If the first public hearing for American Dream Miami is an indicator of what’s to come, the developer of the largest proposed mall and theme park project in North America is in for a long battle.
Triple Five, whose principals
developed and own the Mall of America in Minnesota, is looking to build
6.2 million square feet of shopping and entertainment space, including
several amusement parks, along with 2,000 hotel rooms. The project could
cost an estimated $4 billion, generate 32,000 in construction jobs and
over 14,000 full-time equivalent jobs and $237 million in annual hotel
bed taxes, Triple Five executives say.. . . more