PHILADELPHIA—Hard Rock International has announced an agreement with Bart Blatstein and Tower Entertainment, LLC to manage the first destination casino/hotel in downtown Philadelphia. The proposed casino/hotel project, to be named “The Provence”, will be located on North Broad Street.
“We are thrilled to be working with Tower Developments on this project,” said Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International, in an announcement. “We look forward to bringing years of casino experience to downtown, with many on the executive team having Philadelphia roots. The state-of-the-art venue will provide world-class entertainment with the convenience of the downtown location.”
The new project will also be a boost to the local economy. “The multi- faceted amenities of this unique resort and casino complex will make it a regional tourism attraction that will push the prosperity and boundaries of Center City north on Broad Street,” said Bart Blatstein, President and CEO of Tower Developments.
The project is contingent on Tower Entertainment, LLC being awarded the appropriate licenses and obtaining financing.