Atlanta, Georgia 2021-03-02 15:50:00 –
The Gwinnett County Commissioner has finally approved the purchase of the 36-year-old Gwinnett Place Mall.
The commissioner voted to buy 39 acres of malls and issue $ 23.5 million in bonds to redevelop what the leaders said was the county’s main economic engine.
Authorities hope that this purchase will create new opportunities for redevelopment in the region.
In a statement, Chairman Nicole Hendrickson said, “The redevelopment of the Gwinnet Place Mall area will greatly benefit the entire county by creating new businesses and jobs and increasing the county’s tax base. May bring about. “
According to county officials, the distressed mall has been struggling to gain a financial base in recent years.
December 2017, CBS46 19 year old woman Found near the food court. Her body went unnoticed for weeks.
County officials have not announced plans for this site, which is in the immediate vicinity of Interstate 85.
In February, authorities said the mall area Mass vaccination site..
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