Las Vegas Sands Company Profile
Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a hotel, gaming, and resort development company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. It owns the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, the Sands Expo and Convention Center, and Venetian Macao Limited, a developer of multiple casino hotel resort properties in the People's Republic of China's Special Administrative Region of Macau.
|Las Vegas Sands Corp. History|
NOTE: This is the history of the current company "Las Vegas Sands," not the storied Sands casino hotel
1979: Sheldon Adelson founds the COMDEX computer trade show, which eventually becomes the world's largest trade show, and provides Adelson with income to explore other acquisitions
1989: Sheldon Adelson buys the Sands Hotel and Casino
1990: Sands Expo convention center opens
1995: Adelson sells the Interface Group Show Division, including the COMDEX shows, for a cash price in excess of $860 million, and uses the money to begin planning the Venetian
1996: The Sands is closed and imploded to make way for the Venetian, an all-suite casino resort; the Sands Expo Center is not demolished, and is integrated into the Venetian property
1997: Ground is broken on the Venetian
1999: The Venetian opens on the Las Vegas Strip, as a 3000-room plus all-suite hotel
2003: The Venezia Tower, a 1,013-suite expansion of the Venetian, opens
2004: Adelson takes Las Vegas Sands Corp. public; its stock is traded under the ticker symbol LVS
2004: Sands Macau opens; it is the first foreign-owned casino in Macau
2004: Construction of the Palazzo Casino Resort, adjacent to the Venetian, begins
2006: Las Vegas Sands was awarded the license to construct an "Integrated Resort" (casino resort), tentatively named The Marina Bay Sands, in Marina Bay, Singapore.
2007: Venetian Macau opens
2008: The Palazzo, adjacent to and connected to the Venetian in Las Vegas, opens
2009: Sands Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) opens
2010: Marina Bay Sands (Singapore) opens
2012: Sands Cotai Central (Macau) opens
|Las Vegas Sands: Current Properties|
Las Vegas, Nevada
Sands Cotai Central
Marina Bay Sands
NOTE: LVS spells Macau as "Macao" when naming their SAR properties
|Las Vegas Sands: Financial Info online|
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