Real Estate Guru Randy Char’s Haute Secrets to Las Vegas


With over 20 years of experience as a luxury producer and broker in Las Vegas, it’s safe to say that Randy Char is an authority on the very best of Las Vegas. Char, who is not only the President of his own newly formed real estate firm, Char Luxury Real Estate, but is also the acting Senior Vice President of Operations and Broker of One Queensridge Place and the acting president of the Las Vegas chapter of AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America), closed a landmark total of $100 million in sales with his team last year. It’s safe to say that you should probably take his advice on the hottest spots in Sin City. Without further ado, here is Randy Char‘s insider’s guide to Las Vegas.

Andiron Steak & Sea, Randy's pick for Best Steakhouse
Andiron Steak & Sea, Randy’s pick for Best Steakhouse

Photo Credit: Bill Milne Where were you born: Marin County, CA

How long in Las Vegas: 20 years, 1995

Neighborhood: Summerlin, Queensridge

Occupation: Broker & President of Char Luxury Real Estate

Favorite Restaurant: Echo & Rig

Best Sushi: Sushi Samba 

Best Italian: Scarpetti

Best dessert: Don’t eat it

Best place for a romantic date: Hire a personal chef 

Best Sunday brunch: Mon Ami Gabi

Best place for a power business meeting: Char Luxury Real Estate Boutique Lounge

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? Palazzo

Best Casino: Encore

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Favorite men’s store – Stitched 

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Tourneau at Caesar’s Palace

Best Spa: One Queensridge Place

Favorite Charity Event: Fashion for Three Square Event

Favorite Cultural Event: Chinese New Year

Favorite Cultural Institution: The Smith Center

Best Steakhouse: Andiron

Best Pizza: Secret Pizza at Cosmopolitan

Best Lunch: Grape Street

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Lifetime Fitness

Best Massage: Red Rock Casino

Best Limousine/Driving Service: ALV

Best Museum/Exhibit: Bellagio Gallery of Fine Arts

Describe your city in three words: Never a dull moment

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Red Rock Canyon

All-around favorite spot in Las Vegas: The Strip

Best Aspect of Las Vegas: Always an opprotunity