X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

LAS VEGAS-The largest development with CityCenter—the 4,004-room Aria Resort & Casino—opens for business today on the Las Vegas Strip. Located at the back of the $9-billion 63-acre development, Aria features 150,000 square feet of gaming area, 26 bars and restaurants, a 215,000-square-foot pool area, an 80,000-square-foot spa and a permanent Elvis-themed Cirque du Soleil show.

Over the last two weeks three other pieces of the six-tower, 17-million-square-foot development have opened, including the 1,500-unit Vdara condo-hotel, the 500,000-square-foot Crystals shopping center and the 400-unit Mandarin Oriental hotel. The development also includes the 674-unit Veer Towers, the development’s only strictly residential building, and the 400-room Harmon Hotel, which is slated to open in late 2010.

The LEED-Gold 6,800-unit development was designed by eight architectural firms including Pelli Clarke Pelli; Kohn Pedersen Fox; Helmut Jahn; RV Architecture LLC, led by Rafael Vinoly; Foster + Partners; Studio Daniel Libeskind; David Rockwell and Rockwell Group; Gensler; and Tihany Design. The executive construction manager was Tishman Construction. The general contractor was Perini. MGM Mirage launched a new web site for the development a few weeks ago.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

GlobeSt

Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.