Downtown Las Vegas becomes jewel of the Desert with the city’s redevelopment Centennial Plan. The renaissance of the hub of Las Vegas, Nevada real estate has taken its initial steps with many development proposals and new mid rise and mixed use buildings. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman calls this positive signs that downtown will become an unearthed gem.
Southern Nevada has is both a world class city and a tourist destination. The Entertainment Capital of the World has a big multifaceted master plan called the Downtown Centennial Plan.
This plan has been recently revised last year subdivides a 3,948 acre redevelopment into nine districts. These districts encourage residential, cultural and commercial projects following various, construction, streetscape and architectural standards, as well as the preservation of historic buildings, neighborhoods and improvements to exteriors.
The Union Park development is a main element to the downtown renaissance. The multiuse development located on 61 acres of city owned land east of I 15, World Market Center, Las Vegas Premium Outlet Mall and west of the Union Pacific railroad, will include hotels, retail, medical buildings, commercial, a theater and a park.
Mayor Oscar Goodman sites Union Park as his legacy. The multiuse project will connect many different components.
Newland Communities is the managing partner and makes use of certain design standards for the Union Park’s development.
An important design standard includes an integration of art in a developer’s real estate. Additionally, all projects must become LEED certified by Leadership in Energy and Environment Design. The U.S. Green Building Council has go green building qualification guidelines that include development, construction and operational goals to achieve.
Downtown Las Vegas becomes jewel of the desert with Centennial Plan.