Sears is the last major retailer at the Upper Valley Mall, which was once the decades-long hub of retail in Clark County. But longtime anchors like J.C. Penney and Macy’s, along with numerous smaller chains, have gone dark over the last several years.
The Clark County Land Reutilization Corp. owns majority of the property at the Upper Valley Mall and is working on plans to redevelop the space. The county has not yet confirmed the project, but Home Plate Sports Academy posted on Facebook last month that it will be center to a new mixed-use development largely focused on a sports complex.
The redevelopment would include restaurants, retail, a hotel and a movie theater along with the sports complex, and the project could begin this month, according to the Facebook post.
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But redevelopment projects are sometimes more difficult when the mall owners do not own all of the property, which is the case at the Upper Valley mall. Sears affiliate SRC Facilities LLC owns its own box and parking lot, totaling nearly 13 acres, according to Clark County property records.
This news organization is working to learn more about Clark County’s most recent redevelopment plans.
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