at Brookfield Square Mall is slated to close mid-March
and make way for a redevelopment of the mallís southern
end that will feature a Marcus BistroPlex and WhirlyBall
Hannah Weikel/Freeman Staff
Sears, one of the three anchor stores at Brookfield Square Mall,
will close in mid-March, but could retain a smaller store, selling
mainly appliances, at the mall in the future, according to a Sears
Holdings Corp. spokesman.
location was on a long, nationwide Kmart and Sears stores closure
list released in January.
CBL & Associates
Properties, Inc., a Chattanooga, Tennessee-based real estate
investment company and owner of Brookfield Square Mall, released
plans late last year to redevelop the south end of the mall where
Sears is located. Plans call for a Marcus BistroPlex cinema,
WhirlyBall facility and several new restaurants.
Sears Auto Parts
& Repair Center, located in the mallís southern parking lot, will be
sold to the city of Brookfield and razed for a conference center and
hotel that will go in its place.
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