News for the Hospitality Executive
MGM Mirage Joint Ventures with a Chinese Company to Build
350-room MGM Grand Hotel in the Industrial Port City of Tianjin, China
|LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2008 - MGM MIRAGE Hospitality, a subsidiary
of MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), along with its joint venture partner Diaoyutai
State Guesthouse today announced that they have executed definitive agreements
with Sinosteel International Plaza Co., Ltd. to provide development and
management services for a major mixed use project in Tianjin, China. The
project, to be called "Sinosteel International Plaza" will be built in
two phases, and will consist of two towers, including luxury hotel, residential,
conference and office components. Diaoyutai/MGM Grand Hotel Management
Co., Ltd. ("Diaoyutai/MGM Grand") will develop and operate in the 88 floor
main tower a 350 key luxury hotel, to be called "MGM Grand Tianjin," a
50 suite "Skylofts at MGM Grand," and 60 luxury MGM Grand condominium residences,
together with related spa, restaurant and ancillary facilities.
MGM Grand Tianjin is the first announced project of the joint venture between China's renowned Diaoyutai State Guesthouse and MGM MIRAGE Hospitality, which will manage branded luxury hotels and resorts in major markets in China.
Groundbreaking for the first phase of Sinosteel International Plaza is expected later this month. Sinosteel International Plaza, with MGM Grand as a key element, will be a cornerstone of the Xiangluo Bay Project in Binhai New District, a major development area in Tianjin. Tianjin is Beijing's gateway city, and also a famous port city in Northern China, with more than ten million people.
MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected development companies with significant holdings in gaming, hospitality and entertainment, owns and operates 17 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has 50% investments in four other properties in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois and Macau.
Statements in this release which are not historical facts are "forward looking" statements and "safe harbor statements" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and/or uncertainties, including risks and/or uncertainties as described in the company's public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
|Also See:||FIU School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in Tianjin, China Has First Graduating Class in Hospitality of 29 Students / May 2008|
|St. Regis Opening Three New Properties in Tianjin, China, Osaka, Japan and Bangkok, Thailand / July 2007|