Craig Realty Group to Manage East Hills Mall

By Jonathan Cooper |

Published 06/03 2014 05:26PM

Updated 06/03 2014 05:52PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A big announcement at East Hills Mall Tuesday afternoon brought nearly a hundred people out to hear the news.

The mall is getting new management.

Steve Craig, a native of St. Joseph and president of Craig Realty Group, took over Tuesday.

Craig Realty owns 11 shopping centers in seven states with seven more in development.

Some of those malls have hosted entertainers and created large displays during the holidays.

Craig said he is excited to bring some of that excitement to the town where he grew up.

"To be able to work in a place where I already know the market really adds to the whole asset of it," Craig said.

Craig said the mall has some exciting changes they are working on behind the scenes.

MD Management previously managed East Hills.

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