By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Many Sears and JC Penney stores have closed amid the Coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Inaugural 'Pedal With Police' Event Brings Together Law Enforcement, Local Communities
Amazon is now exploring the possibility of using the space vacated by some of those stores.
The Wall Street Journal says Amazon is talking with the Simon Property Group about turning some of the shuttered stores into fulfillment centers.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Chances Of Sunday Storms, Showers
It’s not clear how many of the stores are under consideration.
Locally, Simon owns Ross Park Mall and South Hills Village.MORE NEWS: Two People Killed In Hempfield Twp. Crash