Two Giant Observations Wheels set for Las Vegas.

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Home Inspector with Certified Structure Inspector IOS #1730, EA #30

While doing research for my next trip down to Las Vegas I was excited to see they have broken ground and poured the foundation for the SkyVue observation wheel at the south end of the strip.  This wheel will be almost 500 foot tall and have air conditioned gondolas. It will be very noticeable with its 50,000 sqft of led signage on each side. The site will also include 140,000 sqft of retail space. This is an exciting new attraction but it appears it’s not the only one.

I also discovered that Caesars Entertainment was adding its own observation wheel to the middle of the strip. The 550 foot tall High Roller wheel will be located behind the Imperial Palace and Flamingo as part of the Linq project. The project will demolish O’Sheas, tear out the Flamingo tennis courts, and a remake of the Imperial Palace and will also bring 24 new buildings and 200,000 sqft of retail space.

The one thing about Las Vegas is it doesn’t stay the same. I look forward to checking out the new construction during my trip in the near future. 

Comments (4)

Diane Daley
Caron's Gateway Real Estate - Northumberland, NH

my next trip will be different with new things to see and explore, glad to hear things are starting to happen

May 12, 2012 12:51 AM
Rob Ernst
Certified Structure Inspector - Reno, NV
Reno, NV-775-410-4286 Inspector & Energy Auditor

One thing about LAs Vegas is that it always changes.

 

May 15, 2012 07:19 PM
Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
Las Vegas, NV

Hello Rob ...

Did you know that VB works construction projects in Las Vegas Nevada? I have worked on HUGE construction projects for 10 years now and will also be working on these 2 projects. As I am working on the Ferris Wheels in Las Vegas I will take photos and videos if possible ...

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Jun 07, 2012 01:19 AM
Rob Ernst
Certified Structure Inspector - Reno, NV
Reno, NV-775-410-4286 Inspector & Energy Auditor

VB I didn't know that. Yes pics and video are great. Next time I come down (July) I'm bringing my hard hat.

Jun 07, 2012 03:32 PM