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Final sections of Hanover Mall demolished

By | 2020-05-08T15:57:19+00:00 May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized| By Audrey Cooney Posted Apr 29, 2020 at 6:40 PM Updated Apr 29, 2020 at 6:40 PM HANOVER — Crews demolished the final sections of the old Hanover Mall on Wednesday, clearing the way for construction of the planned Hanover Crossing shopping and entertainment center. The former mall closed early this year, and demolition began in the first week of March. A massive

These are the places staying open while Hanover Mall is rebuilt

By | 2020-02-27T19:50:31+00:00 February 27th, 2020|Media|

The Hanover Mall is empty. Demolition is expected to start next month. But that doesn’t mean every store is closing. In fact, several of the peripheral stores are planning to be unaffected by the work in the main mall. PREP Property Group, the mall’s owner, says the following businesses plan to remain open through construction

Demolition equipment arrives at Hanover Mall

By | 2020-02-27T18:58:59+00:00 February 27th, 2020|Media| By Patriot Ledger Staff Posted Feb 26, 2020 at 5:02 PM Updated Feb 26, 2020 at 5:09 PM HANOVER — Heavy machinery has been moved to the Hanover Mall parking lot about a week before demolition is expected to begin at the 41-year-old mall. Hanover Building Commissioner Joseph Stack said Wednesday that demolition permits have been received by his department, and the building could

One Last Black Friday at The Hanover Mall

By | 2019-12-04T14:22:41+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Media|

Black Friday was more of a trickle than a blitz at the Hanover Mall this week. "It's scary. When this mall opened up it was the greatest thing since sliced bread," said Steve McKay, of Plymouth, whose wife was one of several dozen shoppers inside Macy's. "Everything's a cycle. You have malls and then you

Amid Holiday Hoopla, Silent Nights for Hanover Mall

By | 2019-12-04T14:13:48+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Media|

The hollow sound of recorded music bounces off the bare storefronts of Hanover Mall as loudspeakers pump out All-4-One’s 1990s hit “I Swear.” For better or worse, till death do us part, I’ll love you with every beat of my heart. But there is almost no one around to hear the vow. On Black Friday,

Hanover Mall Donates Furnishings Ahead of Demolition

By | 2019-11-21T14:29:59+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Media|

Pieces of the Hanover Mall are going to school and nonprofit groups across the region as the shopping center prepares for demolition early in 2020. The mall will be replaced with a new mixed-use development named Hanover Crossing. “We’re trying to keep things out of the landfill and put them to good use,” said Lisa

Boston’s Retail Market Continues Move Toward Efficiency

By | 2019-11-21T14:31:05+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Media|

Both within and beyond the Route 128 loop, older retail space is being refreshed, rehabilitated and in some cases completely repurposed. As is the case across the country, this repositioning effort is occurring quite visibly among Class B malls in suburban locations. Many of these projects call for smaller retail footprints in lieu of flexible

Hanover Mall Developers Donating Old Furnishings

By | 2019-11-14T17:41:15+00:00 November 14th, 2019|Media|

The pale blue pergolas that line the hallways of the Hanover Mall won’t be torn down with the rest of the building next spring. And that’s not just out of nostalgia. The pergolas are being donated to The Cardinal Cushing Centers, a nearby school for children and adults with developmental and intellectual challenges. There, they’ll

As Malls Struggle Nationwide, Hanover’s Gets a Second Chance

By | 2019-11-05T19:54:10+00:00 November 5th, 2019|About Hanover Mall, Media|

For years, every Saturday evening in Susan Iocono’s family was the same. First came 4 p.m. Mass at Immaculate Conception in Weymouth, then dinner at York Steak House and, finally, a shopping trip to the Hanover Mall. Things were different back then, Iocono said. Church was how she met people. Dad still smoked. And going

Walmart at Hanover Mall to Close

By | 2019-11-05T19:50:04+00:00 November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Walmart at Hanover Mall is scheduled to close Oct. 25 to make way for a new open-air retail and entertainment complex that developers hope to open in late 2021. PREP Property Group of Ohio bought the 77-acre mall property in 2016 with plans to demolish and replace the existing enclosed mall, which is where