Shari Sanderson at Award Realty
News > More Reasons to Live on the Las Vegas Strip
published on 2014-09-16 by Shari Sanderson
The sheer volume of construction going on in and around the Las Vegas Strip continues to astound us. If you like to live in the midst of the action, there are more reasons than ever to consider buying a condo right downtown. There are already some fantastic newer high rise homes and luxury lofts to choose with more are on the way.
The SLS Las Vegas (the highly anticipated $415 million dollar renovation of the Sahara) recently opened with 80,000 sq ft of completely renovated space. The original Sahara, once the desert icon of cool, has come back to life as a fresh, new luxury hotel with an updated panache, outstanding fine dining and some of the city’s best nightclub entertainment. The residences at the Allure are incredibly undervalued, in my opinion, being located just opposite the SLS.
Later this year, Malaysia-based Genting Berhad will start construction on Resorts World Las Vegas – an 87-acre resort across from the Wynn and next door to the Sky Las Vegas condos. With an estimated cost of $4 billion, Phase 1 of this new resort will house a 175,000 sq ft casino, 3,000 new hotel rooms, 30 new restaurants, a massive aquarium, an indoor waterpark, rooftop observation deck and a Panda Bear exhibit – all made to resemble a Chinese village. Eventually this 87-acre urban space will house four high rise towers. It has an estimated total cost of $7 billion.
By the same token, MGM Resorts International recently partnered with Cirque du Soleil and an investment firm to build a permanent, 33-acre outdoor concert venue called ‘City of Rock.’ This event park will have a seating capacity of 80,000 and will be located at the southwest corner of Sahara Ave and the strip. This development promises to draw even more tourists to Las Vegas and should be a boon for the Allure tower as well as Sky Las Vegas, Turnberry Place and Turnberry Towers.
But wait, that’s not all. More than 60 Las Vegas restaurants have either just opened, are scheduled to open or have been renovated and redesigned. Here are my top five favorite restaurants on the strip.
Crush: Eat Drink Love is at the MGM Grand. This is a casual atmosphere that celebrates communal dining and where chef-created plates are mostly made for sharing. Raise a glass from a choice of more than 300 curated wines, beer and spirits in an atrium atmosphere that imitates the natural light of the sun.
Wing Lei is Michelin Star awarded Chinese restaurant at the Wynn Las Vegas. This is an elegant fine dining experience that’s a feast for eyes as well as the stomach. Choose from an artfully blended fusion of Cantonese, Szechuan and Shanghai influenced dishes with many vegetarian options.
Yusho is a contemporary casual Japanese restaurant at the Monte Carlo. It features tapas plates of grilled “street food,” craft cocktails and wine pairings. Travel & Leisure Magazine named it one of the best new restaurants in Las Vegas in 2014.
The Blind Pig is located inside the Panorama Towers, just off the strip in downtown Las Vegas. It features counter-ordered, seasonal artisan food and specialty market items. There’s also a lounge that opens after 5 pm.
Eat Drink Wild Las Vegas is a downhome gem inside the Ogden Hotel. It isn’t just a restaurant, it's part of the farm-to-table movement and features farm fresh produce, gluten-free pizzas and other delectably “primitive” foods. Grab a kale cupcake or register for their special pizza-making class.
Between world-class restaurants, top notch entertainment, and high-class shopping, you may never want to leave the Strip! And I should know -- my team and I spend nearly every day in and around the Las Vegas Strip, so you know you're in good hands with our expertise. We’d love to help you find your piece of the Strip.
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Whether you know it as 'Sin city', 'the Entertainment Capital of the World', or 'The Gambling Mecca', Las Vegas is most likely a city you are quite aware of. What you may not know, though, is that Las Vegas is also a great place to live and work (and not just play).
The Las Vegas Strip, the most popular and intriguing area of the city, is home to world-class hotels, casinos, restaurants, and some of the most stunning high-rise condos. Most condos on The Strip have the amenities of a luxury hotel, while having the advantages that only an owned residence can bring.The Las Vegas Strip is the center of all the action and Las Vegas condo buyers have more choices ...
Allure Las Vegas is an extraordinary community for luxury living. Allure has a magnificent 40-story high rise tower overlooking the world famous Las Vegas Strip. Interior floor-to-ceiling walls of glass, aligned with soaring ceilings of nearly 10 feet and private balconies, seamlessly merge interior and exterior space. Allure has 15 different floor plans, ranging in size from 662 to 4207 square feet. Finishes include upgraded stainless steel appliances, granite counters, Italian cabinets, ...
Characterized by its unique blue glass framework, the 45-story Sky Las Vegas is a great choice for those who want to be on the strip and live in luxury. Condos range in size from the reasonably priced one bedroom unit at 870 square feet, to the ultra-luxury 3-story suites with private elevator and 5,000 square foot rooftop garden patios.
The SkyGarden, an outside recreation area, includes a pool with cabanas, a Jacuzzi, and an outdoor fire pit. It also features a putting green ...
Turnberry Towers is located just off Paradise Road, one block from the Strip, and opposite Westgate (the old Las Vegas Hilton). There are 2 buildings in this high rise development - both were built in 2006-2007. Because it is away from the strip by a block, outdoor living on the balconies is somewhat quieter than other high rise buildings right on Las Vegas Blvd. You still have great city and strip views though, either on your private balcony or through the expansive floor-to-ceiling ...
Turnberry Place is an upscale Las Vegas highrise condo building that affords residents a cosmopolitan living experience in the ambiance of an exclusive private club. This elegant four-tower highrise is a block off the strip on Paradise Road. Residents enjoy a valet, concierge and limousine services, and the community boasts outstanding amenities including sparkling indoor/outdoor pools, a 30,000 square foot European-style spa and fitness center, and a tennis facility.
The 89109 zipcode covers the east side of the Las Vegas Strip from Sahara Ave. to Tropicana. Though most of this area consists of hotels, there are some great highrise condo buildings to consider.
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