Cosmopolitan opens on the Strip
The Cosmopolitan opened its doors to the public on the Las Vegas Strip last week after a troubled 5-year construction.
Ground was broken on the site between the Bellagio and City Center in October 2005. The original developers defaulted on a loan of US$ 760m in 2008. The Cosmopolitan is now owned by Deutsche Bank and the estimated cost has spiralled from US$1.8 billion to US$3.9 billion.
Brandon Flowers from Las Vegas band Killers was the star act of the opening night. New Year’s Eve will see Coldplay and Jay Z take to the stage.
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