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World Market Center Phase III

Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Alternate Name(s):
  • World Market Center Building C
Type(s):
Subtype(s):
Constructed: 2006-09
Opened: 2008-07
Completed: 2008
Cost: $550 M $52 M (Steel Portion of Project) $378 M (Construction Cost)
Size (sq. ft.): 2100000
Other Size Measure: 16 Story
5 Acres

72,000 cubic yards of concrete will be used

9 miles of rubber base along the edge of the carpet
Firm(s):
Owners: World Market Center LLC
The Related Cos. LP
Contractors: PENTA Building Group
Description: Enough carpet to cover the Golden Gate bridge will be used

There will be 34 escalators and 16 elevators

You would need 10 football fields to completely cover the building in grass.

There are 400 show rooms.
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: Illia, Tony. “Biggie size: World market center does a mammoth expansion.” Southwest Contractor. January 2007: 31-33.

"Nevada Best of 2007: World Market Center - Building 3." Southwest Contractor. December 2007: 102-103.

"Nevada Best of 2008: World Market Center - Building C." Southwest Contractor. December 2008: 96.

"Southwest Contractor: 2006 Top Projects Nevada." Southwest Contractor. June 2007: 54.

"World Market Center Phase Three." Emporis. 2004. [Online]. Available: www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=203443 Accessed February 21, 2005.

"On Top of their game" Las Vegas Review-Journal. September 2007: pg 1.
Spatially Direct Parent: World Market Center
Spatially Largest Parent: World Market Center