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

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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.