Strip casinos closed, but coronavirus has not stopped more than $7 billion in tourism projects

Coronavirus closed the Strip, but the pandemic hasn’t shut down the Las Vegas tourism industry’s largest construction projects. Development is continuing on the $2 billion Allegiant Stadium, a $980 million expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the $4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas resort, and the privately funded Circa Casino-Resort in Downtown. Governor Steve Sisolak ordered a 30-day shutdown of Nevada’s casino industry along with numerous “non-essential businesses” in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, which is nearing 100 cases in the state

Read more: Howard Stutz, CDC Gaming Reports