Atlantic City Council unanimously approved on Wednesday a $2.7 billion plan to turn Bader Field into a Formula 1 racetrack, spurning a competing proposal led by Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein to overhaul the long-vacant site. Any proposal for the 140-acre site would ultimately need final approval from the state of New Jersey, given that the gaming town… Read more »
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Atlantic City’s Showboat Readies Final Renovation Phase
The Showboat Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is finishing up $50 million in renovations set to be done to coincide with the debut of its new $100 million indoor water park this summer. Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein, the Showboat’s owner, on Tuesday said the final phase of remodeling the hospitality property’s 800 rooms, suites, lobby… Read more »
Beyond Blatstein: These 12 new Atlantic City projects could be game changers beginning this summer.
A lot of people roll into Atlantic City touting the next game changer. Like developer Bart Blatstein, whose $100 million water park broke ground in January alongside Showboat, with all the usual Blatstein high-heeled hoopla and publicity, and the promise of a 2023 opening. But in the meantime, there are other, quieter, game changers in… Read more »
Atlantic City’s Reinvention Progresses With Start of $100 Million Water Park Project
It was a chilly 34 degrees outside, but developer Bart Blatstein threw a beach party to kick off construction of his delayed $100 million project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In a large tent right off the seaside vacation spot’s famous boardwalk, waitresses in thong bikinis and waiters in swim trunks served drinks. A near-naked… Read more »