FIFTH STREET GAMING TO CELEBRATE DOWNTOWN GRAND CONSTRUCTION COMMENCEMENT
Dozens of construction workers representing the hundreds of jobsite workers to gather in support of major project that is part of downtown transformation.
Executives of Fifth Street Gaming, a Nevada-based casino management company overseeing the redevelopment of Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino, will join dozens of construction workers, Mayor Carolyn Goodman, city officials and the Valley High School marching band to officially mark the commencement of construction on the 650-room downtown hotel.
Active demolition and construction are already underway on Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino, which anchors Downtown3rd, an emerging metropolitan center that will eventually include 18 bars and restaurants on 3rd Street between Stewart Avenue and Ogden Avenue and the surrounding downtown neighborhood.
The pre-Thanksgiving Day gathering is a celebratory event to commemorate the launch of construction and providing employment to hundreds of people over the next year. Downtown Grand is expected to be complete year-end 2013.
WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 @ 9 a.m.
WHERE: 3rd Street between Stewart Avenue and Ogden Avenue – in front of Downtown Grand, Triple George and MOB BAR. Parking at Downtown3rd garage on the corner of Ogden and 4th Street.
Mayor Carolyn Goodman, city of Las Vegas
Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow, city of Las Vegas
Seth Schorr, CEO, Fifth Street Gaming
Dozens of construction workers from Breslin Construction and its sub-contractors
United Viking Marching Machine – Valley High School
About Fifth Street Gaming
Fifth Street Gaming (FSG) is a Las Vegas, Nevada-based casino management company led by CEO Seth Schorr and founded by Schorr and his partner, Jeffrey Fine. Fifth Street Gaming will own and operate seven Las Vegas gaming locations, including the Lucky Club Casino and Hotel, Opera House Saloon and Casino, Silver Nugget Casino, Little Macau Ultra Tavern, Gold Spike Casino & Hotel, Siegel Slots and Suites and MOB Bar. Combined, these properties operate over 1000 machines, two dozen table games and 400-plus employees. FSG is also overseeing redevelopment and eventual operations of Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino, formerly Lady Luck Hotel & Casino. Downtown Grand is scheduled to open in late 2013 and is planned to include 600 slot machines 35 table games and 650 employees. Through their successful management of these properties, Schorr and his highly experienced team have garnered a strong reputation for reinvigorating dated properties with new technology, systems and enhanced amenities. The principals of Fifth Street Gaming also control, through affiliates, the LEV Restaurant Group, a Food & Beverage operation that owns and operates more than 35 restaurants in the Las Vegas area with combined revenues exceeding $25 million. The LEV Restaurant Group is the local area developer for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Jamba Juice, and has a number of internally developed concepts including i♥burgers, Lobster ME and The Daily Kitchen & Wellness Bar. For more information, visit www.fifthstreetgaming.com.