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Resorts World Las Vegas Construction Is Imminent

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Mar 2015
Resorts World Las Vegas filed for permits with the Clark County Zoning Commission to make "Temporary Aesthetic Improvements" to the property under Title 30 of Commission code. Resorts World is planning on building two showroom/preview centers...

Tagged: resorts world las vegas   genting   echelon   construction   stardust   

The Next Big Thing

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Jul 2014
After the early aughts building boom limped to its inevitable, sad conclusions - botched construction, bankruptcies, postponements, fire sales and abandonments - the thought that something, anything... new and great would be built on the...

Tagged: resorts world   echelon   themes   spectacle   atrium   fountains   wax moustaches   

Boyd Retains Stardust Name

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Mar 2013
In response to a question by Vegas Internet Mafia All Star and Boyd Gaming aficionado JeffinOKC, the RJ's Howard Stutz asked corporate overlords if the name "Stardust" was sold to Genting as part of the...

Tagged: stardust   imperial palace   boyd gaming   resorts world   echelon   

Welcome To Beautiful Resorts World Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2013
A picture postcard that says, simply, Welcome to Beautiful Resorts World Las Vegas in red and brown over a group of angularly frosted, chocolate hued hotel towers, the base of which is surrounded by a...

Tagged: resorts world las vegas   paul steelman   echelon   genting   boyd gaming   design   architecture   

Wow: Boyd Sells Echelon To Genting for $350M

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2013
I'll bet Sam Nazarian wakes up with a boner this morning. Boyd Gaming has elected to pull the rip cord on the long stalled Echelon Place project and sold the 85 acre property to Malaysian-based gaming...

Tagged: boyd   genting   echelon place   resorts world las vegas   mergers and acquisitions   2014   

Vegas Gang #78: With 100% More Roger Gros

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 May 2012
Late last week, the Vegas Gang Podcast welcomed notable gaming biz commentator Roger Gros to talk a little about his background and more importantly tackle some of the issues in the news lately. I've met Roger...

Tagged: vegas gang   roger gros   sls   wynn cotai   echelon   

Echelon Delayed Until 2018!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 May 2012
Boyd Gaming has filed a request with Clark County to extend the time frame of existing permits for the Echelon development for an additional six years [PDF]. The applicant indicates that given the state of the...

Tagged: echelon   boyd gaming   north strip   sls las vegas   

Echelon Watch: No News Is News

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Feb 2012
If you had the chance to ask Boyd Gaming CEO one question what would it be? I'm willing to wager a jar full of change that that most concerned people would inquire to CEO Keith Smith...

Tagged: echelon   

Echelon Renderings Unveiled

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 May 2011
VT super tipster Mac89103 ferreted out a slew of Echelon renderings that we've never seen before... some fascinating views of lighting effects and decor of the shopping promenade and exterior plaza. In a...

Tagged: echelon   interiors   renderings   

The 3rd Annual 'Is This The Year Echelon Restarts?' Post

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Apr 2011
All this yapping about the north end of the strip has given me a case of Echelonitis. Can anybody suggest a good saave? I decided to do a little snooping to see...

Tagged: boyd gaming   echelon   

Awesome: Ovi Maps Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 19 Apr 2011
Nokia recently launched a competitor to Google maps, entitled Ovi, that features some truly stunning 3D imaging of a handful of iconic cities. You guessed it, they've got Vegas and it looks amazing. ...

Tagged: echelon   fontainebleau   project linq   

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