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New Ripley Entertainment attraction for Universal Blvd.?

Discussion in 'Other Orlando & Central Florida Tourist Spots' started by RichOBJ, Dec 21, 2016.

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    http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/...ment-snags-23-acres-on-universal.html?ana=twt

    I dug through some of their other brands. Dont think the aquariums, mini-golf or Louis Tussauds will happen due to I-Drive already having those. I'm guessing the Mirror Maze, Haunted Adventure of Moving Theatres makes more sense.

    Thinking about it some more, I think if they really wanted to maximize that 23 acres, why not do multiple brands. Universal Blvd has the critical mass to accommodate Ripley's very own I-Drive 360-esque development with three attractions.
     
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    I thought you made a mistake when reading Louis Tussauds but that place looks hilarious.

    Louis Tussauds House of Wax quiz: guess the celebrity waxworks - Telegraph
     
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    Oh god Luis Tussauds, what a garbage fire.

    I think a smart move would be to build a resort at this property.
     
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    The two red circles appear to be what Ripley acquired in this recent sale. The upper right parcel may be a bit smaller, based on the legal description. Overall, pushes Ripley to about 40 acres total with their existing 23 acres to the south there.
     

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    That's a relative ton of land. I wonder what they're planning.
     
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    Wasn't that the plot that was planned as Apartments? I thought it was already zoned and had plans approved.
     
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    I heard rumors they were interested in building all the brands/attractions they had in one area, to not only use as additional Orlando attractions but to use as a demonstration to help selling it as a franchise for other areas.
     
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