Wisconsin-based Kalahari Resorts plans $250M resort in Texas

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ founder and owner Todd Nelson shares plan to locate the company’s newest property in Round Rock, Texas. This will be Kalahari Resorts and Conventions’ first property in the Southwest and fourth property overall.

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (AP) — A waterpark resort chain based in Wisconsin plans to build a $250 million resort in Texas.

Todd Nelson, owner of Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in the Wisconsin Dells area, announced plans for the 350-acre project in the Austin suburb of Round Rock on Wednesday.

The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/1WOlQpi ) reports that the project would include nearly 1,000 rooms, a 150,000-square-foot convention center, entertainment center, spa, restaurants and indoor and outdoor waterparks.

It will be Kalahari’s first venture into a region where there are many outdoor waterparks and few indoor waterparks.

- FWBP Digital Partners -

Kalahari also has locations in Ohio and Pennsylvania.