The approval has been given for the eight-story hotel tower addition to the Downtown Grand where the current valet area on the East side is located. This addition the third tower at the property will add another 495 rooms to the current room total bringing the overall resort to 1,124 rooms. The Downtown Grand is a nice property with a nice pool deck area, the problem for the property since it opened has been its location, a block off the Fremont Street Experience. The Downtown Grand has been doing things such as concerts and pool events to get people to walk the mainly empty block between the resort and Fremont Street. The addition of more rooms to the property should get more people staying onsite which will help the casino and restaurants on the property.