The New South China Mall is filled with palm-trees, cafés, canals and recreational facilities - but few customers.
The mall can accommodate 2,350 stores, making it the largest shopping center in the world in terms of leasable space -- more than twice the size of Mall of America, the biggest shopping center in the United States.
The mall is virtually deserted. Only a handful of stores are occupied. Most of it empty, with little consumer traffic and a high vacancy rate.