By Rich Hosford, Burlington CAble ACcess TV
Proposed changes to a big part of the Burlington Mall are one step closer to becoming a reality.
Last Thursday the Burlington Planning Board approved an application for a site plan for the former Sears and Sears Automotive sites at the mall.
As reported on BNEWS, representatives of Simon Property Group, the company that owns the mall, have been before the Planning Board to discuss a proposed project for the former Sears and Sears Automotive sites. Those properties, once owned independently by Sears, were acquired by Simon Properties and they are now looking into ways to redevelop them to better fit the modern mall market.
The biggest change will be on the first floor of the Sears building. Rather than keeping it as a large, single-use retail location, the plan calls for expanding the mall corridor into the existing space and creating numerous small retail and restaurant locations.
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