Through a statement in Las Vegas (USA), the company indicates that selection of Madrid gives way to a new phase in which both choose “specific location” in which the project will stand as the definition its final extension. ”
Localities Paracuellos Jarama Madrid / Torrejon, and Valdecarros Alcorcon ( Madrid ) were the municipalities that pushed for the location of the leisure center .
The project Eurovegas, as previously indicated its promoters, will involve an investment of 17,000 million euros, will create 260,000 jobs and could open in 2022.
Las Vegas Sands appreciates both Madrid and Barcelona “time and effort” dedicated to this process.
“We’ve had great support in both cities and are grateful for the friendships that have developed,” said Sheldon Adelson, chairman of the company.
The regional government of Madrid “has been a strong advocate for this potential project,” Adelson said “the selection of Madrid to Barcelona was not an easy choice. ”
“We express our deepest gratitude to the people, both within the Catalan government and those who have served as consultants or advisors for us during the assessment process,” concludes Adelson.