Hard Rock announces renovation plans for Mirage rebrand

November 29, 2023
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The company will update the pool area, expand theater and casino floor spaces.

Hard Rock International (HRI) has released details regarding plans to renovate the Mirage’s existing resort pool, according to a local report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The company’s design plan was recently approved by the Clark County Commission.

In addition to the pool area upgrade, the company said it will add another 1.2 million square feet to the resort. The extra area will be home to another theater, along with ballroom and retail spaces, the local report said.

The commission also approved exterior changes to Mirage’s aesthetic that include replacing its signature volcano attraction with a tower in the shape of a guitar. The all-suite tower will stand 660 feet tall once completed.

So far, HRI has not offered comment on when construction will begin for the renovations. However, the company’s records with the commission have confirmed it will remove the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat.

This attraction permanently closed about a year ago.

Once expansion is finished, the Mirage’s casino space will be 174,000 square feet. Its new convention space will take up 283,000 square feet.

The updated theater will offer 6,265, nearly twice as many as it has now.

In other related news, California’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tejon has announced that it is expected to break ground by the end of the year, according to a recent company social media post.

The casino posted on Facebook and said groundbreaking could happen “sometime in December.” However, no dates have been released regarding an opening date. In addition to Facebook, the casino has set up an Instagram and posted renderings of the new facility.

The casino project first got the green light last year, according to a KGET local news report. Local and federal officials approved construction for the $600m destination to go up on 52 acres of land near Mettler, within a half-hour drive of Bakersfield.

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