Efforts to attract big-box businesses to Aiken Mall continue, demolishing parts of mall could begin by Spring 2018

Photo of the Aiken Mall sign beside Whiskey Road, in Aiken, South Carolina.
Photo of the Aiken Mall sign beside Whiskey Road, in Aiken, South Carolina.

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – To make way for new vendors and a park parts of the Aiken Mall will be demolished by next Spring.

For more than a year, Southeastern Development Associates along with the City of Aiken have been working to recruit new businesses to the mall.

NewsChannel 6 has learned an announcement of the future retailers will be made in the first quarter of 2018.

The mulit-million dollar revitalization project includes transforming the traditional structure into a mix-use facility.

Belk and Books-A-Million will remain open during the renovation.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to bring you the latest on this developing story. 


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Efforts to attract big-box retailers to the Aiken Mall are moving forward.

At a chamber event, Aiken Mayor Rick Osbon shared a big announcement of the committed businesses could be made by the developer soon.

Books-A-Million and Belk will remain at the mall during the renovation process.

The preliminary rendering of the mix-use facility will be released after all the retailers sign contracts.

No word on when the renovations could begin.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to bring you the latest on this developing story. 

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