New owners coming soon at Genesee Valley Center?




FLINT TWP. — A change in ownership is pending for Genesee Valley Center mall but details have not been released.

Mall vice president and general manager Ed McHale confirmed last week that the change is pending but said he did not have more details available.

He also said he could not provide a timeline but that it is “close” and will have little impact on current mall operations including personnel.

McHale said the media would be notified as soon as he knows more.

Genesee Valley Mall, located at 3341 S. Linden Road, is owned by Genesee Valley Partners Limited Partnership and managed by Jones Lang LaSalle.

Open since 1970, the 1.5 story mall currently has about 127 tenants including anchor stores Macy’s, Sears, J.C. Penney and the Burlington Coat Factory. The Outdoor Village is the newest wing of the mall which opened in 2008 and includes stores with direct outside access including Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Chico’s, Coldwater Creek and Bar Louie.

The center occupies a 120.54-acre site at the corner of Miller and Linden roads which includes 7,291 parking spaces and outparcels occupying 52,337 square feet.

It is a regional mall serving Genesee and surrounding counties within a 20- mile radius, according to marketing information provided on its web site.


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