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REPORT: Metrocenter mall sold for $10 million

Multiple  media outlets have reported that Jackson’s Metrocenter mall has a new owner.

Scott Overby of Overby Inc. told WLBT the mall was purchased by Emily Seiferth-Sanders.

The mall was sold for $10 million and ownership transferred on Dec. 31. Sanders posted an 8-minute video of her walking through the mall on Facebook, Friday morning.

She says that she has plans to restore the mall to it’s “original feel.” She plans to  upgrade the outdated look and update the mall.

She also mentioned that the food court is coming back and several vendors have shown interest in storefront space.

Sanders mentioned a plan to have studio apartments in the mall as well.

The Metrocenter mall, which is located in south Jackson, is the largest shopping center in Mississippi. It was shut down in 2018 after 39 years.

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