A trip to downtown Federal Way proves change is coming in 2021.
As local businesses struggle to survive the COVID-19 pandemic and Sound Transit’s Federal Way Link Extension project begins to take shape, Federal Way deserves a new business outlook, Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell said .
“I think that right now the real focal points of our economic development efforts are, first and foremost, to help the ownership of Commons, but also to help transition other businesses as ‘they’re considering getting into Federal Way,’ Ferrell said.
The Commons Mall, owned by Merlone and Geier, has slowly emptied over the past few years as stores come and go in the 781,791 square foot space. Macy’s, one of the mall’s flagship stores, announced on January 7 that it would close in March of this year.
Another flagship store in the mall, which previously housed Sears, is being renovated for a new grocery store. Despite much speculation, the incoming store will not be a sprout farmers market. Sure…
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