Real estate developers Riverside Investment Group Co. Ltd broke ground on a facility for a Six Flags in Haiyan, which is near Shanghai in China. The $4.6 billion development and theme park is planned to open in 2019. The ground breaking ceremony marks the construction for the first Six Flags in China, however, multiple Six Flags branded theme parks will be constructed in China over the next 10 years.
The first phase of the mix-use development includes an exhibition center which is scheduled to open in the fall of this year. The exhibition center will contain a simulated preview of the future development.
There are currently 18 Six Flags parks in the United States, Mexico and Canada.