North Grand Mall
|Address||2801 Grand Avenue|
|Developer||General Growth Properties|
|Owner||GK Development, Inc.|
|No. of anchor tenants||3|
|Total retail floor area||340,000 sq. ft.|
|No. of floors||1|
North Grand Mall is a 340,000-square-foot shopping center serving the city of Ames, Iowa and owned by GK Development, Inc. since 2004. In 2006, plans were announced for a $30 million renovation and expansion. In 2004, a farmers' market operated at the mall. The mall's anchor stores are JCPenney and Younkers, with a third anchor (Sears) having announced its closure in late 2008. The Sears building was torn down, with Kohl's, TJ Maxx, and Shoe Carnival opening on its site.
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- GK Development's page about North Grand Mall
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