K-Mart in Middle Village Closing in October

The last K-Mart store in Queens is slated to close its doors in Middle Village in late October of 2018.

FreshPondMetro048The chain store is located at 66-26 Metropolitan Ave above the Metro Mall. K-mart was notified by the Sears Holding Corporation, which owns K-Mart and Sears, that they would not be renewing their lease with Rentar Development, who own the building. The discount retail store’s lease will be up in January of 2019.

Toy R Us closed in the same plaza earlier this year. Rentar Development has not yet signed with any other company or business thus far to occupy the two empty retail spaces.