The Ozarks region of Missouri was set to become home to a prosperous town featuring a shopping mall, a 390-room hotel, the country’s second-largest indoor water park – and dozens of castle-like townhouses.
But the $1.6bn investment went to waste as the town remains uninhabited almost 15 years later.
The Indian Ridge Resort was hit hard by the 2008 financial crisis hit; resulting in defaulted loans and a halt in the construction work.
As someone who watches the bankruptcy auctions from time to time, I still see a lot of those lots coming available for only the past taxes due.
I am not sure why this is news in England today for some reason. Perhaps the new deadly COVID variants are not as bad as advertised. Like COVID itself.