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The run-down Boulevard mall on Maryland Parkway is about to undergo a $23 million to $25 million facelift if owner Sansone Cos. has its way. The commercial real estate developer purchased the 1.2 million-square-foot mall last November and has plans to add a movie theater, new restaurants, a miniature golf course, a bowling alley and a Hispanic and Filipino supermarket as well as a farmers' market.
Renovations include breaking up the former Dillard's department store into office space on the second floor and smaller retail shops on the lower level.
Plans to overhaul the aging mall should start this summer with a 2015 targeted completion date. Other new perks planned include valet parking, free WiFi, a redesigned exterior and new tenants for the food court.