An architect of record and a project manager have been hired for the $925 million resort-casino to be built at Baltimore's National Harbor by MGM Resorts. The mixed-use, high-rise building will feature "a conventional concrete-framed plinth from the lowest level to the entertainment floor, and structural steel and composite steel framing systems from the gaming floors to the roof," writes Michael Neibauer. What has yet to be decided is who the general contractor will be. At least eight big-name firms attended a pre-bid conference on Wednesday.
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