Chico Mall moves in new direction with 'lifestyle' stores

The Chico Mall is moving in a new direction, bringing more 'lifestyle' stores to the establishment.

Posted: Mar 15, 2019 10:28 AM
Updated: Mar 15, 2019 3:34 PM

CHICO, Calif. - The Chico Mall is moving in a new direction, bringing more "lifestyle" stores to the establishment.

Some of the new stores include Sunstor Solar, American Jiu Jitsu and Backyard Solutions. 

The mall makes up roughly $1.5 million in sales and property tax that goes into the City's $48 million general fund. Chico City Manager Mark Orme said that this number is a large piece of the pie.

"The revenue has been pretty steady coming in," Orme said. "They are a huge job generator, multiple effects. The jobs generated will allow those working there to expand into the community."

Action News Now reached out to the mall's owner, Ethan Conrad, to find out why he chose to buy the Chico Mall. 

"The mall is a phenomenal retail property with a huge amount of potential," he said. "We have 18 letters of intent to lease space in the property from highly desirable, mainly national tenants."

He confirmed the potential for more lifestyle-related stores coming to the mall.

"There are two pending leases with larger national stores who specialize in selling home-related products, including furniture." 

Article Comments

Chico
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 66°
Oroville
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 66°
Paradise
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 66°
Chester
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 44°
Red Bluff
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 68°
Willows
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 66°
Hot this weekend... but wet early next week!
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events