Rough Rock International does not like what it sees within the Trump that is former Taj in Atlantic City, which the company purchased in March for $50 million.
Hard Rock Chairman Jim Allen, A trump that is former entertainment employee, is now tasked with renovating his previous boss’s grand vision in Atlantic City.
Billionaire Carl Icahn’s bargain cost selloff designed the rough Rock was acquiring a Boardwalk property for cents on the dollar, as former casino developer turned US President Donald Trump built the resort for $1.2 billion in 1990.
But upon better examination, complex Rock officials say it’s likely to price a pretty penny to refresh the 2,010-room hotel and gaming space, and rid it of a India-themed décor.
‘The sum of money we’re going to have to invest to eliminate all those minarets and all that purple, Jesus! What were we thinking?’ Hard Rock Chairman Jim Allen told the Associated Press this week.
The minarets Allen relates to would be the spire and crowns that are onion-shaped ornaments found round the Trump Taj Mahal.
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Although the company owned by the Seminole Tribe in Florida got a premiere spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk for a rock-bottom price, Hard Rock executives say the initial budget of $350 million won’t be nearly enough to trnsform the area into a proper Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Allen estimated that the project’s cost shall inc