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Walmart Supercenter Is Not Coming to Cortlandt

A change of plans for the land across from the Cortlandt Town Center.

A 161,000 square foot will not be built on the property across from the Cortlandt Town Center and next to

The owners of the Acadia Realty, bought the 36-acre lot from Westrock Development, the developer that was considering selling it to Walmart. The current Walmart in the CTC will stay where it is and Acadia will build something smaller on the property it now owns, Puglisi said. Westrock had owned the property for more than six years and was originally planning to open a shopping mall before its now-canceled Walmart plans.

“We have a partner in community that will work with us and not put something too large in that site and that will hear ideas of what we’d like to see there,” Puglisi said. The Town Supervisor suggests putting a trolley there that will take people around the parking lot at the CTC so shoppers can park in one spot and have transportation to all the stores in the large shopping center.

Puglisi was at first hesitant but to a Walmart Supercenter moving in, stating that she had concerns over traffic, size and the fact that the property would have had to be rezoned because it was half commercial and half residential. The Town Board was also generally opposed to the supercenter plans.

What do you think of the new plans? What do you want to see there? Please take our poll and tell us in the comments. 

Chereese Jervis-Hill August 23, 2012 at 06:46 PM
Trader Joe's, Trader Joe's, Trader Joe's!!!
Confused August 23, 2012 at 07:36 PM
An indoor flea market, Golden Corral Restaurant, Lowes, etc.
Wendy Kelly August 23, 2012 at 07:49 PM
Heather Sullivan couldn't agree with you more.
Cheryl September 13, 2012 at 07:30 PM
Target would be nice and a Christmas Tree Shop and more restaurants in general. Eveready Diner? Please update the JV mall, expand it as well.
Allisonmanzella@gmail.com April 19, 2013 at 02:02 AM
Upscale stores!

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