SANDY, Utah (ABC 4 News)- South Towne Center has been put up for sale. The mall is currently owned by Macerich, the company started taking bids last week.
South Towne is biggest source of sales tax for the city of Sandy. It's sales numbers have stayed consistent-- even going up 11 percent in November, according to Mayor Tom Dolan. Dolan hopes the future owners will work with the city to make the mall even stronger.
“The mall is in need of some updating, improving we've tried to help with that from some funding from the city to do some upgrades,” said Dolan. “They do have a master plan for more expansion, they've got a huge piece of property on the west side of the mall that will be added to.”
Though no one knows who the future owners will be, city leaders say what they do with the mall will have a big impact in the city of Sandy years down the road.
“It's very much a part of our future in the city and quality of life in the city,” said Dolan.