South Plains Mall is a 1,200,000-square-foot (110,000 m2) shopping mall located in Lubbock, Texas. It is located at the southwest corner of Loop 289 and Slide Road in the busy shopping district of southwest Lubbock. The mall was opened in 1972 with an initial square footage of 846,000 square feet (78,600 m2) at a cost of $25 million.
The mall has been owned by Macerich since its purchase in 1998 for $115.7 million from the original developer, South Plains Mall Associates Ltd. It has been expanded to 1,107,000 square feet (102,800 m2) since opening. It is the only regional mall within 120 miles (190 km) and it serves an estimated market of 500,000 people (including West Texas and Eastern New Mexico)
South Plains Mall is anchored by five major department stores, a bookstore, and a 16-screen (with an IMAX) theatre (Sears, JCPenney, Bealls and two Dillard's along with Barnes & Noble and Premiere Cinemas and contains over 150 shops, restaurants and kiosks. The mall serves the entire South Plains region. The mall opened in July 1972 and has undergone three major expansions since then. Many specialty stores, including American Eagle Outfitters, Christopher & Banks, Zumiez, Hollister Co., Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and GAP (not as of 2013), among many others, can be found at South Plains Mall.