News of EMPIRE OUTLETS, a retail-based development adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry St. George Terminal, probably prodded the owner of STATEN ISLAND MALL to go ahead with a long-delayed renovation and expansion of their property.
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In a prospective 2019 plan, we see the renovated and expanded shopping hub. Work on a two-phase, 2-year-long, remodeling got underway in late 2016. It is bringing The Container Store, a new Food Court, downsized Sears, enlarged Macy's, multilevel parking garage and Dave & Buster's Grand Sports Cafe.
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When all the construction dust settles in 2018, this is how the revitalized STATEN ISLAND MALL will appear.
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