Disney World is building a brand-new resort

click to enlarge Disney World is building a brand-new resort
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For those still waiting on vacancy at one of 15 Disney World resorts, there may be hope for you yet.

Disney announced that they're building a brand-new deluxe resort on the shore of Bay Lake, between Disney's Wilderness Lodge complex and the Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.

The new property, which is yet to be named, is rumored to break ground by Disney's River Country, which has been abandoned for over a decade. Earlier this year Disney filed work permits well within the boundaries of the deserted water park.

The new resort will have over 900 rooms and villas and is planned to be Disney's 16th Vacation Club property. There is no projected completion date has been announced, but the construction is estimated to take four years.

Also in the works is the Riviera Resort behind Epcot, a new tower at the Coronado Springs Resort in Disney Springs and the new Star Wars-themed hotel to go with Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge which is less than a year away. 

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