The Genting Group unveiled their master plan and architectural design for its newest Destination Resort, Resorts World Miami, during a reception with more than 300 of Miami’s business and civic leaders September 14, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami.
Genting Chairman and Chief Executive KT Lim and Arquitectonica Co-founder and Principal Bernardo Fort Brescia were on hand to give guests the very first look at plans for the $3.8 billion, 30-acre project, oneo of the largesr developments projects in Florida history, which promises to reshape the Miami skyline. Notable attendees included Genting Chairman and Chief Executive KT Lim, Arquitectonica Co-Founder and Principal Bernardo Fort Brescia, State Representative Erik Fresen, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, and prominent business leaders such as Neisen Kasdin, Cesar Alvarez and Tibor Hollo.
Resorts World Miami includes a series of four hotels with a total of 5,200 rooms and two residential towers featuring 1,000 units. The Destination Resort will include a super-luxury hotel, a contemporary hotel, a convention hotel, and a family hotel, offering a lodging option for each segment of the market.
The towers sit atop an 8-story podium where guests can immerse themselves in a double-story, 250,000 square foot luxury retail galleria; more than 50 restaurants, lounges, bars and nightclubs; a high-tech multimedia entertainment area showcasing the music and culture of Florida and South America; and 700,000 square feet of convention and meeting space which includes a 200,000 square foot column-free ballroom, the largest in the United States.