The “demalling” of Centerpointe Mall is nearly complete, and shoppers such as Gladys Hammond are impressed. After more than a year of construction, the transformation of one of the region’s oldest mall into a power center is nearly complete. The new Centerpointe is now 525,000 square feet, just over half of its former size. Nearly half of the lost space was interior walkways, which were costly to maintain. We went from a B or C mall to a power center that will be one of the top square footage selling centers of its kind in the state of Michigan….

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