Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Simon Property Wants to Reopen Malls, but Gets Stymied by Political Opposition

The Wall Street Journal
Simon Property Group is trying to open many malls as soon as it can, but some local politicians are stalling efforts to get many of them back in business.

In the past two weeks, the Indianapolis-based company had to backpedal on plans for reopening some of its properties in Indiana and New York, after local officials—especially in areas harder hit by the coronavirus—said it was too soon to allow people into malls. . . . more