The Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro that received damage in the March 2020 tornado will soon be torn down according to the City of Jonesboro.

The Mall at Turtle Creek’s new owner, Spinoso Real Estate Group (SREG), made the announcement on social media Thursday morning.

Jonesboro Mayor Harold Copenhaver and the City of Jonesboro been working with Spinoso and are excited about the possibilities this new investor in the community will present.

New owner Spinoso has pledged to work with the City to create something they can be proud of in this space, and look forward to the newest developments at Turtle Creek.

It has been determined that the first step in the future of The Mall at Turtle Creek is to focus on safety and improving the appearance of the property. To that end, we will be initiating efforts to clean up the site, demolish and remove damaged structures and improve the overall safety and appearance of the site,” said Carmen D. Spinoso, chairman & CEO of SREG. “We are committed to working with the tenants, the city, and the community to develop a plan that will ultimately lead to the revitalization of the property and the surrounding area. We are grateful for the community’s and city’s support. We look forward to sharing further plans as they are developed and this important first step is completed. We understand the importance of The Mall at Turtle Creek to the community, and we are committed to exploring future opportunities.”
The property’s three anchor stores — Target, JCP, and Dillard’s — will not be affected by the demolition according to the release.