Jesus Samper and the regional government merged its entertainment theme parks to save, while looking for investors.
The proposed leisure complex Paramount Park & LifeStyle Center, referred to in Alhama de Murcia, yesterday suffered its first major cut. Its developer, Flagship Projects Murcianos (Premursa), Jesus Samper controlled and owned by the Government of Murcia, announced a 35% reduction in the size of the proposed leisure and integration of its two elements, the theme park licensed by the multinational American and leisure area attached.
According to a company statement, the project will conform to the 1.03 million square meters of land acquired on 7 March, compared to 1.58 million originally envisaged. The company added that it "has dismissed eventually purchase the remaining land because they still do not meet the requirements and required by Premursa".
The Murcian company did not report the economic impact of this reduction, but said that "this will affect not only the construction of the park or deadlines, but, thanks to the redefinition and adaptation of new plans, will be achieved optimize both space acquired as construction costs. "
The theme park Paramount Park Murcia, movies inspired this production like The Godfather, Grease, Titanic and Mission Impossible, keep your initial 550,000 meters square, while the surface of which was billed as "the largest leisure center in Europe" , Lifestyle Center, is halved. According to the company, "will be resized, but will maintain the same facilities and leisure areas stipulated in the draft", ie, seven hotels, a casino, a convention area, commercial area of 150,000 square meters, another bars and clubs and a third area office. Furthermore, both elements will be integrated so that visitors can travel together and the "synergies" between the two areas, the company headed Samper.
Premursa maintains the calendar, which plans to open in April 2015. The first stone was placed on 31 May.
Without new investors
The project headed by Jesús Samper, owner of Real Murcia and Group Santa Monica, is on schedule but still can not find investors after two years. Premursa has licensed Paramount Licensing to operate the park for a period of 30 years renewable, but not put a dollar multinational.
The initial investment is 446 million, as the rest companies would build the hotels and buildings. Premursa estimated that 130 million capital fund will get the rest through loans and sale of plots in the Lifestyle Center.