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Madison, retailer Target working on site plan

April 30th, 2013 No comments

Madison appears close to landing a Target.

During Monday night’s mayoral debate, incumbent Mary Hawkins Butler shared with those in attendance an email from a Target representative, who thanked her for working with the retail giant on securing acceptable elevations on a site for a store in the Jackson suburb.

Though details about the exact site are scarce, the Clarion-Ledger reported Tuesday that the agenda for the next meeting of the Madison Planning Commission, scheduled for May 13, includes an item for a Texas developer seeking a site plan for a shopping center on Grandview Boulevard that would include Target. Grandview already has several national big-box retailers, including Walmart, Lowe’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy and a Malco cinema.

Butler told the newspaper that more definitive plans would be unveiled by the end of this year.

A Madison location would be the third Target in the Jackson Metro Area, joining Flowood and Jackson.

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