The conversation surrounding the closure of Mondawmin Mall Target doesn’t end with the national retailer’s jarring announcement from last week.
Councilman Leon Pinkett will host a community forum at Baltimore City Community College tonight to discuss what’s next. Reached by phone, his assistant, Monique Marshall, said representatives from the Baltimore Development Corporation and local development companies should also be in attendance. Pinkett wasn’t available for an interview Monday afternoon.
Target revealed its plans last week to shutter its West Baltimore location on Feb. 3, 2018. A company spokesperson told Baltimore Fishbowl in an email, “Typically, a store is closed as a result of seeing several years of decreasing profitability. This decision was not made lightly.”
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