Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia - Center Bar

Community Impact

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia has committed to serve as a transformative development that will create maximum community benefits for the City of Philadelphia and its residents including: 

  • $2 billion in economic stimulus to the City
  • $100 million in tax revenues for the City in its first five years of operation, including $25 million to Philadelphia’s School District
  • Contributions of over $15 million during the project’s first 10 years to support improvements and enhancements to the local community
  • Over 5,000 new jobs 
  • Construction and vendor opportunities for local, minority, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses
  • $145 million in estimated new wages and salaries (direct and indirect) during construction
  • Local and diverse workforce hiring  
  • A commitment to living wages for all 5,000 team members including a minimum wage of no less than $12.00 per hour for the 2,000 permanent jobs and all contractors during operations, currently 65.5% over the region’s minimum wage
  • Apprenticeships and training programs 
  • Marketing partnerships with area sports teams, businesses and attractions to promote the City of Philadelphia and surrounding communities
  • Enhancement of hotel, dining, and entertainment amenities in the region to attract thousands of new visitors to the area