Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Goddard Group announces slate of international projects

Galaxy Macau. Photos: Goddard Group

Hollywood, California-based Gary Goddard and his company, The Goddard Group, a leader in the concept, master planning, schematic design, and show design of mega resorts, casinos, retail destinations and theme parks announced their slate of projects in development across Asia and Europe:

Fushun DreamWorld, China

Magic World, Russia:
Destination resort Magic World Russia will encompass over 600 acres and will be comprised of multiple theme park concepts as well as hotels, retail, dining and entertainment venues. The project represents a unique collaboration between Russia and a consortium of industry leading California based companies, including Moschanko Investment Group (MIG 2000), Gary Goddard Entertainment Design (a division of The Goddard Group), ProFun
Management Group, and (it) Brand Studios. 

Victory Park, Armenia:  
Working closely with the Mayor of Yerevan, Armenia’s capital city, the Goddard Group team is currently at work on the design and master plan of an extensive redevelopment of that city’s premier central park, transforming it into a world-class family entertainment destination. 

Related: More articles about projects in China 

Shenfu New Town, China

Qingdao Theme Park and Resort, China:
On the northeast coast of China, the Goddard Group is currently designing a new oceanfront family entertainment resort in Qingdao that will ultimately feature over two-dozen ocean-themed rides and attractions, in addition to on-site hotel facilities, as well as expansive retail, dining, and entertainment components. 

Fushun DreamWorld Theme Park, Hotel & Resort, China:
Currently under-construction in Fushun, China, is a massive theme park designed and developed by the Goddard Group over a nearly three year period, featuring six lands and over 20 attractions based on the world’s most beloved stories and genres.

Shenfu New Town, China:
Also under construction near Fushun, China, is Shenfu New Town- an entire city designed and master planned by the Goddard Group in concert with the local government and development agencies. Wrapped around two massive lakes, at the heart of the city is the “Circle of Life” – a 100-meter stainless steel ring that serves as the city’s icon.

Earlier this year, The Goddard Group completed its work on behalf of:

“The Galaxy Macau Mega-Resort:”

In 2006, The Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) selected Gary Goddard and The Goddard Group to help re-imagine their Mega Resort the $ 1.9 billion casino-resort Galaxy World Macau, which opened to the public on May 15th, 2011, in Macau, China.
Says Goddard, “I think we have achieved our goal with this spectacular and elegant design – a true tropical paradise built upon a mythical world steeped in Asian spirit.”

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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