Harrah’s Jazz Casino


Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Construction Value: $800 million
Client: Harrah’s Entertainment
Start Date: 1998
End Date: 2000

Pearson and its joint-venture partner provided on-site program management of design and construction for the only land-based casino in Louisiana, the $800 million Harrah’s Jazz Casino in downtown New Orleans. This project included almost one million square feet on four levels. The lower basement level is used for valet parking while the upper basement level includes administrative offices. The main floor contains 100,000 square feet of gaming space, rivaling any casino in Las Vegas.