What you need to know
- MGC awarded the resort-casino license in Region A (Eastern Massachusetts) to Wynn MA, LLC on September 17, 2014, after a competitive bidding process.
- The licensing fee is $85 million and requires a capital investment, to include a hotel facility, of at least $500 million. The Commonwealth will receive 25% of gross gaming revenues.
- Major construction is underway. Encore Boston Harbor projects an opening of June 2019.
About the gaming establishment
Description from the Licensee:
Encore Boston Harbor is a proposed $2.4 billion project that will include a five-star resort with more than 600 hotel rooms, high-end spa, retail, dining, ballroom and meeting space. Situated on 33 acres along the Mystic River, the site will allow for public enjoyment of the waterfront with paths that provide access to the harbor and retail and dining experiences that overlook the river walk. The resort will generate more than 4,000 construction jobs and more than 4,000 permanent jobs. Encore Boston Harbor is the largest private single-phase construction project in the history of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
To learn more about Encore Boston Harbor, visit its website.
|Capital investment||~$2.5 billion|
|Pollution remediation / soil removal||$68 million in remediation and cleanup, plus an additional $14 million on landscaping Encore Harborwalk Park|
|Job Listings||Encore Boston Harbor Job Opportunities|
|Vendor Opportunities||Encore Boston Harbor Vendors|
|Diversity Plan||Design and Construction Phase|
|Workforce Development Plan||Operations Phase|
|Total on-site gross floor area||3,100,391 ft2|
|Total gaming positions||4,250|
|Total parking spaces||3,731 (2,931 on-site)|
|RFA-2||Application | Attachments|
For instructions to complete filing, please click here.
|MGC Final Section 61 Findings||Wynn MA Section 61 Findings 4.25.16|
|MGC Public Comment Draft Section 61 Findings|
|MassDOT Draft Section 61 Findings||Draft 3.22.16|
*Statistics do not reflect the most recent Notice of Project Change, dated 2.28.2017