Metrocenter mall sold; Owner details new plans

Metrocenter mall sold; Owner details new plans
After 39 years, the Metrocenter Mall is closing. Source: WLBT

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson’s Metrocenter mall has a new owner.

According to Scott Overby of Overby Inc. the mall was purchased by Emily Seiferth-Sanders.

It was previously reported that the mall sold for $10 million. Overby states that the mall was appraised for that amount but the terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Ownership was transfered on December 31st. 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 She plans to take away the outdated look and update the mall.

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

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

The Metrocenter mall is the largest shopping center in Mississippi. It was shutdown in 2018 after 39 years in west Jackson.

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