“As we plan to reopen, we are looking at a number of factors including state and local government ordinances,” King said in an emailed statement. “We anticipate that not all stores will reopen at once, with openings staggered based on geographic recoveries.”
Neiman Marcus, the other anchor tenant at Lenox, did not respond to requests for comment.
Ponce City Market, the former Sears catalog warehouse in the Old Fourth Ward that’s been converted to retail and offices, plans to reopen in mid-May, a spokeswoman said in an email.
Three other malls in the region will also reopen Friday: Greenbriar Mall in southwest Atlanta, Arbor Place in Douglasville and Georgia Square Mall in Athens. They will have reduced schedules, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The newspaper could not ascertain the status of several other Atlanta-area malls. Three malls owned by Brookfield Properties — Perimeter Mall, Cumberland Mall and North Point Mall — each says on its website that it remains closed due to COVID-19.