Runnings to acquire former Central Market and Thrifty White buildings in Mandan

Mandan City Commission has approved Running’s proposal to buy the old Central Market and Thrifty White buildings in Mandan.

The company submitted a proposal to the City of Mandan to purchase the properties for $1,025,000 and invest about $1.3 million in building and a parking lot renovation.

Runnings is expecting to double store sales and employment in Mandan, they also plans to hire an additional 15 part and full-time employees.

Runnings currently has a 12,000 square-foot store on leased property on Memorial Highway in Mandan, they believe this running store will expand product offerings in the home, farm and outdoor space.

Runnings has been a part of the community for over 15 years selling sporting goods, clothes, shoes, supplies and toys. They have 44 stores and employ more than 2,000 workers across seven states.