The Oneida Indians have announced plans to develop a luxury outlet center with about 60 stores at their Turning Stone Resort Casino.
The 250,000-square-foot enclosed venue also will add new restaurants and a six-screen movie theater to the resort in Verona in central New York. The Oneida Indian Nation on Wednesday estimated the addition will result in another 5 million visits a year after it opens in the fall of 2016, roughly doubling the number Turning Stone receives now.
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Ground will be broken this spring on the complex, which will be developed, leased and operated by Connecticut-based Gordon Group Holdings.
The announcement comes as New York state officials are poised to approve up to four additional full casinos in upstate areas as early as this month.