Rendering of the proposed American Dream at Meadowlands complex
EAST RUTHERFORD — Two big names in retail, rumored to open in long-stalled North Jersey complex, have officially committed to the American Dream, the mall's developer announced Friday.
Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue will set up shop in the multi-billion dollar project in the Meadowlands, still slated to open in summer of 2017, according to Triple Five. Saks will also open a 30,000-square-foot outlet store, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th.
PLUS: Macy's to close dozens of stores in early 2016 The mall's developers estimate 40 million people, half tourists, will visit the mall and entertainment complex annually. Aside from the shops, the American Dream will feature an indoor water park, Imax theaters, amusement park, ski park and aquarium in the three million square-foot complex.
The project, renamed from Xanadu to the American Dream Meadowlands, recently received millions of dollars in tax breaks from the state as the developers aim to finalize all the financing this fall.
Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue will be located in luxury area of the mall, "The Collections," and Saks Off 5th will open on the third level off-price district, according to Triple Five.
Saks closed its location in the Shops at Riverside late last year
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Sally Giorgianni of Gibbstown dances with her godchild, freshman Hailey Barnaby, during Senior Citizens Day at Paulsboro High School, sponsored by the SURE Organization, Students United for respect and Equality.
Whether it is wisdom or wealth, it appears New Jersey's oldest age demographic puts the value of a year of life at a higher price tag than those under the age of 25.
Four days into our survey about the value of a year of life in New Jersey and we've collected more than 800 responses. The goal is to start what researchers and doctors say is a necessary discussion, and take a look at how our readers consider such a personal and awkward topic differently from one another.
The survey will be open until Sunday and a full analysis of the results will be released next week. You can take the survey to see a summary of all the responses we've collected so far.
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In the meantime, as promised, today we'll take another look at a slice of the data we've collected.
Age appears to be a significant factor in how people answer this question.
Of all of the responses we've received from people under the age of 25, the median value placed on a year of life is, thus far, $37,500. Jump to the other end of the spectrum, and those who are over the age of 70 put a median pricetag of $62,500 on a year of life.
It's just another variable that shows how differently people can view the same question, and perhaps why it is such a difficult discussion to have on a societal level.
On Wednesday we took a look at individual reasoning for the prices people put on a year of life. And on Tuesday, we took an early look at how men and women were answering our survey differently.
Next week, we'll take a full look at the data we've collected, considering such factors as marital status, children, a full income and age analysis, sex and more. In the meantime, you can take the survey below to see a summary of the responses thus far. Thanks for participating.
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