Universal Orlando Resort Acquires Hundreds Of More Acres Of Land

The theme park giant has officially acquired hundreds of acres of land for future growth.

April 12, 2018

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Universal Orlando Resort is in expansion mode and it shows no signs of slowing down.

Today the theme park company acquired hundreds of acres of land off of Universal Boulevard near the Orange County Convention Center for future development.

In 2015, the theme park company acquired nearly 400 acres of land for future development and now they have officially added to that bank of undeveloped land.

The blue highlighted areas in the graphic above shows land purchased in 2015, where as the red shaded ares shows land acquired officially today and the green circled areas includes land approved for clearing.

Rumor has it that Universal could build 2 more theme parks on the land as well as more hotels and another City Walk entertainment complex.

Universal Orlando Resort currently consists of 3 theme parks, (Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay Water Park) as well as 5 hotels with 3 more currently under construction and set for openings this year (Aventura Resort) and in 2019 and 2020 for the Endless Summer Resort. 

The theme park company has also kept to a pattern of at least one new attraction a year, with Fast and the Furious Supercharged set to open any day now, as well as a bran new Harry Potter roller coaster in 2019. 

Rumors have been swirling that the hundreds of acres Universal currently owns off of Universal Boulevard has been approved for clearning is to prep the land for a brand new theme park where franchises such as Jurrasic World, Super Nintendo World, Lord of The Rings, and Dreamworks lands would go. 

Universal adding to their land portfolio will only increase the possibilities of things they could build and help attract more tourists to the area. 

Source: Orlando Sentinel