Far as City Figures, It Has Four Options When It Comes to Saving Former Red Bird Mall
|Perhaps you recall that back in June, the Urban Land Institute wrote of the former Red Bird Mall, "More than half the floor space is vacant -- feels lonely."|
ULI's report more or less demands the city get involved pronto, but it's hard to say how the cash-poor city's going to come down on this one, after it already spent $120,000 in economic development grant money on the ULI report. For this morning's meeting, city staff has cooked up quite the pros-and-cons list, while the briefing document suggests that staff will draft a request for proposals from real estate pros to "assist in assessment and implementation of a land assemblage strategy," should it come to that. Which reminds me: How's Valley View doing these days?