Suncity opens Wakayama IR office

Wakayama has delayed the process to select a private partner for its IR bid.
Wakayama has delayed the process to select a private partner for its IR bid.

The new location will serve as a base for the company’s Japanese team and will have a public cafe and venue for community events.  

Japan.- Suncity Group has offered a preview of new offices in Wakayama, Japan, which will open to the public on Friday.

The casino and resort operator has expressed its interest in participating in this city’s bid for one of three integrated resort (IR) licences Japan plans to issue in 2021.

At the new office, visitors will be able to view scale models and videos of the firm’s concept for the future resort in the city.

Although Wakayama has postponed the process to select a private partner for its bid, Suncity has pressed on to establish itself as a brand in the city.

This new office measures 354 square meters will serve as base for its Japan team. It will also offer a public cafe and an event venue where Suncity plans to host seminars addressing gambling addiction.

Suncity has committed to represent Japanese culture and natural heritage in its IR project, for which it’s assigned a budget of between US$3.9 billion and US$4.5 billion.

It says the IR would have 2,600 hotel rooms and villas, restaurants and a sky lounge, spas, an exhibition venue, indoor sports facilities and would offer boat tours to nearby coastal towns.

Along with Suncity, the only other known potential private partner for Wakayama’s IR bid, it Canada-based Clairvest Group.

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