Malden Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Deborah Burke joined a group of City of Malden officials led by Mayor Gary Christenson on a recent tour of the casino project in Everett. The group learned several interesting facts about the $2.5 Billion Encore Boston Harbor during the tour which will include a 37,000 square foot convention center; a 671 room hotel; and a 200,000 square foot gaming area. The complex is scheduled to open on June 24, 2019.
Here are some of the facts shared by casino officials conducting the tour:
The hotel lobby will include curved escalators, a statue of the cartoon character Popeye and a carousel.
There will be 12 restaurants on the property including a steak house, oyster bar and craft beer brew pub.
The convention center could hold up to 4,000 persons.
A total of 900 new trees and 10,000 shrubs are being planted on the site.
There will be water shuttles from Boston and a harbor walk for visitors.