At the helm of Fontainebleau Las Vegas, one of the largest construction projects in the United States, Mufson is setting the stage for a new era of hospitality
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fontainebleau Development, a premier real estate development group specializing in large-scale lifestyle developments within the hospitality, retail, residential, and commercial sectors, has announced Brett Mufson as President and Chief Executive Officer of Fontainebleau Las Vegas. A new hotel for a new era, Fontainebleau Las Vegas is currently under construction and will debut in the fourth quarter of 2023. Mufson remains President of Fontainebleau Development.
Fontainebleau Development’s Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Soffer remarked, “Brett and I have spent years together as partners and he is a brilliant leader whose expertise provides us an extraordinary amount of confidence to build our brand with unparalleled consistency and focus. After years of critical contribution to the overall Fontainebleau Development brand and the building of Las Vegas, we are now poised to successfully run our entry into the Las Vegas market and establish our legacy on the Strip.”
In 2021, Mufson’s instrumental leadership helped steer the company’s re-acquisition of the property along with the reinvigoration of Soffer’s original strategic vision for Fontainebleau’s brand and Fontainebleau Las Vegas. As President and CEO, Mufson will be responsible for leading the development of one of the largest construction projects in the United States as the new resort pioneers the next generation of Las Vegas’ luxury hospitality industry; leading every detail of design, operations, and guest experience.
“I’m honored to lead the future of the Fontainebleau brand and take our iconic masterpiece that is Fontainebleau Miami Beach, with its remarkable history, culture, and design and evolve it into the Las Vegas market, one of the most phenomenal cities in the world,” said Mufson. “As we near our 70th anniversary as a brand, this is a dream opportunity to work with our best-in-class executive team to pioneer and set the stage for a new era of luxury hospitality.”
Additional details about the project can be found at fontainebleaulasvegas.com.
About Fontainebleau Development, LLC
Founded by Jeffrey Soffer and lead by his partner Brett Mufson, Fontainebleau Development, one of the country’s premier real estate development and hospitality groups, has a diverse portfolio which includes properties in the hospitality, gaming, residential, retail, commercial, and luxury services sectors. The company builds, owns, markets, and operates their properties, providing expertise in each stage of a project’s life cycle with a relentless focus on delivering the best quality in everything they do. Fontainebleau Development has established a diverse portfolio of premier assets such as Big Easy Casino, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Hilton Downtown Nashville, and numerous residential landmarks such as Turnberry Ocean Club, Turnberry Ocean Colony, Porto Vita, the Tresor and Sorrento towers at Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The company has also built nine residential towers in Las Vegas, including Turnberry Towers and Signature (in partnership with MGM Resorts International). Its luxury services division includes Fontainebleau Aviation, Turnberry Yacht Club & Marina, Turnberry Isle Country Club, and some of the highest grossing and well-known nightlife, dining and health and wellness destinations in the world. Over a 50-year history, Fontainebleau has been involved in over 100 projects representing in excess of $38 billion in total transaction value.
About Fontainebleau Las Vegas
Fontainebleau Las Vegas is a vertically integrated, luxury 67-story hotel, gaming, entertainment, and meeting destination scheduled to open fourth quarter of 2023. Created by Fontainebleau Development, which builds, owns, and operates premier hospitality, commercial, retail, and luxury properties, in partnership with Koch Real Estate Investments, Fontainebleau Las Vegas brings full circle the company’s longtime vision of hosting its iconic brand on the Las Vegas Strip. Located at 2777 S. Las Vegas Blvd. adjacent to the acclaimed Las Vegas Convention Center expansion, Fontainebleau Las Vegas will feature approximately 3,700 luxury hotel rooms, 550,000 square feet of convention space, and a world-class collection of restaurants and shops, pool experiences, vibrant nightlife options, and coveted spa and wellness offerings.
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