Conventioneers and tourists soon could lodge in a trendy boutique hotel, a snazzy four-star venue or a family-oriented time share in the heart of an outdoor mall near Disneyland.

On Monday, the Anaheim Planning Commission paved the way for the GardenWalk complex to add more hotel and retail space to the long-planned entertainment center.

Now an empty lot boarded by a colorful fence, the 20.3-acre GardenWalk is targeted to start construction in May.
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Signed Leases:

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory
Johnny Rockets
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Fragrance Center
Robeks Juice
Marble Slab Creamery

Signed Letters of intent or final stages of negotiation:

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant
California Pizza Kitchen
The Cheesecake Factory
White House/Black Market
Banana Republic
Bath and Body Works
New York & Company
XP Apparel
Discovery Channel Store