Its heyday may be in the past, but the owners of Horsham’s Village Mall are planning a host of improvements to bring the shopping plaza back to its once thriving days.
Carlyle Management Corp., the New York-based company that owns the Village Mall, is planning to add satellite stores, as well as one or two additional storefronts beside the center’s main anchor, , according to Horsham Township Manager Bill Walker.
Land development plans for the shopping center were on the agenda for Wednesday night’s Horsham Township Council meeting, but were tabled, as has been the case since June.
“They’re still working their issues out with PennDOT,” Walker told the governing body.
Walker said he expects the necessary highway occupancy permit for Blair Mill Road to be in hand soon and for Village Mall reps to come before the council on Sept. 12.
Besides adding onto the existing plaza – and – Walker said the owner intends to incorporate landscaping, stormwater and traffic improvements into the site. Currently, the site does not have flood management measures in place, Walker said.