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Liberty University buys Nationwide Insurance call center building

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LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - Liberty University has purchased the Nationwide Insurance Call Center on Graves Mill Road in Lynchburg.

Liberty closed on the property September 18. The school will lease the building to Nationwide until March of 2016.

Nationwide announced in February that it would relocate 340 positions and sell its property.Liberty will move its "Liberty University Online" operation to the Nationwide building, which is currently housed at River Ridge Mall.

Libertywill keep its mall property, with plans to lease or sell the space. It used to house Sears until early 2013.

Liberty will move its Liberty University Online operations sometime in 2016.