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US – Island Resort and Casino announces $30m expansion

By - 16 January 2020

The Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Council has approved a $30m expansion of the Island Resort & Casino in Harris, Michigan to include over 100 hotel rooms.

In response to high customer demand, the addition is to be connected to the south end of the current 11-story Palm Tower complete with three guest elevators and lobby. A high end dining venue, as well as convention space is planned for the top floor. The expansion also includes a pool with water park features for kids and young adults under 18.

Bids were taken by the Island Resort management selecting Wisconsin firm Quintus 3D to lead the architectural and engineering aspects of the project. They designed the Drift Spa, new hotel lobby and retail space at the Island Resort & Casino and also work with many Indian tribes across the country. Iron Mountain, MI firm, Gundlach Champion, was chosen to oversee the construction management of the project. They built the Island hotel’s Sun Tower and 1998 expansion of the Casino along with the water plant and numerous other Hannahville Indian Community projects.

Engineering, design and bidding will be ongoing through spring of this year. Construction is scheduled to begin in June with expected completion during the 2021 calendar year.

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