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Outrigger raises a few eyebrows with appeal of Waikiki retail project

The hotel chain goes against its landlord by challenging the development over concerns about noise and traffic

By Allison Schaefers

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 17, 2013

~~<p>Queen Emma Land Co.'s plan to build a roughly $350 million Waikiki retail complex where the International Market Place, Waikiki Town Center and Mira&shy;mar Hotel now sit has been challenged by two entities representing the Outrigger hotel chain.</p>
<p>Project developer TRG IMP LLC, an affiliate of Michigan-based mall developer Taubman Centers Inc., received approval from the city Department of Planning and Permitting on Jan. 2 for a major special district permit, a necessary step in Waikiki construction. The company intends to build a 360,000-square-foot open-air retail, dining and entertainment complex. The new development will consist of one anchor store and will house approximately 60 retail shops and five to seven restaurants. The project also will include about 750 parking spaces in a five-story garage.</p>
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Queen Emma Land Co.'s plan to build a roughly $350 million Waikiki retail complex where the International Market Place, Waikiki Town Center and Mira­mar Hotel now sit has been challenged by two entities representing the Outrigger hotel chain.

Project developer TRG IMP LLC, an affiliate of Michigan-based mall developer Taubman Centers Inc., received approval from the city Department of Planning and Permitting on Jan. 2 for a major special district permit, a necessary step in Waikiki construction. The company intends to build a 360,000-square-foot open-air retail, dining and entertainment complex. The new development will consist of one anchor store and will house approximately 60 retail shops and five to seven restaurants. The project also will include about 750 parking spaces in a five-story garage. Login for more...



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