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Photo: An interior view of STK at the Cosmopolitan.
STK, Tao and Todd English P.U.B. named among top U.S. restaurant bars
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Dining website OpenTable.com has named three Las Vegas hotspots among the best restaurant bars in the country as part of the site’s annual Diner’s Choice Awards.
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Ventis at Vdara: CityCenter adding a fourth Starbucks
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Business:
A fourth Starbucks shop is slated for CityCenter — this time at Vdara.
Poker skills helped CityCenter CEO Baldwin thrive in business
Poker skills helped CityCenter CEO Baldwin thrive in business
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Q&A:
In an interview with the Sun and VEGAS INC, CityCenter President Bobby Baldwin discusses how his business acumen was shaped by the knowledge he gleaned in becoming one of the world's top poker players.
From red to black: How CityCenter pulled out of the economic morass and started making money
From red to black: How CityCenter pulled out of the economic morass and started making money
Thursday, May 16, 2013
CityCenter never had it easy. MGM Resorts International announced plans to build the $4 billion development in 2004 during the height of Las Vegas' boom.
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Contractors to begin dismantling portions of the Harmon this week
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Structural experts for CityCenter are scheduled as early as Thursday to begin chipping away at sections of concrete in the 26-story unfinished tower on the Las Vegas Strip. They'll be searching for evidence of construction defects they hope to present to a jury this summer. MGM Resorts International, which owns half of CityCenter, seeks to prove flaws that halted construction on the $275 million Harmon four years ago were the fault of its former general contractor.
Photo: The Las Vegas skyline is seen from the top of the
How much does it cost to build a Strip resort?
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Genting Group got a steal on the Strip land it bought this week to build Resorts World Las Vegas, a 3,500-room Chinese-themed resort. The Malaysian company paid Boyd Gaming only $350 million for the 87-acre site of the imploded Stardust and failed Echelon. By comparison, Phil Ruffin sold the 36-acre New Frontier property in 2007 for $1.24 billion, a Las Vegas record.
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Basketball team owner takes $1 million hit in Strip condo sale
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob sold his luxury condo on the Strip to a local casino executive — and took a loss of more than $1 million on the deal. Lacob, who bought the 3,000-square-foot unit in the Mandarin Oriental three years ago for $3.3 million, sold the condo last month to Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chief Financial Officer Kenneth J. Kay for $2.1 million, Clark County property records show.
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CityCenter gets three new Starbucks
Monday, February 25, 2013
The first of three new Starbucks set for CityCenter is expected to open within the next two weeks.
Photo: Randy Anderson and Jenni Lafollette of Minneapolis
New chapel at Aria brings modern edge to Las Vegas weddings
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
If you're looking for a Las Vegas wedding without the kitsch, a new chapel is bringing a contemporary option to the Strip.
Photo: The Veer Towers at CityCenter dwarf the Harmon Hot
Veer Towers has 100 condominium units to sell
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Real estate:
A month after buying most of the remaining condos at CityCenter's Veer Towers, East Coast investors are putting 100 units back up for sale today. Executives with Ladder Capital and Pordes Residential Sales & Marketing plan to sell their 427 condos in phases, said Las Vegas broker Jim Navarro, who is overseeing the efforts at the Strip complex. It will take about three years to sell the entire portfolio, he estimated. Navarro and six salespeople will work out of a 30th-floor suite in the development's west tower.
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MGM Resorts employees take the stage to teach about diversity
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Q&A:
Jim Murren admits to getting choked up listening to employees talk about the hardships they've endured. This week has been especially rough — and gratifying — for the CEO of MGM Resorts International. Murren is one of 50,000 MGM workers who this week will attend "Inspiring our World," a stage show about identity put on by MGM employees for MGM employees. The goal is to teach about the value of workforce diversity.
Harmon Hotel case to be tied up in court well into 2014
Harmon Hotel case to be tied up in court well into 2014
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Litigation over the flawed Harmon Hotel tower at CityCenter will continue well into 2014 under a court order issued Monday. A judge set a June 24, 2013, trial on CityCenter payment issues and a separate trial beginning Jan. 6, 2014, on the Harmon defect claims.
No. 2 executive at CityCenter resigns
No. 2 executive at CityCenter resigns
Monday, December 3, 2012
Bill McBeath, president and chief operating officer of the $8.5 billion CityCenter casino-resort complex on the Las Vegas Strip, has resigned. CityCenter CEO Bobby Baldwin will assume his duties, MGM Resorts International told employees.
CityCenter appeals order that could delay demolition of Harmon tower
CityCenter appeals order that could delay demolition of Harmon tower
Friday, October 26, 2012
CityCenter has asked the Nevada Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that could delay demolition of the flawed Harmon hotel tower and a trial over defects in the structure.
Aria closes its buffet for remodeling
Aria closes its buffet for remodeling
Thursday, October 18, 2012
After three years and strong consumer reviews, the buffet at Aria has closed to remake its food and atmosphere. The buffet closed Monday and is expected to reopen by the end of the year.