Saturday, Dec 7, 2013
Upgrades Coming to Mt. Vernon Mall
MT. VERNON -- Upgrades will soon begin atTimes Square Mall in Mt. Vernon.
A St. Louis based company, Sanson Group, recently purchased the mall.
The planned renovations include bringing in a new Hobby Lobby with other new businesses expected to be announced in the coming months.
It's part of an $11.5 million project that city leaders hope will add to the growing retail business in Mt. Vernon.
"They are willing to invest huge amounts of money in seeing that this mall is going to be contemporized to fit in with today's market and for the future markets as well," said Mt. Vernon Mayor Mary Jane Chesley.
Hobby Lobby will be the first new addition to the mall and is expected to be open next spring.
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