Where to Shop: Aventura Mall makes the top 50 largest malls in the United States list
Florida News: Two Florida Shopping Malls make the nationwide list
In a new report released by Esri, Aventura Mall makes the list of “Fifty largest shopping malls in the United States”. Not only is it the biggest shopping mall in Florida, with 2,099,768 square feet, but it’s also among the top 20 largest, coming in at the Number 16 spot.
Among the stats for the three-story mall are 266 stores and up to 8,707 parking spaces. Some of the mall’s Anchor stores include Nortstrom, JCPenney, and Sears but there are hundreds of other shops and boutiques from Louis Vuitton, Kenneth Cole and Burberry to the Apple store, True Religion and Forever XXI. There are also many dining options beyond the 18 fast food restaurants. You can choose from classic American fare at The Grill on the Alley, Italian at Bella Luna or grab a sweet to go at The Cheesecake Factory.
Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise gets the runner up with the Number 27 spot on the list with 1.8 million leasable square feet of space, 243 stores and parking spots for 12,000 cars.
The largest malls in the United States
The top three largest malls in the U.S. are:
- Mall of the Americas in Bloomington, Minnesota with 4.2 million leasable square feet, 520 stores and 12,550 parking spaces.
- Eastwood Mall in Niles, Ohio with 3,200,000 leasable square feet, 161 stores and 16064 parking spaces.
- South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California with 2,700,000 leasable square feet, 300 stores and 15000 parking spaces.
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Source: Esri, 2012 Directory of Major Malls