Monday, January 3, 2011
Jay-Z Opens The $3.9 billion Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas
Jay-Z and Coldplay performed for a who's who of celebs at midnight on Friday—with surprise appearances by Kanye West, Beyoncé and John Mayer—and the party hardly stopped there.
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a luxury resort casino, hotel and condo that broke ground in October 2005 just south of theBellagio on the west side of the Las Vegas Strip and consists of two highrise towers. The resort opened on December 15, 2010. The $3.9 billion project features 2,200 condominium-hotel units; 800 hotel rooms; a 75,000 sq ft (7,000 m2) casino; 300,000 sq ft (28,000 m2) of retail and restaurant space; a 40,000 sq ft (3,700 m2) spa and fitness facility; an 1,800 seat theater; and 150,000 sq ft (14,000 m2) of meeting/convention space