Ever Glorious, Ever Ambitious, Ever Grand

At its height, Evergrande Group was the largest real estate developer in the world, with contracted sales amounting to more than 700 billion RMB (~$100 billion) in 2020, and a billion square feet under construction at nearly 800 projects around China. Appropriately for its ambitions, Evergrande was also in the stages of building theme parks […]

The Business of Theme Parks (Part II): How Much Do They Cost? And Earn?

In the first part of this series, we evaluated the revenue side of theme park business models.  In this series, we’ll continue our exploration of the economics of theme parks by reviewing the cost of building amusement and water parks. More importantly, however, we will be looking at what theme park development costs mean for profitability. […]

February Updates

2 new large updates were made this month, check them out below.   Gold Coast, Australia The locations and ticket prices of a large number of gated attractions on the Gold Coast of Australia have been updated. Chinese Shows The gated show spectacular is an attraction type that has been proliferating in China.  Centered around […]