World’s Largest Shopping Mall still 99% empty13:01
The New South China Mall in Dongguan, China is the biggest shopping mall in the world. With an area of over 7 million square feet that can accommodate 2,350 stores, and attractions such as roller coasters.
It is twice as big as the huge Mall of America outside Minneapolis.
The owners of the mall, who expected over 70,000 visitors a day when they started building it. But today it stands empty, with almost no customers entering its gates.
The 553 meter indoor and outdoor roller coaster hasn’t been operated since it was installed and 99% of the shops have never been leased out.
The only ones that do operate are a series of fast food joints at the entrance of the mall and another few shops inside the huge complex.