Universal consultant warns officials to consider feasibility for Connecticut park

Posted Friday, May 20, 2005 10:59 AM | Contributed by supermandl

The man known as the father of Universal Studios Orlando met with town leaders Tuesday to consult with them on a proposal that would add a similar, but smaller, theme park and resort to Preston, CT. Robert Ward called the former Norwich Hospital property "very special" with many attributes developers would find attractive. But he warned the Norwich Hospital Advisory Committee to exercise extreme due diligence in testing the viability of Utopia Studio's plan for a $1.6 billion entertainment resort there.

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