Dulles Town Center
|Location||Loudoun County, Virginia|
|Opening date||August 1999|
|No. of stores and services||200+|
|No. of anchor tenants||6|
|Total retail floor area||1,400,000 square feet (130,000 m2)|
|No. of floors||2|
|Website||Dulles Town Center|
The Dulles Town Center (DTC) is a two-level enclosed shopping mall in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States, located five miles north of the Washington Dulles International Airport. The retail center gives its name to the census-designated place (CDP) within which it is located. It encompasses 1,400,000 square feet (130,000 m2) of GLA and is the largest enclosed shopping center in Loudoun County. The mall caters to the burgeoning and affluent population of eastern Loudoun and western Fairfax counties. Dulles Town Center is anchored by Dick's Sporting Goods, J.C. Penney, Lord and Taylor, Macy's, Nordstrom, Sears and features an eclectic mix of upscale retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Caché and LOFT. In addition, the mall has been a launch pad for international retailers emerging into the U.S. market. High-end New Zealand children's store Pumpkin Patch opened its second U.S. store and German restaurant chain Vapiano opened its third U.S. location at Dulles Town Center in 2007.
Dulles Town Center was developed by Lerner Enterprises and opened for business in August 1999. The mall was originally anchored by Hecht's (later Macy's), Albuquerque East, J.C. Penney, Lord & Taylor and Sears. An expansion to the mall was completed in 2002, adding upscale anchor Nordstrom as well as Hollister Co., JoS. A. Bank Clothiers, The Sharper Image (closed in 2008) and a number of other specialty retailers.
The mall features a large food court on the upper level featuring such establishments as Chick-fil-A and Sbarro the Italian Eatery in addition to a number of upscale restaurants such as The Cheesecake Factory and Red Robin.