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  • Vegas Rock Star: Hard Rock Hotel Glams it up with $750 Million Expansion Southwest Contractor, March 2009

    The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino knows cool. Since 1995, the stylish Las Vegas hotspot at 4455 Paradise Road has hosted such live acts as the Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Snoop Dogg.

    Now the 647-room Hard Rock is about to more than double its cool. The 16.7-acre complex is undergoing a $750 million addition and upgrade, designed by Klai Juba Architects, the Las Vegas firm responsible for Mandalay Bay and Four Seasons Hotel. New York City designer Mark Zeff is creating the interiors and 860 new guest rooms.

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  • M. J. Dean Construction Achieving Business Excellence, Thursday, March 19, 2009

    Although there’s plenty of lucrative building work in Las Vegas, it’s not always possible to get complete and unfettered access to the site, as Alan T Swaby learns. From a vacationer’s point of view, possibly one of the biggest turn-offs possible is to find construction work taking place at the resort you’ve chosen.

    By the same token, few if any resort owners can afford to shut their premises down while major refurbishments are taking place. Somewhere in the middle is the contractor who has the responsibility of keeping both sides happy.
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  • Paradise in the Palms – New Palms Place Grows Skyward In Las Vegas, May 2007

    Contractor M.J. Dean Construction is building the third tower at the Palms Casino Resort. The $350 million, 50-story concrete tower will provide almost 600 units for residences which can be rented out as hotel rooms to guests.

    Palms Place, an ultra-posh new condo-hotel, is taking shape a few blocks west of the Las Vegas Strip.

    The $350-million, 599-unit skyscraper is located next to the 34-acre, 664-room Palms Casino Resort at Flamingo Road and Arville Street. M.J. Dean Construction of Las Vegas, is the general contractor.
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