Garland Buys Nation's Original Hypermart for $6.3 Million, Says Property Will Become a City Gateway

The city of Garland spent $6.3 million this week to buy the site of the country's original Hypermart store, Wal-Mart's 226,000-square-foot retail behemoth of a bygone era.Empty for the last decade, the building soon will be demolished and cleared by the seller, leaving the city with 24 acres it believes will become linked to a valuable freeway corridor.  Continue reading...

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