World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Empire Mall

The Empire Mall
Location Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Coordinates
Opening date 1975
Developer General Growth Cos.
Management Simon Property Group
Owner Simon Property Group
No. of stores and services 140
No. of anchor tenants 5
Total retail floor area 1,341,202 square feet (124,601.7 m2)
No. of floors 1
Website http://www.simon.com/mall/the-empire-mall

Empire Mall[1] is a shopping mall in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. Opened in 1975, the mall comprises more than 140 tenants (180 including carts, kiosks, hotels, ATMs, grocery stores and surrounding outdoor retail which can vary by season) in 1,341,202 square feet (124,601.7 m2) of retail space, including five anchor stores (JCPenney, Macy's, Sears, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Younkers) and a food court. Empire Mall is a huge tourist attraction in South Dakota, with more than seven million visitors annually.[2] The mall is owned and managed by Simon Property Group.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Anchors 2
    • Current anchors 2.1
  • References 3

History

Originally developed in 1975 by developer General Growth Cos. (led by the Buckbaum Brothers, and a predecessor of General Growth Properties), it was sold when that early REIT was liquidated in 1984. In 1998 it was acquired by a joint venture of The Macerich Company and Simon Property Group, with Macerich assuming the role of managing partner.[3] On January 1, 2012, Simon Property Group became the manager and full owner of the mall.[4]

Anchors

Current anchors

References

  1. ^ Official Empire Mall website
  2. ^ Grant, Kelli (2007-12-06). "Empire Mall Secure for Shoppers". Keloland. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  3. ^ "DeBartolo, Macerich buy 12 regional malls.". Daily News Record. 1998-01-02. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  4. ^ Thurman, Kelly (January 5, 2012). "Empire Mall, Empire East under new management".  
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.