The project began at the dawn of the Great Recession and went unfinished for over 6 years. Its empty frames mirrored the city's devastated economy as the incomplete complex sat looming over the 215 Beltway. Jeremy Aguero, principal analyst with local research and economics consulting firm Applied Analysis, told the LVRJ, "People who drove by Downtown Summerlin saw it every day. It was a symbol of just how difficult a time we went through as a community and an economy. Now it represents the opposite -- a reflection that the market has turned."
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Photo: Justin Yurkanin