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Fate of $3.8 Billion Paris Fun Park Hinges on a Subway Stop

  • Dalian Wanda’s EuropaCity may collapse without transport link
  • Project investors are worried about ‘Grand Paris’ time line
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French President Emmanuel Macron’s move to curb spending on a vast plan to expand the Paris transport network is making developers of a 3.1 billion euro ($3.8 billion) shopping and leisure complex increasingly nervous about the future of their project.

The suburban development called EuropaCity -- slated to include malls, cinemas and an indoor ski slope -- is the brainchild of Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda Group Co. and French retailer Auchan SA.