Uniland Adds 20 Acres to Its Town Center Plans

The owners of the Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence, New York, have acquired the adjacent Sears building and property that has operated on the site since 1970. The acquisition of the 154,814-square-foot, two-story building and its acreage enables Mountain Development and Uniland Development, the mall owners, to incorporate the Sears site into the team’s ambitious and unprecedented Town Center development plans.

“We are very pleased to add another 20 acres that the Sears acquisition represents to the 80 that we already own. It expands the potential to develop a variety of complementary uses to create a dense live, work, play community that’s walkable and vibrant,” said Carl Montante Jr, Uniland Vice President.

Sears and all of the stores in the mall will operate as normal. Consumers can get a complete list of stores and hours here. For news on the latest events–which includes next month’s popular Mall-o-ween–follow the mall on Facebook.

Mountain and Uniland are in the feasibility phase of the Town Center development project.

A Town Center is a walkable, integrated, open-air, multi-use development organized around a clearly identifiable and energized public space where people can gather and engage in activities such as shopping, dining, exercising, and working. It is anchored by retail, office or light industrial workspaces, residential options and hotels, and has a village look and feel. It is a place to live, work, play and stay.

The Town Center would be the first of its kind destination in the Buffalo area. The development has the full support of the Town of Clarence and the County of Erie. The project includes millions of dollars in investments, job growth and economic impact for the area.