Southern Park Mall once again is interested in using funds for a nearly $4 million roof and energy improvement project.
A representative from the Boardman mall met with the Western Reserve Port Authority last November for renewed discussion of the federal Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program, which allows businesses and property owners to acquire and repay funds for energy upgrades.
Mall representatives “have expressed interest in making this happen this year,” said Sarah V. Lown, economic- development manager for the port authority.
Southern Park Mall is a part of Columbus-headquartered WP Glimcher, which operates more than 120 enclosed regional malls and open-air lifestyle community centers. Read more.