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Planning Board approves Mall expansion, apartment complexes
Planning Board approves Mall expansion, apartment complexes

The Howard County Planning Board approved final plans Thursday for three projects — an expansion at The Mall in Columbia and apartment complexes in downtown Columbia and Elkridge. Plans to tear down the free-standing L.L. Bean store at the mall and replace it with an open-air plaza with restaurants and additional retail were unanimously approved by the board. L.L. Bean is scheduled to close in May, and construction is expected to begin in June, according to General Growth Properties (GGP) Senior Director of Development Jim Whitcome. Some "behind the scenes" work will begin in January, Whitcome said. GGP, owner of the mall, is planning a 75,000 square-foot expansion that...

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