WATERVILLE, Maine — Officials in the Maine city of Waterville are moving forward with plans for a new strip mall.

The Kennebec Journal reports the Waterville planning board voted unanimously on Monday to approve the mall. Officials say the proposed 28,654-square-foot (2,662-square-meter) retail center would replace the former site of a restaurant and car wash. KMD Development LLC plans to include retail spaces, restaurants and a professional office.

Lot co-owner John Marden says multiple businesses have expressed interest in leasing space in the mall. A representative from the Skowhegan based-firm Wentworth Partners & Associates Inc. says the firm hopes to start construction in April.


Information from: Kennebec Journal, http://www.kjonline.com/

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