Hilltop Mall aims for ‘Asian-centric’ shopping, signs 99 Ranch Market

By Seth Quittner

RICHMOND — The owners of the former Hilltop Mall — now the Shops at Hilltop — are making moves to redevelop the struggling mall, starting with a new anchor tenant: Taiwanese American grocery chain 99 Ranch Market.  The signing of the grocery store is the first step in what the mall owners say is a move toward becoming “a robust and all-inclusive Asian-centric shopping and entertainment destination.”