• Four story white building
  • Gaming machines
  • Dark room with students playing video games


The four-story, 111,000 square-foot innovation building is the first project completed by Gardner Company as part of a master-planned development envisioned by UNLV, the UNLV Research Foundation, and Gardner for the tech park.

The centerpiece of the building is Black Fire Innovation, which brings UNLV and Caesars Entertainment together in one space to advance current trends in hospitality and gaming technology. Black Fire is a technology hub where new gaming and hospitality concepts will be created and tested in a 43,000 square-foot innovation space that includes elements of mock hotel rooms, a casino floor and sportsbook, an esports studio, and virtual reality facilities.


Harry Reid Research & Technology Park
8400 W. Sunset Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Quick Facts

Year Opened: 2021
Building Floors: 4
Gross Square Feet: 111,000