Las Vegas’ famed casino corridor is poised to get a big new competitor: billionaire Tilman Fertitta.
Clark County commissioners are scheduled Wednesday to consider the Houston mogul’s plans for a 43-story, 2,420-room hotel-casino on the Strip. Located at the southeast corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon Avenue, the upscale project calls for restaurants, convention space, spa, wedding chapel, auto showroom and a theater with around 2,500 seats.
It would also include suites and villas, VIP salons, and a bar and lounge for high-limit gamblers, building plans indicate.
Fertitta, owner of Fertitta Entertainment, purchased the roughly 6-acre project site in June for $270 million. The sale included a Tex-Mex restaurant building, a cluster of souvenir shops and other retail space, and a Travelodge motel property.