30 Dec For owner of downtown Las Vegas motel, the time was finally right for new on-site venture
When Raj Patel’s family took charge of a Fremont Street motel 15 years ago, he said, the downtown corridor had no shortage of homeless people, prostitutes, drug addicts and dealers, and vacant buildings.
Today, the area still grapples with blight. But Fremont Street has new bars and restaurants, retailers, real estate projects and a new clientele walking around — and the Patels are getting in on the action. Read the full article