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Dreamport Villages update: Vote delayed for Arizona mega theme park

Posted: 3:11 PM, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-18 19:07:59-05
Dreamport Villages

CASA GRANDE, AZ — Dreamport Villages, a proposed "Disneyland-style resort," will head to Casa Grande's City Council for a December vote on whether they will be able to move forward with plans to create the mega theme park.

The vote was originally scheduled for Monday, but city officials now say it is scheduled to be on the council’s December 2 meeting agenda.

Dreamport Villages was first proposed in Casa Grande over two years ago. The City Council was set to vote on a request to rezone 576 acres of the 617-acre project.

Developers had long promised resorts, shops, entertainment venues, extreme sports, a water park and a wildlife park.

If the City Council passes the vote, Dreamport Villages will not be able to use the land where I-10 and I-8 meet to build the mega park.

Alan Segall, one of the developers of Dreamport Villages, says, "We haven't stopped moving forward, regardless of what happens, because there's still plenty of land. Even if something were to happen with that particular parcel, I don't see it being a problem."

The possible rezoning will leave only 41 acres to build on.

That amount is not nearly enough to build what was originally proposed.

As for the land that could be rezoned, the owners want to turn it into office space and a business park.