Marina Bay Sands is a high-end resort fronting Marina Bay here in Singapore where there are a lot of attractive amenities such as bars, condominium and hotels like South Coast Bistro and Bar, Marina One Residences, and Marina Bay Sands Hotel. At $8 billion, including the land cost, it was billed as the world’s most expensive casino property.
It includes a hotel with 2,561 rooms, a 120,000 sq m and 1.3 million sq ft of convention exhibition center, an 800,000 sq ft of The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall, museum, two huge theatres, two floating Crystal Pavilions, skating rink, “celebrity chef” restaurants, and the world’s largest atrium casino that consists of 1,600 slot machines and 500 tables thaw was opened April 2010.
It is topped by a SkyPark that was officially opened last June 2010, with a capacity of almost 4,000 people and an infinity swimming pool. The 20-hectare resort was gorgeously designed by the Moshe Safdie architects.
The ArtScience Museum was opened to the public last Febuary 2011 and debuted by a 13-minute light, laser and water show called Wonder Full marked the full completion of the resort.
It was originally set to open last 2009 but the Las Vegas Sands Corp. faced delays caused by labor shortages and rapidly increasing cost of materials. Though it has been compared in development costs to CityCenter at MGM’s with condominium properties consists of three of the seven main structures being sold off.
Its full grand opening together with the opening of the seven celebrity chef restaurant and the floating pavilions was last September 18 and 22 of 2011 respectively.
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