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Abandoned $1.6 billion Missouri resort community goes viral

It’s scarier than a haunted home — and far more costly!

A spine-tingling ghost city of mansions in Missouri, which was speculated to change into a $1.6 billion resort community, went viral on social media this week.

Spooky footage reveals the massive, crumbling abodes deserted amongst overgrown crops on the Indian Ridge Resort in Branson — greater than a decade after the housing market disaster, TikTok consumer @carriejernigan1 posted over the weekend.

“Have you ever ever seen a subdivision filled with deserted mansions?” she asks within the video, which had raked in additional than 2.1 million “likes” on Thursday.

“This was speculated to be a 1.6 billion greenback resort community. It was going to have one of many nation’s largest water parks, golf programs, inns convention facilities and purchasing,” she mentioned.

“However as a substitute it was a ghost city when the 2008 housing disaster hit. 5 individuals had ended up in federal jail. And 13 years later the homes simply sit right here.”

The Indian Ridge Resort in Branson
The Indian Ridge Resort in Branson was a $1.6B resort community that now sits vacant, in keeping with TikTok consumer @carriejernigan1.
The Indian Ridge Resort in Branson
Footage posted by TikTok consumer @carriejernigan1 reveals the houses in disrepair.

Builders wished the resort to boast a marina, a 390-room lodge, a museum and the world’s second-largest indoor water park, native station KYTV-TV reported in 2017.

However after individuals concerned within the undertaking had been despatched to jail — together with two who lied to get loans for the event — it was by no means accomplished.

Observers this week referred to as the once-posh houses “scary” and “nightmare-inducing.”

“I wish to go there but it surely seems haunted,” one TikTok consumer mentioned.

“I’ve been there and it’s one of many worst emotions I’ve ever felt,” a second observer mentioned.

One other confessed merely, “I’m scared.”

Abandoned $1.6B Indian Ridge Resort Community mansions in Missouri.
Abandoned $1.6B Indian Ridge Resort Community mansions in Missouri.

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