Las Vegas CityCenter a 'No Sweat' Building Project
Over the past three years, the mammoth MGM Mirage CityCenter project-a 66-acre, $14 billion new construction gamble in the heart of Las Vegas-has played out like a real-life cliffhanger novel.
Its main characters include a Hollywood movie empire, cash-rich Arab sheiks, high-rolling international financiers and some of the world's biggest casino operators. The project has teetered on the edge of bankruptcy, but with completion now less than a year away, it's about to pay off.
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