Integrated entertainment resort completes in difficult climate
City of Dreams is a brainchild of Lawrence Ho some five years ago, an integrated entertainment resort is set to become the “must experience” destination in Macau. Developed by Melco Crown Entertainment Limited, an entertainment company listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (NASDAQ: MPEL), held its official grand opening ceremony in June 2009. Leigh & Orange is proud to have performed as the Executive Architect of City of Dreams.
Located in the heart of Cotai in Macau, City of Dreams combines electrifying entertainment, stylish nightclubs, an amazing array of accommodation, regional and international dining, designer-brand shopping, as well as a spacious and contemporary gaming experience.
The initial opening of City of Dreams features a 420,000-square-foot casino with approximately 520 gaming tables and approximately 1,350 gaming machines and 2 iconic hotel towers namely Crown Towers and Hard Rock Hotel providing approximately 600 guest rooms. Initial opening also includes over 20 restaurants and bars; an impressive array of some of the world’s most sought-after retail brands; and The Bubble, an iconic and spectacular audio visual multimedia experience; extensive landscaping and waterscape features; parking and back of house facilities.
Dominic Lam, Managing Director of Leigh & Orange, commented:
“I heartily congratulate the full team involved in the project, particularly for their dedicated attitude and excellent coordination with numerous consultants and suppliers. We are absolutely delighted to have been commissioned as the Executive Architect for City of Dreams project which now represents Asia’s premier integrated entertainment destination resort offering international design and operating excellence.”