CBL Properties Eastland Mall Owner Plans To File For Bankruptcy By Ryan Denham • Aug 20, 2020 Staff / WGLT The owner of Eastland Mall, which last month signaled it was in trouble as tenants struggled to pay rent during the pandemic, plans to file for bankruptcy as part of a debt restructuring. 'Substantial Doubt' About Future For Eastland Mall's Owner By Ryan Denham • Jun 11, 2020 Staff / WGLT The owner of Eastland Mall says it has “substantial doubt” about its future as it’s unable to collect rent from most of its retail tenants that are struggling because of the pandemic. Eastland Mall Loses Bid For Lower Tax Bill; State Appeal Could Be Next By Ryan Denham • Jan 7, 2020 Staff / WGLT UPDATED 3:55 p.m. | McLean County’s Board of Review has partially denied an Eastland Mall owner request to further lower its assessed value, and therefore its tax bill. The decision sets up a likely appeal at the state level. Sears Store At Eastland Mall To Close By Eric Stock • Aug 22, 2018 Eric Stock / WGLT BLOOMINGTON – Sears has announced it is closing its store at Eastland Mall and 45 other locations across the country. Eastland Mall To Add Sporting Goods Store By Ryan Denham • Jun 8, 2018 John Raoux / AP Eastland Mall in Bloomington is getting a new sporting goods store.