Regency Mall Area Eye’d For TIF District Improvements

After Sears, Kmart and JC Penney left Racine, a 134-acre parcel that includes Regency Mall, surrounding out lots and High Ridge Center has become the target of a potential tax incremental finance district in Racine. The city plans to propose forming a tax incremental finance (TIF) district to help spur development by offering incentives and […]

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JC Penney Store Closes, What Should Go There?

The JC Penney store closed its doors, the parking lot was empty, and on Monday crews were taking down the signs. The new owners Learsi & Co. Inc. plan to redevelop the space and lease the property to three to four new tenants, said David Israel, president of Learsi & Co. JC Penney sold the store, 5900 Durand […]

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Police: Peeping Tom Accused of Being Up to Old Tricks

Racine police say a 40-year-old man accused of holding a mirror underneath a woman’s dressing room door at Kohl’s last month is charged with doing the same thing to another woman last fall. Bryan Miller, of Mount Pleasant, was charged Wednesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count each of invasion of privacy and […]

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JC Penney To Close Regency Mall Location In April

The JC Penney store in Regency Mall, 5900 Durand Ave., will be closing for good in early April, a store employee confirmed. Employees were told in November that the store will be closing because the building at 5900 Durand Ave. was sold.  JC Penney Properties Inc., JC Penney’s real estate management company, owned the building and listed […]

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