The new iSquare Mall and Hotel was given the green light by Orlando city leaders to build and open a new large shopping mall and hotel on the corner of International Drive and Kirkman Rd. The new mall will also feature a revolving restaurant at 360 feet up, an ice skating rink and lots of new shops.
The facility is now planned to have 1000 rooms, 160,000 square feet of retail space and 48,000 feet of conference space, this after it was downsized due to exceeding density limits for the area.
The plot will be built on has seen a lot of small businesses open and close there and has become a difficult location also because of already traffic congestion.
The new facility will also include new road improvements in the immediate area to relieve traffic nearby along with a large parking garage.