Westfield Southcenter mall. COURTESY PHOTO

Westfield Southcenter mall. COURTESY PHOTO

Westfield Southcenter mall in Tukwila closes because of coronavirus

Reopening date remains to be determined

Westfield Southcenter mall has temporarily closed in Tukwila because of COVID-19.

Westfield closed malls it owns all across the nation. The company didn’t say when the malls might reopen.

Westfield Southcenter posted the following message Wednesday on its Facebook page:

“After careful consideration we have decided to temporarily close the majority of our shopping center operations to further contribute to the fight against this pandemic,” according to Westfield’s Facebook page. “We are doing everything we can to ensure that essential retailers will remain open to support you. Please visit our center’s website for the latest updates.

“Now more than ever it’s critical that we not only take necessary measures to help protect ourselves and those we love, but also remain optimistic. Envisioning brighter days ahead is sure to summon our most positive and proactive selves – we certainly see time and again in our community how challenges don’t beat us down, but instead bring out the best in us.”




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