The Newest Mall Rats: DMVs, Libraries

Community college classes in the old mall movie theater. A DMV office across from the Starbucks. Maybe a local library between the Victoria’s Secret and the Gap.

Mall and strip center owners are turning to untried and untraditional tenants to brighten dark storefronts as the sluggish economy sends more retailers to bankruptcy or forces others to scale back their expansion plans.

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