As department stores exit, mall makeovers begin

by MR Magazine Staff

As big-name retailers prepare to close hundreds of stores this year, many traditional shopping malls and the communities where they reside face a disturbing dilemma: What to do with all that empty space? In some case, that means repurposing all or some of these enormous spaces to meet radically different demands, from medical centers, data processing hubs, micro loft apartments, office parks to megachurches. Read more at The Chicago Tribune.