You are here

Can this real estate gimmick save the world?

Selling clear-water lakes to property developers is just a ripple on the surface of Crystal Lagoons' huge ambitions

BT_20160513_GIMMICK13_2277925.jpg
Mr Wynn intends to replace a golf course in Las Vegas with a huge Crystal Lagoons man-made lake.

New York

IN April, Steve Wynn announced plans to tear up the golf course that lies behind two of his Las Vegas hotels and replace it with a 38-acre (15.4-hectare) man-made lake - about the size of 30 American football fields.

Rising from the middle of the lagoon, Mr Wynn said