Mall department store property eyed for redevelopment

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The former Macy’s at Sanford’s Seminole Towne Center is the latest mall department store property in Central Florida that is being reimagined as apartments.

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Altamonte Springs-based Picerne Real Estate Group is pursuing a 350-apartment development on a 17.5-acre site that includes the former department store, as well as adjacent parking lots, on the south side of the mall.

Earlier this month, Sanford’s City Council approved a re-plat of the former Macy’s site, the purpose of which — according to a report by city staff — was to facilitate the sale and eventual redevelopment of the site as a multifamily residential project.

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