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Hotel near Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin approved

Updated December 5, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Clark County commissioners on Wednesday approved plans for a 14-story hotel next to Las Vegas’ new baseball stadium.

The plans, by Summerlin developer Howard Hughes Corp., call for a 267-room, 218,000-square-foot hotel on Pavilion Center Drive just south of Las Vegas Ballpark.

The 10,000-person capacity stadium is also being developed by Howard Hughes and is across the street from the company’s 106-acre Downtown Summerlin mall, off Sahara Avenue and the 215 Beltway.

Commissioners approved the plans as part of the hearing’s so-called routine action items, a cluster of proposals that are voted on together in one motion. No one made any comments about the hotel.

According to county documents, the hotel would include a restaurant, rooftop bar and spa. The 4.3-acre project would also feature a two-level parking garage.

Howard Hughes spokesman Tom Warden, who attended Wednesday’s hearing, declined to comment on the project after the vote.

The baseball stadium – backed by a 20-year, $80 million naming-rights deal with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority – is expected to be finished next year. Dallas-based Howard Hughes owns the minor-league team that will play there.

The club, the Las Vegas 51s, is being renamed, with Howard Hughes executives planning to unveil the new name and logo Saturday.

Contact Eli Segall at esegall@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0342. Follow @eli_segall on Twitter.

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