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Take our poll: Are you encouraged about the prospects for redeveloping the Crestwood mall site?

The empty Crestwood mall site, with the buildings demolished and the site leveled, as seen in May 2019.

September 12, 2020

Crestwood officials say they are excited about the possibilities of redeveloping the former Crestwood Plaza mall site after opening up a process for requests for proposals on the site. Do you agree with them? Are you encouraged about the prospects for redeveloping the Crestwood mall site?

Crestwood has two redevelopment proposals for mall site, including large mixed use

The empty Crestwood mall site, with the buildings demolished and the site leveled, as seen in May 2019.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 25, 2020

Crestwood received two submissions in response to its request for redevelopment proposals of the former Crestwood Plaza mall site, which has struggled to find a developer since closing seven years ago. And City Administrator Kris Simpson said he believes that the proposal the city is looking for could ...

Crestwood issues RFP to find a new mall developer, supported by owner UrbanStreet

The empty Crestwood mall site, with the buildings demolished and the site leveled, as seen in May 2019.

July 2, 2020

The city of Crestwood has issued a request for proposals to find a new developer for the former Crestwood mall site, which is currently owned by Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group. “The City is committed to encouraging redevelopment of the Mall site,” said Mayor Grant Mabie in a news release. “We ...

Crestwood mall reopened for development

Crestwood mall reopened for development

June 25, 2020

After a closed-session meeting of the Crestwood Board of Aldermen, the city announced that it will issue a request for proposals for redevelopment of the mall site, with an August deadline for new developers to respond. The latest version of Crestwood mall redevelopment fell through because of the COVID-...

Crestwood officials react to developer pulling out of $300 million mall project

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 11, 2020

The developer behind the latest redevelopment plan for the former Crestwood Plaza mall site backed out of the deal last week due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Creve Coeur-based Walpert Properties had planned the most ambitious proposal for Crestwood mall yet, a $300 million high-density mixed...

Latest Crestwood mall redevelopment is dropped due to COVID-19, developer says

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 3, 2020

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.  The latest version of Crestwood mall redevelopment appears to be dead, this time killed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The city of Crestwood posted Wednesday on its official Facebook page that it has been notified that Walpert Properties, the St....

Crestwood mall’s plan is ‘economically viable’ and is ‘moving forward’

A rendering of Crestwood City Center at night.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com In a meeting with city officials last week, the Crestwood mall developer said it has determined after meeting with tenants that the $300 million proposal for the site is “economically viable and ready to move forward” pending financ...

Crestwood mall project is now a $300 million redevelopment

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Developers of the former Crestwood mall say that plans to redevelop the vacant site as “Crestwood City Center” have tripled in size to $300 million from the previous estimated $105 million, which would make it one of the largest d...

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

May 23, 2019

The Crestwood mall site along the Sappington Road/Detjen Drive entrance that used to be a parking lot now is covered with dirt, pictured above, as seen May 21, 2019. More dirt will soon return to the site. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Dirt is being trucked b...

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