Sears closing next month to make way for Brookfield Square redevelopment

Freeman Staff

Feb. 22, 2018

 Sears 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 facility.
Hannah Weikel/Freeman Staff

BROOKFIELD ó 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.

The Brookfield 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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