Decaturish dropped this bombshell this weekend…
Kathy Zickert, an attorney for Sterling Organization which owns the mall, confirmed in an interview to Decaturish that Costco is coming to the mall and could open in 2020 at the earliest. But that’s not all. The redevelopment would be mixed use and include 450 multifamily units – apartments and possibly town homes – and a 152 key hotel. There would be restaurant and retail space. She said at least two existing tenants – the AMC movie theater and the Burlington Coat Factory – will continue their leases at the space during the redevelopment.
“It’ll be Costco, retail, restaurants, office, multi-family, town homes,” she said. “We’ll have everything.”
Costco and Trader Joe’s have long been the vocal Decatur shoppers’ holy grail.