On February 14, Swinerton Builders Seattle joined the Cowlitz Indian Tribe on its reservation land in northern Clark County, Washington, along with development partner The Mohegan Tribe for a groundbreaking ceremony commemorating the start of construction on the new Cowlitz Casino resort and entertainment facility.
Swinerton Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Cowlitz Casino Resort
The celebration featured traditional Cowlitz and Mohegan spiritual ceremonies, drum circles, and a line of speakers who helped celebrate this important milestone. Approximately 500 people were in attendance including: representatives from the offices of U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell and Senator Patty Murray, past and current state legislators, city officials, former Clark County commissioners, Clark County Fire & Rescue commissioners, local residences, and leaders of the Cowlitz Tribe and The Mohegan Tribe.
Located on the 152-acre Cowlitz Reservation, Swinerton is currently providing construction services on the 368,000-square-foot project. Once complete, the casino will feature gaming, dining, entertainment, and a meeting facility. The premier new gaming and entertainment destination will open its doors to the public in spring 2017.