- The project redevelops 76-acres of parking lot and hotel/casino into one cohesive “city within a city.” This is the world’s largest LEED development.
- Erosion control strategies are implemented, by using geotextiles to stabilize soils, plants for root stability and retaining walls to divert water.
- Over 200,000 plants planted.
- The project controls and manages invasive species.
- Seed source and reference communities were considered when choosing plants. The project supports biodiversity through rare plants or endangered plants.
- 60% reduction in water for irrigating the landscape.
Carbon, Energy + Air
- Locally sourced and recycled materials were used.
- With a 5% investment to achieve LEED Gold, there is an energy savings of more than 30%.
- One of the single most expensive privately funded projects in the western hemisphere, CityCenter phased its opening.
- 8,000 construction workers and 39 cranes were on-site at the peak of construction. CityCenter created 12,000 new permanent positions along its many projects.
- Recycled and reused more than 260,000 tons of construction waste and more than 80% from the imploded Boardwalk Hotel.
- The project provides optimal site accessibility, safety, and wayfinding.
- Designed as a walkable urban environment, visitors can walk from room to shows, shopping, dining, activities, and events.
- Users are still satisfied. Facebook has a 4.5-star rating from 2,594 votes and 28,130 likes. Google search trends peaked in December 2009.