Washington Prime Group to Develop Athletic, Entertainment Venue at Former Sears Store in Ohio
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — Washington Prime Group Inc. has unveiled plans to develop a four-acre athletic and entertainment venue to be named DeBartolo Commons at Southern Park Mall in Youngstown. The venue will be situated at the site of a former Sears department store. Demolition of the store has commenced. Washington Prime also plans to develop an additional entertainment area adjacent to DeBartolo Commons. Plans call for a 37,000-square-foot indoor golf center and new food and beverage offerings. Southern Park Mall was originally built by Edward J. DeBartolo Corp. in 1970.