Steve Wynn's Wynn Resorts happens to be beset by legal challenges but it still hopes to break ground regarding the Wynn Boston Harbor task this summer time.
Wynn Resorts' legal battle to get its $2.1 billion project in Everett, near Boston, off the ground received a boost on Friday as soon as the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recommended the company for a waterfront development permit.
The Everett project, which will be known as the Wynn Boston Harbor, happens to be beset by legal challenges at every turn, despite having been awarded a continuing state gaming license by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in late 2014.
Wynn has been sued by the City of Boston, as well as the City of Somerville, across the water from the former chemical plant on which project is going to be built. Meanwhile, the City of Revere, where a competing Mohegan Sun proposition failed to win over the video gaming payment, has sued the gaming commission for failing to be won over by its competing proposal.
As the Boston lawsuit was tossed out in December 2015 by a judge whom blasted it for being 'spurious,' and filled with 'inflammatory descriptions,' and 'hyperbole,' the Somerville challenge remained the only impediment to proceeding.
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Construction was halted four months ago when Somerville's mayor, Joseph Curtatone appealed the waterfront permit that had initially