Tom Van Riper

Tom Van Riper, Forbes Staff

I cover the business of sports for Forbes.

1/15/2009 @ 5:45PM

In Pictures: The World's 10 Largest Shopping Malls

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Courtesy of South China Mall

South China Mall

Dongguan, China

Opened: 2005

Gross Leasable Area: 7.1 million square feet

In the Chinese mall arms race, this facility opened a year after the Golden Resources Mall to displace it as the country’s–and the world’s–largest. The space includes wind mills and theme parks, plus a replica of the Arc de Triomphe.

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