Upper Valley Mall http://wyso.org en Bigger Boonshoft and Homeplate to Open at Upper Valley Mall http://wyso.org/post/bigger-boonshoft-and-homeplate-open-upper-valley-mall <p>The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's satellite operation in Springfield's Upper Valley Mall will be moving into a much larger space&nbsp; in November. The former Elder-Beerman site in the mall will now house the museum.<br><br>Boonshoft opened in the Upper Valley Mall in early March with a short term lease to run through the end of August. The plan was to see if the Clark County area would warm up to the museum's only satellite</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:45:56 +0000 Wayne Baker 37803 at http://wyso.org Boonshoft to open satellite museum at Upper Valley Mall http://wyso.org/post/boonshoft-open-satellite-museum-upper-valley-mall <p>Plans for the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery to open a satellite operation in Springfield's Upper Valley Mall are ahead of schedule. The museum is now on pace to open in early March.<br><br>Boonshoft's vice-president of external relations Diane Farrell, says the museum received an overwhelming positive response by Clark County residents and mall management when the idea of locating at the Upper Valley Mall was proposed.<br><br>Farrell says the satellite museum will be an interactive experience designed for family fun.<br> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 22:02:02 +0000 Wayne Baker 29096 at http://wyso.org Springfield's Elder-Beerman store to close http://wyso.org/post/springfields-elder-beerman-store-close <p>Springfield's Elder-Beerman store, located in the Upper Valley Mall will close its doors at the end of January when its lease expires.&nbsp; The store's parent company, Bon-Ton Incorporated cited declining sales revenue as the reason to cease operations.<br><br>Elder Beerman has been an anchor store in the Upper Valley Mall for nearly 20 years. Greater Springfield Commerce officials say the mall is the largest sales tax generator in Clark County.<br><br>Officials say that Springfield retains $46 out of every $100 spent at a national chain located in Clark County.<br> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:35:03 +0000 Wayne Baker 23304 at http://wyso.org New Business Coming to the Upper Valley Mall http://wyso.org/post/new-business-coming-upper-valley-mall <p>Springfield&#39;s Upper Valley Mall has struggled to survive in the past decade, but a new mega shoe store may give the shopping center a much needed boost and bring more jobs and tax revenue to the local economy.</p><p>&quot;The store is called Encore, and the space itself is 31,500 square feet.&nbsp; So it&#39;s going to be the largest shoe store in the state of Ohio,&quot; says Brenda LaBonte, manager of the Upper Valley Mall.&nbsp; She says the store will bring thousands of shoppers and employ between 20 and 100 people.</p> Wed, 22 Jun 2011 20:32:06 +0000 Wayne Baker 4530 at http://wyso.org