The firm already owns mall properties in Macon, Milledgeville, Statesboro and LaGrange.
The company, based in Augusta, is a top 50 owner of retail space across the U.S. According to the company’s website, it owns approximately 18 malls.
The Rome News-Tribune spoke with Kayle Hutchins, a market analyst with Hull Storey Gibson on Friday afternoon, who said that she was not sure how much she could say publicly.
Originally incorporated as Hull Properties Inc. 35 years ago, it became Hull/Storey Development, LLC in 1993 and then changed its name to Hull Storey Gibson Companies, LLC in 2008. The privately held company specializes solely in retail properties.
James Dolan, manager at Mount Berry Square, said Friday that he could not comment on the potential deal, but said that he is somewhat familiar with the Regency Square Mall and Macon Mall properties owned by Hull Storey Gibson.
At one time, the Macon Mall encompassed more than a million square feet however the east wing of the mall is being demolished to downsize the shopping center.
The Statesboro Mall, Milledgeville and LaGrange malls are each a little more than half the size of the 478,560 square foot Mount Square site.