Steve Wynn’s Wynn Resorts was beset by legal challenges but it still hopes to split ground on the Wynn Boston Harbor project this summer.
Wynn Resorts’ legal battle to get its $2.1 billion project in Everett, near Boston, off the ground received a boost on when the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recommended the company for a waterfront development permit friday.
The Everett project, which will be referred to as Wynn Boston Harbor, was beset by legal challenges at every change, despite having been awarded state video gaming license by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in late 2014.
Wynn has been sued by the City of Boston, as well as the City of Somerville, over the water from the former chemical plant on which project are going to be built. Meanwhile, the populous City of Revere, where a competing Mohegan Sun proposal failed to win over the gaming payment, has sued the gaming commission for failing to be won over by its competing proposal.
Whilst the Boston lawsuit was tossed out in December 2015 by a judge whom blasted it if you are ‘spurious,’ and filled with ‘inflammatory descriptions,’ and ‘hyperbole,’ the Somerville challenge remained the impediment that is only proceeding.
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Construction was halted four months ago when Somerville’s mayor, Joseph Curtatone appealed the waterfront permit which had initially been approved by the DEP in Continue reading “Wynn Resorts Receives Environmental Approval for Boston Harbor Project”