Leighton was selected as the contractor to design and build a luxury hotel and casino resort - the Wynn Palace - for Wynn Resorts, one of the world's largest gaming operators. Described by the company as its "single most important project", the Wynn Palace occupied a 21-hectare site on the reclaimed land between the islands of Taipa and Coloane.
The highest levels of finish, quality and workmanship were required for the exceptional designs and world-class facilities of the Wynn Palace, which aimed to establish new standards in excellence and elegance. An enhanced attention to detail and the very best standards in construction was applied to the entire scope of works for the project, which included ground and major foundation works together with construction of a luxury hotel and a mixed-use podium comprised gaming, dining, retail and convention facilities, as well as numerous specialist attractions including a 30,000 square metre performance lake that featured a light show.
The resort site covered a construction floor area of more than 450,000 square metres.