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World Market Center

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Las Vegas, NV
Constructed: 2003
Completed: 2013
Cost: $3 B $129 M (Phase I) $345 M Building B $540 M Building C $450 M Building D
Other Size Measure: 57 Acres
1.3 million sq.ft. Phase 1
7.5 million sq.ft. Phase 2
2.1 million sq.ft. Phase 3
1.5 million sq.ft. Phase 4
Owners: World Market Center, LLC
Contractors: The Whiting Turner Contracting Company
Executive Architect: JMA
Interior Designer: JMA
Landscape Architect: JW Zunino & Associates
Structural Engineer: DeSimone
URL (bibliographic):
Description: Projected 12 million sq.ft. when completed
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: 2006 Nevada Best of 2006 Southwest Contractor, December 56-80.

"A Full House: Sin City stacks the deck in designers' favor." By Craig Kellogg. Interior Design v.76 n.3 (2005).

Berton, Bret. "Tapping into TIF: Tax increment financing helps turn a redevelopment district around and promising projects to pencil out." Urban Land. September 2007: 114-118.
"Bigger is Bigger." Nevada Contractor, October 2004, 20.

"Broyhill planning to lease showroom in new LV market." Las Vegas Review-Journal 29 January
2003: 2D. Includes rendering.

Chris Jones, "Furniture Showcase Opens in LV." Las Vegas Review Journal. July 26, 2005. [online] available Accessed:7/26/05.

Craver, Richard. "Manufacturers link to proposed trade show." Las Vegas Review-Journal 1March
2002: 3D.

Goodman, Oscar. "Discover Las Vegas all Over Again!." Urban Land. September 2007: 58-60.

Illia, Tony. "Shop 'Til You Drop." Southwest Contractor, August 2004, 66-67.

Jones, Chris. "'Every Week There's Something New.'" Las Vegas Review-Journal. 19 November 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed November 19, 2004.

Jones, Chris. "Furniture Showdown: Ready to Rumble." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 15 May 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed May 16, 2005.

Jones, Chris. Symposium, Tour Ease Tenant Concerns: World Market Center Executive Vows Las Vegas will Lure Furniture Industry." Las Vegas Review-Journal, 6 May 2004, 1D & 8D.

“JWZ goes green.” JW Zunio & Assocoiates. (2007).

"NAIOP Salutes Best of '05." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2 April 2006. [Online]. Available: Accessed April 3, 2006.

Mylchreest, Ian. "Market Sets World-Class Goals." Las Vegas Business Press, 6 September 2004, 1 & 16.

Przybys, John. "Going Up: Making a Statement-No Longer Cartoony, Las Vegas Architecture Takes on Sophisticated Air." Las Vegas Review-Journal. 6 March 2005. [Online]. Available: Accessed March 7, 2005.

"New and notable." Architecture Las Vegas 1, n.3 (2002): 15-21.

Restrepo, John and Maria Guideng. "Real estate market overview." Urban Land. September 2007: 94-104.

Roberts, Alana. "Downtown Las Vegas's Urban Renewal: Revitalization of downtown and its arts and entertainment district bolsters its potential." Urban Land. September 2007: 108-113.

Shubinski, Jennifer. "Onward and Upward." Las Vegas Sun. 27 August 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed August 31, 2004.

Spillman, Benjamin “Winter Las Vegas trade market: market keeps on growing.” ReviewJournal January 20, 2007. .

"World Market Center One." Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: Accessed February 8, 2005.

"World Market Center Phase I." Southwest Contractor, June 2004, 60.
Spatially Direct Parent: Union Park
Spatially Largest Parent: Union Park
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