BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — The Mall of America, one of the largest malls in the continent, says it will break ground in a couple of weeks to start making the mall a whole lot bigger. The mall has secured financing for a $300 million expansion.

The mega mall, with more than 400 stores, plans to break ground this month on a project that includes a luxury hotel, office tower and additional retail and food space.

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Mall spokesman Dan Jasper says the addition could be finished by August of 2015.

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The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community earlier announced that they were in talks with the mall about partnering on the 330-room hotel included in the project. The tribe or mall representatives aren’t commenting on whether the Shakopee are a financial partner.

It’s the second big hotel project anchored at the mall. The first was a $137 million Radisson that opened last March.

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The new expansion will be located on the north side of the current mall property.