CBL Properties unveils redevelopment plans for Jefferson Mall

18 May 2018 (Last Updated May 18th, 2018 09:08)

American real estate developer CBL Properties has revealed plans for the first redevelopment phase at Jefferson Mall in Louisville, Kentucky.

American real estate developer CBL Properties has revealed plans for the first redevelopment phase at Jefferson Mall in Louisville, Kentucky.

According to the redevelopment blueprint, a new-to-market entertainment venue known as Round1 Bowling and Amusement will be constructed at the space formerly occupied by Macy’s.

Construction is currently under progress and is scheduled to open this year.

CBL Properties president and CEO Stephen Lebovitz said: “The addition of Round1 will position Jefferson Mall as a premier entertainment destination for our customers in the Louisville market and will draw visitors from the surrounding region.

“We hope to bring our unparalleled family entertainment experience to the community and will strive to provide unforgettable service to all customers.”

“CBL has made excellent progress on its redevelopment programme over the last several months, with demand from many exciting retailers, entertainment users, and restaurant operators. We are thrilled to move forward with this phase of redevelopment and welcome this world-class entertainment operator to Jefferson Mall.”

Round1 is a multi-entertainment activity complex company that provides bowling, an arcade, karaoke, billiards, food and drinks.

Founded in 1980 in Japan, Round1 has been expanding its footprint in the US since opening its first stateside location in California in 2010. It now operates in 21 states across the country.

Round1 senior vice-president Shane Kaji said: “This will be the first establishment in the state of Kentucky. We hope to bring our unparalleled family entertainment experience to the community and will strive to provide unforgettable service to all customers.”

Plans are also underway to redevelop the Sears building, which will include a mix of dining, entertainment and retail.