American Dream ‘Retail-tainment’ Expects 300,000 Visitors A Day

American Dream Miami is expected to become the largest mall in America, but the company behind the project says that they aren’t mall developers, according to the AP.

Triple Five Worldwide Group said at a recent county hearing that the a lot of the 6 million square project is  ‘retail-tainment.’ It should become an alternative attractions in Orlando such as Disney World.

The project is proposed to include an indoor ski slope, water park, submarine ride attraction, skating rink, 2,000 hotel rooms, theaters, a performing arts center, and eateries. Total space:

  • Retail – 3,500,000 square feet
  • Entertainment – 1,500,000 square feet
  • Hotel – 2,000 rooms
  • Common Area – 1,200,000 square feet

The developer predicts that American Dream Miami will draw 300,000 visitors a day.

A county vote on the project is expected in fall, and completion is forecast for 2022.