developments on the Las Vegas Strip were recently
announced: a giant hotel tower is going to be built!
Construction on the 645-foot tall, $300 million,
Trump International Hotel and Tower is expected to
begin during the first quarter of 2005 and will
front Fashion Show Drive between Las Vegas Boulevard
and Industrial Road. The tower is to be built on 3.5
acres of vacant land and is directly across from the
Nordstrom and Robinsons-May department stores at the
Fashion Show mall. Construction is expected to take
18 to 24 months.
The latest plans
call for a 1.6 million-square-foot tower that would
house more than 1,000 condominium-hotel units
ranging in size from 636 square feet to 1,057 square
feet, with combinations of 1,693 square feet.
Another 50 "residential homes" would range in size
from 3,000 square feet to more than 10,000 square
feet. Each use will have a separate lobby.
Joel Bergman, of
Bergman, Walls & Associates, says, "We think we
out-did ourselves." In a news release from the Trump
organization, it says the tower will be patterned
after the Trump International Hotel and Tower in
Manhattan. It is described as a "645-foot tower,
clad in 24k gold glass with sparkling white
Plans for Trump
International Las Vegas include a plaza deck where
their will be a deluxe restaurant, a lounge, a
workout facility and a really nifty boutique.
purchase units in a condo-hotel and can use them
at-will and can opt to place the units in a rental
pool that will rent out the units like a hotel when
they are not in use by their owners. Some
condo-hotels place limits on the amount of time
owners can use the units. But Ruffin said that would
not be the case with Trump International.
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