Las Vegas Sands Corp. will pace up its $1 billion renovation of the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore.
In a proxy assertion issued by Sands Friday, forward of its Could 11 annual assembly, Chairman and CEO Rob Goldstein stated the undertaking to improve two towers on the iconic property is predicted to be accomplished by the tip of the yr.
“Following the easing of journey restrictions in April 2022, a strong restoration in journey and tourism spending in Singapore has occurred,” Goldstein stated within the report. “Our ongoing $1 billion renovation program at Marina Bay Sands will meaningfully improve and increase our premium suite and luxurious tourism choices within the years forward.”
Along with the renovation undertaking, the corporate is investing $3.3 billion in Singapore for a brand new lodge tower, a 15,000-seat area and extra conference area. These enhancements had been introduced in 2019.
“We’re lucky that our stability sheet energy permits us to proceed investing in each Macao and Singapore, whereas additionally pursuing improvement alternatives in new markets,” Goldstein stated.
The Singapore undertaking is being funded with proceeds from the $6.25 billion sale of The Venetian and the Palazzo in Las Vegas final yr.
Among the many new home markets Sands is pursuing: a on line casino operation on Lengthy Island and new alternatives for on line casino resorts in Texas.
The Home State Affairs Committee in Texas on Monday accepted laws that may legalize on line casino playing and sports activities wagering within the state, however the Sands-backed invoice faces an uphill struggle within the Senate.
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