Developer offers plan for amusement park in Silverdome

Posted Friday, December 20, 2002 3:51 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A regional development group bidding to convert the Pontiac Silverdome into a theme park and entertainment center has raised its offer for the property to $20.3 million from $16 million and has added a well-known sports and concert operator to its team. The plans proposed by the development group include replacing the Silverdome with an indoor/outdoor theme park. The $525 million project would offer 40 to 50 rides, 250,000 to 350,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, 100,000 square feet of entertainment venues and two hotels with conference and meeting space.

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