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Seeing how much the skyline has changed since 1990 to 2016 I would like to know how much will Las Vegas change from now to 2030?
 

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I love Vegas, and the growth, atleast on the strip has been fantastic. However, I don't see a lot of future growth skyline wise anytime soon.

First, you have the huge Fountainblue that is hulking empty and uncompleted over the north strip. If nobody can take this over, it is likely going to be demolished. Perhaps one of the largest projects to be topped out and then demolished, but we shall see.

The future of Vegas is unfortunately not gaming, but entertainment, conventions and perhaps sports. This may draw new skyline icons, but not likely. New tech will not likely locate on the strip or downtown. They would find much better property values in the suburbs.

Will Vegas always be a hotspot? Of course. But IMO the growth will slow again except for the areas I outlined above.
 

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Cheap tech goes for bargains. Like call centers.

But higher-paying tech often goes for urban cores with transit, walkability, etc. -- at least the startup culture and creative firms whose lifeblood is getting the best young (and just best) talent.

I haven't been to LV in a long time but it seems like the city center should be a candidate for this, though not too close to the main casino areas.
 

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I think the question should be what will Vegas look like in the future with limited water sources.
Indeed. Some SW cities are already adapting. Palm Springs is now removing grass-lined streets and replacing them with desert motif or just rocks.

With record heat moving in, (122 in PS, 120 in Vegas), this issue is again front and center.
 
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