The Mall of America in Fox Hills, Missouri, is about to get a major boost from a mall that is considered the best in the country.
The Mall’s grand opening on April 12 will bring more than 40 million visitors a year, more than any other mall in the world.
The first two days are free and will open the doors to the world to the mall’s “superior” shopping experience.
“The biggest benefit of this new mall is that the people are going to be able to get what they want,” said Steve Storrs, the president and chief executive officer of Storrows Family Malls.
“People will be able get a lot more than what they could have gotten at any other shopping center.”
The Mall will have about 2 million square feet of retail space, about a third of the mall, including a grocery store, three restaurants, and a fitness center.
It will also have a fitness facility, an ice rink, a pool, and an indoor basketball court.
Storrs said the new facility will help the mall stay competitive with other large malls in the region.
He said the mall is the first in the nation to bring in $800 million in total private investment, and that is a significant number of dollars.
The money will be used to renovate the mall and add new shops, such as a movie theater, a movie theatre, and restaurants.
“There’s a lot of potential for growth,” he said.
“We’re in a very good position in the marketplace.”
The new space, which will be open to the public for the first time, will allow the mall to increase its total number of stores by 30 percent.
Storries said the total of new stores will be at least 30,000.
The mall is also looking to expand its services.
The company will hire a team of 40 people to run the new shopping center and expand its workforce, and it will expand its food service offerings.
Storgers said the company is working to keep the mall as affordable as possible, and to create a better atmosphere for the customers who will walk through the doors.
“It’s a very big undertaking,” he told The Associated Press.
“It will be very difficult.
It’s not easy to make this happen, but it’s an exciting opportunity for our family to try and make this a success.”
Copyright 2016 The Associated Statesman – All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.
Read or Share this story: https://sgfnow.co/1R0V3Vk