Saipan gets extension on Imperial Pacific Resort construction

1:27 pm on 26 April 2017

The company building the Imperial Pacific Resort in the Northern Marianas has been given a 16-month extension to complete its construction.

The Imperial Pacific Resort on Saipan.

The Imperial Pacific Resort on Saipan. Photo: Supplied./ Mark Rabago

The Hong Kong-based company plans to spend $US550 million on the 400-room project on Saipan which was to be finished by August.

It cited the impact of Typhoon Soudelor, difficulty in shipping materials to Saipan, and dearth of workers as reasons for the delay.

The company has also received an extension on its operation of Best Sunshine Live, a temporary casino training facility.

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