Sands Tapped for New Resort in Singapore

The Las Vegas Sands Corp. has been selected to develop a resort at MarinaBay by the Singapore government. The Marina Bay Sands will house two 2,000-seat theaters, an entertainment zone, outdoor event plaza and an ArtScienceMuseum. Luxury retail outlets with stores such as

Saks Fifth Avenue
and Neiman Marcus will be located at MarinaBay along with celebrity chef restaurants debuting the talents of Charlie Trotter, Thomas Keller, Pierre Gagnaire and Hiroyuki Hiramatsu. The property will also have 2,500 hotel rooms in three towers. Other companies vying for the project included Harrah's Entertainment, Genting International and MGM Mirage.

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