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Attias Closes But No Target Opening Date on Horizon

Sayville's flea market is relocating to Westbury.

The Attias Flea Market in Sayville has officially closed its doors to the public but there is still no official date of when the new site’s occupant, Target, will open its retail operation.

According to a management spokesperson the flea market is relocating to a Westbury location and the vendors are in process of packing and making the move this week.

One vendor, Guru's, left the market in December and re-opened on Main Street in Sayville.

“We are in the process [of closing] and the vendors are in the process [of moving] as they have a lot to move,” said the flea market spokesperson.

How long the site will remain vacant is unknown as Target “currently does not have any information to share regarding a potential new store in Sayville,” stated spokesperson Sarah Van Nevel, in an email to Patch Tuesday. In a previous email Van Nevel stated Target typically doesn't announce a new store opening until a year prior to the build launch date.

Plans to build a Target store at the corner of Sunrise Highway and Broadway Avenue were approved by the Islip Town Board in late 2012 following a public planning board hearing in October.

At the hearing several residents voiced concerns about traffic impact.

Town planning officials told Patch Tuesday the project does not require any further public hearings or discretionary town approvals and that the next phase is the building permit process.

Carol wallace February 06, 2013 at 03:30 AM
I can't believe they are closed very sad
ARCH STANTON February 07, 2013 at 04:36 AM
NOW WHERE WILL PEOPLE SELL THEIR STOLEN GOLD AND SILVER?
Miguel Nunez February 19, 2013 at 08:41 AM
Before this Flea Market opened there used to be a Fun Station USA in that same location! And when Fun Station USA closed thats when the Flea Market opened! That happened way before I knew about it!
Peter Patrikis March 05, 2013 at 11:22 AM
Flea market opening in busy Ronkonkoma location call 631 921-7052
Peter Patrikis March 05, 2013 at 11:24 AM
Flea Market opening in busy Ronkonkoma location call 631 921-7052

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