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VBD Weekly / APRIL 14 2023

MGM Receives Official Certification of Its $10 Billion Development in Japan

APRIL 14 2022 / ISSUE NO. 71 / ARCHIVE

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MGM Receives Official Certification of Its $10 Billion Development in Japan

Rendering (Courtesy of MGM Resorts International)

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has officially certified the Area Development Plan submitted by Osaka Prefecture/City and Osaka IR KK, a joint venture entity between MGM Resorts Japan and ORIX Corporation. This certification is one of the final steps in the licensing process for MGM Resorts Japan and its joint venture partner to start the new $10 billion development project in Osaka.

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Nevada Receives $63 Million Federal Funds to Upgrade Water Infrastructure

Photo by Ricardo Frantz / Unsplash

More than $63 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law has been awarded to Nevada to improve or replace the state’s water pipes, tanks, and treatment plans.

In February, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto announced that the state of Nevada will receive $11,390,000 this year from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) to help communities upgrade essential water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure.

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AIA Las Vegas Celebrates 2nd Annual Women Building Nevada Symposium

AIA Las Vegas Women In Architecture 2nd Annual Women Building Nevada Symposium 2023 (Photo credit: 501 Studios Photography)

The American Institute of Architects Las Vegas Chapter’s Women in Architecture Committee hosted its 2nd Annual Women Building Nevada Symposium during Women’s History Month at the Blind Center of Nevada.

The mission of the symposium was to celebrate, elevate and acknowledge the women who make a different in the community and built environment through design, planning, construction, development, and public policy.

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Q&A: Sara Hall, VP of Client Services at Braintrust, on Marketing and Media Strategy for Businesses

Courtesy of Sara Hall

Sara Hall is the Vice President of Client Services at Braintrust, an integrated marketing agency firm with offices across the country. For over 15 years, Hall has influenced hospitality in Las Vegas and beyond. Before Braintrust, she was instrumental in the strategy and development of hotel promotions and marketing campaigns for multiple properties with MGM Resorts International.

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Urban Farm Opens in Historic Westside

From left: Ward 5 Planning Commissioner Anthony Williams; MGM Director of Diversity Relations Maria Gatti; Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman; MGM Chief People, Inclusion and Sustainability Officer Jyoti Chopra; Councilman Cedric Crear; City of Las Vegas Chief Community Services Officer Dr. Lisa Morris-Hibbler; and MGM Vice-President of Diversity Equity and Inclusion Tony Gladney. (Courtesy of City of Las Vegas)

A new urban farm opened at Las Vegas’ Historic Westside this week. The project was funded by a $500,000 donation from MGM Resorts International to The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE.

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VGK Ball Hockey Rink Opens in Lorenzi Park

Courtesy of City of Las Vegas

A new ball hockey rink opened in City of Las Vegas' Lorenzi Park this week. This project was funded by a donation from the VGK Foundation, with support from the NHL, to The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE.

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