MGM Springfield is located in Springfield, Massachusetts, and will be a hotel-casino with 250 guest rooms, and is currently under construction. MGM Springfield currently has limited or no dining options. Opening planned September 2018.
MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno met privately today with their respective teams to discuss the status of the largest economic development in the City's history. Accompanied by MGM Resorts President Bill Hornbuckle and MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis, Murren was at Springfield City Hall at the Mayor's request to discuss next steps in the evolving design and construction of MGM Springfield. After the meeting, Murren said, "I felt it was important to come to Springfield to discuss our vision and commitment for this project. The complexities of designing and building an urban outward-facing destination resort casino have come to the forefront recently. Putting all the related challenges on the table for the Mayor was paramount." Murren continued, "The Mayor clearly expressed his concern over the way recent design changes were communicated to the City. We agreed that this is a dynamic process and that MGM will be assertive in keeping the City informed. We know we need to work even harder to maintain the public's trust and I assured him that work has already begun."...read the rest