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Barnes & Noble will close Towson store in May

Barnes & Noble will close Towson store in May

Barnes & Noble said Monday it will close its Towson store at the end of May.

"The property is going through a major re-development, which would not allow for us to remain in place during the construction," David Deason, vice president of development at Barnes & Noble, said in an email.

The Towson store is located at Towson Circle, which will be redeveloped by owner Retail Properties of America Inc., an Illinois-based real estate investment trust. Another retail tenant, Trader Joe's, is closing its store on March 16 and reopening at The Shops at Kenilworth in Towson on March 17. Barnes & Noble had been expected to stay but to occupy one level instead of...

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