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Thoughts on SkyPlex?

  1. I want it!

  2. I have concerns, but still want to see it built.

  3. I hate it!

  4. I don't care.

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  1. WAJAS98

    WAJAS98 Veteran Member

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    He claims he already has another tenant in line, but paperwork needs to be finished.
     
  2. Legolas813

    Legolas813 Rookie

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    Orlando Business Journal posted a subscriber only article yesterday with the following headline:
    "Skyplex developer: Ride parts being built, themes being considered"

    I have access to the entire article and while it is interesting, it doesn't say much more than that. But it is good news.
     
  3. s8film40

    s8film40 Veteran Member

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    Didn’t he claim the ride parts were being built quite some time ago?
     
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    GAcoaster Veteran Member

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    While the ride parts may be manufactured, the building has not yet broken ground. Until that happens it's a metal sculpture under construction.
     
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    Nick Staff Member Moderator

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    Yeah I mean, the ride is actually the cheap and easy part of all this. Building the 500 ft tall building is what's going to be the hard part.
     
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    Happytycho Newcomer

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    While checking for endless summer FAA height approval permits, I noticed that this project has also filed and application for new permits with a construction start date next spring. Probably not worth getting excited over though given that the reason they are applying for new permits is that the old ones are expiring without them doing anything.
     
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    Nick Staff Member Moderator

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    I think i'm one of the few that believes that this is actually going to happen. I don't know why I think so, I just feel like it will.

    The Perkins has to close before they can start construction, correct? So that's pretty much the sign on if there's any movement on this or not.
     
  8. Disneyhead

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    I also think it will happen.
     
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    anihilnation Veteran Member

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    What will open first, this or Nintendo? :grin:
     
  10. GoUCFKnights

    GoUCFKnights Newcomer

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    Thats the question, this will happen, its not a question of if, but when, the guy has too much invested in it and is dreaming about it too much for it not to happen. Before he starts, he needs Hollywood Plaza completed and fully rented out to afford the financing payments, him losing his tenants there was a huge setback.
     
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