LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) December 14, 2006 -
The second annual Las Vegas Symposium on Financing, Developing & Operating Condo-Hotels was held last week at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
The event was organized by the Informational Management Network (IMN) which brought together over 600 builders, owners, developers, analysts, and financial lenders nationwide and internationally to discuss everything and anything about condo-hotels.
Las Vegas real estate and development expert, Paul Murad, chaired the panel, "What is built in Vegas stays in Vegas: an overview of the local market for condo-hotels." Nationally recognized as an "Ambassador" for Las Vegas real estate, Paul is the author of the acclaimed book, "Manhattanizing Las Vegas", which details the latest trends in Las Vegas real estate. Panel members included: Jack Christie, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Trump International, Las Vegas; Bob Hamrick, Senior Vice President/Broker, Project CityCenter MGM Mirage; Mark Birtha, Vice President of Development, Edge Star Partners/W Las Vegas Hotel Casino Residences; and attorney Jim Mace, Partner, Snell & Wilmer.
"There is still a lot of interest in Las Vegas," said Murad. "Our roundtable on Thursday and the panel on Friday were one of the most attended during the conference. Developers, lenders, and hotel operators are very interested in capitalizing on Vegas opportunities."
The panelists collectively addressed the topic and fielded several audience questions involving the changing market, how to launch a successful condo-hotel project, the benefits of buying a condo-hotel, buyer demographics, and projected Las Vegas market trends.
International Management Network is a company that equips finance and commerce investors with forums, prompting the exchange of knowledge for today's world of finance, real estate, and investment. Recognized for its quality forums, IMN has become a source of education for the global community, with conferences held in over 30 cities nationwide. Visit http://www.imn.org for more information.
About Paul Murad
Paul Murad serves as the Advisor to the High-Rise and Commercial Division of Realty ONE Group, Nevada's fastest growing real estate company. He is the President and CEO of METROPLEX Development Group, drawing on 15 years of experience in marketing, international business and real estate. Among several projects, METROPLEX is developing Gateway Las Vegas, a 39-story hotel with private residences to be built in Downtown Las Vegas. A real estate developer, a renowned speaker, and a Las Vegas real estate expert and consultant, Paul is also the author of the acclaimed book, "Manhattanizing Las Vegas-How to Profit from the Next Phase of Mega-Growth," which details current Las Vegas real estate trends and the emerging high-rise market. He is recognized as the expert on this subject by local and national media, and industry professionals. Visit http://www.ManhattanizingLasVegas.com for more information.
Kellie Mendonca (702) 450-2343
METROPLEX Development Group