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Las Vegas building codes may thwart innovative shipping container development

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Las Vegas building codes may thwart innovative shipping container development


May 25, 2012

A developer wants to build a commercial development out of steel shipping containers in Las Vegas, but city codes would have to be altered or the project would have to obtain waivers for it to receive the city’s go-ahead. Plans show steel containers stacked on elevated decks, with restaurants, bars, and small shops facing inward toward a central plaza on what are now two empty lots.
(http://www.reviewjournal.com/opinion/editorials/throwing-code-it)

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