New motels, dining places, outlets eyed as additions Disneyland Vacation resort

Pair of proposals would bolster Disneyland Resort, add residential to area
Disneyland in Anaheim (iStock)

A pair of very long-expression proposals for Anaheim’s resort district would contain new accommodations, places to eat and suppliers in close proximity to its Disney theme parks, in addition the first new housing in the region in several years.

The 1,100-acre Anaheim Resort area could see new development over the future two a long time dependent on designs submitted by the Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. and a developer behind a non-Disney challenge regarded as Katella Gateway Anaheim, in accordance to the Orange County Sign up.

If permitted by the town of Anaheim, the proposed developments could change a cell house park, searching heart and a Disneyland parking lot with dining establishments, outlets, motels and apartments.

The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim is built up of the Disneyland and California Journey concept parks along with the Downtown Disney retail and leisure center. A proposal below what Walt Disney Co,. has dubbed the “DisneylandForward” initiative would make use of underused room at its operations and lengthen its existence with new eating and shopping over and above the park gates.


Disney strategies for an immersive theme park in a separate expansion.

The multinational entertainment and media conglomerate has approvals to establish far more than 3 million extra sq. ft at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, although including extra than 140,000 square feet of stores and more than 7,000 new resort rooms.

Its new initiative would redistribute existing entitlements for 1000’s of new hotel rooms and approximately a million sq. feet of visitor-serving progress to “set the phase for the future 20 or 30 years of growth,” mentioned Joe Haupt, a expert to Disney on the project.

Katella Gateway Anaheim, meanwhile, would change a 23-acre mobile property park between Haster Road, East Katella Avenue and the 5 Freeway. Its designs consist of 4 hotel towers, 4 household towers and quite a few business properties.

The task, now below metropolis assessment, would replace 200 cellular houses with 1,200 resort rooms and 1,100 residences. Retail place would be incorporated in a advancement expected to choose up to 20 several years.

Strategies now get in touch with for an 18-story hotel with ocean and mountain views, 5 acres of retail and brownstone-design and style trip models, in addition an undetermined variety of affordable homes, stated Chris Lowe, a specialist working for the house owner.

The most up-to-date proposals would proceed a busy extend in Anaheim. Very last tumble, the metropolis permitted the sale of 150 acres about Angels Stadium to Los Angeles Angels proprietor Arte Moreno for $150 million. In addition, Orange County’s biggest retail expenditure offer of 2021 closed in Anaheim with a $53 million sale of Household Depot. Meanwhile, Gelt not too long ago compensated $147 million for an Anaheim apartment sophisticated.

[OCR] – Dana Bartholomew