Developer Announces Plan To Build Nation’s Largest Mall And Theme Park In Miami

Developer Triple Five is proposing to build a mall near Miami Lakes that could be the largest in the U.S.

In addition to the mall, the project would include a theme park with simulated ski slopes, an ice skating rink, a legoland, submarine rides and sea lions. It would cost as much as $4 billion to build.

Triple Five owns the Mall of the Americas in Minneapolis, which currently holds the title as the largest mall in the country.

The project would be built on 200 acres at the intersection of I-75 and the Turnpike, within the UDRB. Mayor Gimenez told Doug Hanks of the Miami Herald that a deal is in place that would waive a lease that the school board has for part of the land. 80 acres would then be sold by the state of Florida to the county, which would resell it to Triple Five. The rest of the land is owned by the Graham Companies.