NIAGARA, N.Y. (WIVB) - One of Western New York's largest shopping attractions is on the verge of another expansion.
The Niagara Town Board approved several measures Tuesday night, including final site plans for the expansion of the Fashion Outlets.
The mall has proven extremely popular especially with Canadian shoppers. The owners say they need to take up more space to keep up with growing competition across the border.
Vice President of Development for Maysearch Douglas Morrow said, "It's important for our tenants to make the center bigger and better so we remain relevant in the outlet community."
Developers say part of the new land includes old brownfields. They want to get started on work on the $70 million expansion as soon as possible.
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