Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Books-a-Million to open in former Borders

Off I-95 in Delaware

Books-a-Million to open in former Borders

The Books-a-Million retail chain will reopen in the 30,000 sq ft former Borders bookstore at 101 Geoffrey Drive, Christiana, Del., near the Delaware 7 exit on I-95, in time for Christmas, Amy Orons of Metro Commercial Real Estate confirms. Joseph Dougherty of Metro closed the deal for landlord National Retail Properties.

Books-a-Million also has opened outlets in the Gallery on Philadelphia's Market Street and in Exton, Willow Grove, and, recently, Springfield (Delco). The Birmingham, Ala.-based chain claims 200 outlets in 31 states.


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