Westfarms shopping center in West Hartford will reopen on May 20, mall officials said Wednesday, the first day retail stores and malls can operate following widespread business shutdown due to the coronavirus. But it’s unlikely all stores in the mall will open on the same day.
While the facility itself is opening on May 20, individual stores inside will open on a case-by-case basis. According to a spokesperson for Taubman Centers, which owns and operates Westfarms and malls around the country, the company is seeing an average of 30 to 50% of stores inside their malls reopening. Westfarms recommends customers call ahead to see if specific stores will be open.. . . more