In April of 2019 the Toys R Us building on South Westnedge Avenue will no longer be empty.

In late April Big Lots is expected to open after a nearly $1 Million renovation to the old Toys R Us building according to WWMT.

Big Lots currently has a location on S. Westnedge in Kalamazoo (Starks Shopping Center.)  Other locations in West Michigan include Battle Creek, Coldwater, Grand Rapids and Kentwood.