Complex Rock Atlantic City will reopen to guests next Memorial Day weekend should the business’s $500 million renovation remain on schedule.
When the former Trump Taj Mahal opens as Hard Rock Atlantic City, the resort will celebrate the genre of rock ‘n’ roll.
That’s in accordance with company officials whom say the facelift will transform the Trump that is former Taj home as a rock ‘n’ roll-themed casino resort.
Hard Rock, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, purchased the shuttered Taj Mahal in March for just $50 million, pennies on the dollar in comparison to what President Donald Trump paid to build the resort in the 1980s that are late. The former real-estate designer and casino businessman turned politician and now president spent over $1 billion constructing the Boardwalk place.
Showing up before the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA), intense Rock Global Senior VP of Design and Construction Joe Emanuele unveiled, ‘We hope to start demolition by the following month and complete construction by August.’
Upping the Ante
Rough Rock had initially planned to spend $300 million energizing the Taj, but upon further inspection, understood more capital was required to rid the Indian-themed décor.
‘The amount of cash we will need to spend to remove all those minarets and all that purple,’ Hard Rock Chairman Jim Allen said final thirty days. ‘Jesus! What had been we thinking?’
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