$1 Billion Resort- Convention Complex Announced for Mesa

Thursday’s AZ Republic had an article regarding the announcement of a new hotel and conference center that will be build in Mesa at the site now occupied by the General Motors Desert Proving Ground just east of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. This is near the intersection of Elliot Rd and Ellsworth Rd. The article indicates the development will include a hotel with at least 1,250 rooms, retail stores, restaurants, and a championship golf course. They are expected to break group in the summer of 2009 after GM moves it car testing operations to Yuma.

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