December 7, 2022


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Greenbriar Shopping mall loses Macy’s – companies, group concerned

Considering the fact that 1965 Macy’s, which initially opened as Rich’s section retail outlet, has been at Greenbriar Shopping mall.

ATLANTA — With the announcement of Macy’s closing its Greenbriar Mall site, there are problems about the potential of the buying center.

It’s leaving some business house owners who have suppliers there pondering how this will influence their small business and bordering communities. Since 1965 Macy’s, which at first opened as Rich’s department retailer, has been at Greenbriar Shopping mall.

Moona Naima Mohammed opened her store, Great Costume Atlanta, at Greenbriar two years ago. She claimed that she’s now involved about the upcoming of the mall and shares that concern with other business homeowners.

“I was harm. I could not slumber the first night getting out about it,” she reported. “Since it was all about what is my community likely to do when we drop our major division retailer which is remaining in the shopping mall.”

Dr. Skip Mason, an Atlanta historian and local community chief, reported he hopes this isn’t an indication of the mall’s long run.

“What is about for us is, the mall has to continue to keep up with the altering weather and scope, of what is actually heading on in the metropolis. And the demographics of the individuals that stay within just the neighborhood,” Mason said.

Community leaders have been keeping digital meetings identified as “Saving Greenbriar,” with all fears listened to from the bordering group.  

The closing of the Macy’s is portion of the nationwide craze of major stores closing places to save money. Organization entrepreneurs hope the local community will still appear to the mall to assist little organizations at Greenbriar that depend on regional guidance to survive.