We are trying avoid reusing GTA V models since we want to achieve a more detailed environment that fits todays standards more, as you can see at the railtracks that are now fully modelled and allows us to make us more variation on the railtracks. Or on the landscape that is now more smoother for more realistic looking later ingame.
I hope this doesn't mean that you aren't using GTA V's props, because you originally stated that you wil be using those. Otherwise you will need a lot extra time. Awesome pics btw, especially the last one.
Most of the stuff in Las Vegas are unique, therefore we need to make some from scratch.
But very generic things like Lampposts, traffic lights and trees or palms etc.. will be reused from GTA V of course, since they fit to a Las Venturas environment.
But things like trash cans, restaurant props, Bus stations etc.. will not be reused from any other GTA game.
We will not completely avoid them, but we are trying using as less as possible
And thanks ^^