The LVCVA board approved an amended contract with Terry Miller of Cordell
Corp., the owner representative on the convention center project. The contract pays $438,000 a month for the first three years and $186,000 a month for the final year, totaling $18 million from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2021. publicly funded project which would enable the public agency to evaluate the proposal on any basis other than the competence and qualifications of the registrant to perform the type of services required,” the code says.
The two design teams that finished second and third in the competition, RV Architecture of New York and Kansas City, Missouri-based Populous, were given $250,000 each for their efforts, and the LVCVA will retain their intellectual property. It remains to be seen whether TVS will incorporate any of their ideas in the final design.
The financing of the convention center expansion and renovation was authorized in the same legislation that provided $750 million in public funds for the Las Vegas stadium project. A 0.5 percentage-point increase in Clark County’s hotel room tax was approved in legislation for the convention center authorized in a special session in October 2016 and added a piece of financing to the package that will fund the expansion and renovation project.
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