Indiana Shopping Malls Set to Reopen on May 2nd After Long Shutdown Due to COVID-19


STATEWIDE -- Hoosier shopping malls will be reopening in early May.

Simon Property Group announced this week it will open 49 properties over the next few days, including 10 Indiana locations on Saturday, May 2, reports CNBC.

Simon said it will make free temperature testing available to customers, using infrared thermometers.

Free CDC-approved masks and hand sanitizing packets will also be available. Simon said it will encourage shoppers to wear facial coverings while they shop.

It will be left up to the individual retailers at these Simon properties, such as American Eagle and Apple, to decide whether they wish to reopen for business, according to CNBC.

The following Indiana properties are expected to open May 2:

Castleton Square

Circle Centre Mall

College Mall

Fashion Mall at Keystone

Greenwood Park Mall

Hamilton Town Center

Indiana Premium Outlets

Lighthouse Place Outlets

Tippecanoe Mall

University Park Mall