THE ELVIS PROJECT
News 3/25/08 - More Details on the Development
FX Real Estate and Entertainment Inc.
revealed its development plans Monday in a 10-K filing
with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
According to GlobeSt.com, the first phase of the $3.1-billion "Park Central" project includes a 2,269-room,
luxury, Elvis-themed casino-hotel and a luxury branded
five-star, 778-room boutique-hotel with 147 residential
There will also be:
- 93,000 sq. ft. casino
- 206,000 sq. ft. of convention
- a 1,605-seat multi-use
- 100,000 sq. ft. of entertainment
- 94,000 sq. ft. of retail
- 14 restaurants
The tower will be topped with a
rooftop restaurant, converting to a lounge after hours.
The property will also include seven luxury villas
overlooking the pool area.
A future phase is to include a 1,000-room hotel.
Klai Juba Architects and YWS Architects have been hired
to work on the plans.
News 8/3/07 Elvis is
Metro Flag has sold it's
17.72 acre strip-front property to FX Luxury Reality for
$180 million dollars. FX Luxury wants to develop a (yet
Elvis themed casino/hotel and condo project on the site.
covers the land on the corner of Harmon Ave and LV Blvd
(currently housing the Harley Davidson Cafe and the
Travelodge) including the
Hawaiian Marketplace in front of Polo Towers and the
land to the south of Polo Towers where a small plaza now
There are height restrictions on the Hawaiian
FX is partly owned by New York Entertainment group
CKX. CKX owns licensing rights to Elvis, Muhammad Ali
and American Idol. So, those themes could pop up soon as
All this while MGM is
shaking the themes out of its hotels, go figure.
the press release