January 24, 2019
DeSimone Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Robert Stimson and Tarek Bannoura to Associates in the firm’s structural design practice in Las Vegas. Together, the new Associates will facilitate DeSimone’s expanding presence as a leader in the built environment.
Robert and Tarek are important members of our Las Vegas team and we value their skill and expertise. Their extensive industry experience will provide tremendous benefit to our clients in the United States and internationally.
– Stephen DeSimone, President/Chief Executive , DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Mr. Stimson brings with him over 40 years of experience in structural engineering and management for an extensive range of projects, including multi-unit residential, hotels, casinos, office buildings, educational facilities, industrial facilities, airports, stadiums, and shopping centers.
Some of Mr. Stimson’s notable projects include Resorts World Las Vegas, a $4 billion hotel and casino currently in development in Las Vegas; the Four Seasons Hotel at the Surf Club, a 1.3-million-square-foot project in Surfside, Florida; Circa Resort and Casino (formerly 18 Fremont Street), a casino and hotel tower in Downtown Las Vegas, and the Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego.
Mr. Bannoura has over 25 years of experience that includes an extensive range of commercial developments, educational facilities, entertainment complexes, hotels, and casinos.
Mr. Bannoura’s projects include Resorts World Las Vegas; the Northern Quest Resort & Casino Expansion, a 295,000-square-foot gaming facility expansion in Airway Heights, Washington State; the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, a new seven-story 420,000-square-foot hotel in China; and a 400,000-square-foot expansion of the Cache Creek Hotel and Event Center expansion in Brooks, California.