Maryland Blogger: Sears to Close Lakeforest Mall Store in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Sears to Close Lakeforest Mall Store in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Sears to Close Lakeforest Mall Store in Gaithersburg, Maryland


According to news reports, Sears has added its Lakeforest location in Gaithersburg, Maryland to a list of stores expected to close by December of this year.

​We know that the Lakeforest Sears was sold to investors back in March of 2018 for $4 million. We also know that WRS Inc., the company who bought the core of the mall, is in talks with the four department stores about purchasing the pad sites (which includes the parking lots).  The MoCo Show

With the Sears closing Macy's will be the sole survior of the anchor stores as the area becomes a redevelopment project.



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Comment balloon 6 commentsRoy Kelley • September 02 2019 07:34PM


It's kind of sad to see Sears stores close.  They have been around since I was a child.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 5 months ago

Hi Roy Kelley oh that's not good Sears closing the doors at Lakeforest Mall. We still have a big Sears in the local Mall, they have been around for years.

Posted by Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637 (REMAX Realty Group) 5 months ago

Sears and Kmart have had their ups and downs, going down the slide now...

Posted by 1~Judi Barrett, BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK (Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745) 5 months ago

Hoping that some of their workers will be able to secure jobs  after the closing. 

Posted by Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker - (Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229) 5 months ago

Roy, this is sad to hear with having Sears around for so many years.   Sign of the times.

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) 5 months ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. It is always good to hear from you.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 5 months ago