Sparks Mall OK'd

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Shoppers apparently will be getting a replacement to the old Sparks Outlet Mall -- and then some.
The Sparks City Council unanimously approved a special use
permit that allows the development of more than 832-thousand square
feet near the Sparks Marina into a retail and entertainment center.
Officials for the RED Development estimated in September of last
year the project's cost would run about a quarter of a (b) billion
Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2006 after
the developers obtain additional permits. No opening date has been
The Sparks Outlet Mall, which occupies one of the parcels in
development area, will be demolished.
The proposal includes a request to build a triple-A baseball
stadium on a 92-acre site northwest of Sparks Boulevard and the
Interstate 80 interchange, east of the Sparks Marina Park.