Mayor Graham Richard today led a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction of the new
Wal-Mart recently purchased 22 acres of property next to the Menards site to build a 220,000 square foot Supercenter. The store is expected to open in late summer/early fall of 2006.
“We have all worked very hard to see the redevelopment of Southtown come to fruition,” said Barry Sturges, Southtown Centre LLC. “With the introduction of Wal-Mart, the anchor retailers are complete. We will now focus on filling in with a variety of smaller retailers and businesses.”
“We are pleased to provide continued support to the
Several additional projects are moving ahead at Southtown Centre. The new
Construction is underway for the new Firestone store. The new store is expected to open in February 2006. Once the new facility opens, the existing Firestone store will be torn down. STAR Financial Bank has agreed to build a new branch location at Southtown Centre. A first of its kind regional police and fire training academy is expected to open in late 2007.