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Largest mall in the world is a Chinese ghost town

Mar 2nd, 2011 at 11:00AM: Watch the full episode. See more POV. While China recently announced 45 new airports due to booming travel growth, several of their development projects have been enormous duds. The New South China Mall is twice the size of Minnesota's Mall of America, but hovers at around a 1% occupancy. The rows of empty shops are piped with serene elevator music, and guards police the empty halls with...

Mall of America gets luxury hotel on the Fed's dime

Mall of America gets luxury hotel on the Fed's dime Aug 20th, 2010 at 11:00AM: Good news for mall junkies: Bloomington, Minnesota's vaunted Mall of America will get a luxury hotel in the near future -- thanks in part to federal stimulus funds. Plans for the hotel have been in the works for several years, but had to be quashed two years ago due to lack of funding, says USA Today. Now, Hennepin County officials have granted the Bloomington Port Authority the ability to...

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