The Commons at Federal Way
|Location||Downtown Federal Way, Washington|
|Address||1928 S Commons, Federal Way, WA|
|Owner||Steadfast Commercial Properties|
|No. of stores and services||103|
|No. of anchor tenants||4|
|Total retail floor area||736,000 sq ft (68,400 m2)|
|No. of floors||1|
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The Commons at Federal Way (formerly SeaTac Mall) is a regional  shopping mall located in Federal Way, Washington and is the only covered shopping center in the city . The current owners, Steadfast Commercial Properties, changed the name to The Commons at Federal Way. Ongoing improvements to the shopping center are expected to improve sales upon an expected $25 to $30 per square foot by year’s end. 
The original developer was Harry Newman of Newman Properties. SeaTac Mall opened in 1975 on a forested, swampy pasture that was the homestead of Mabel Webb Alexander, who arrived in Washington in 1879 and died at age 96. For many years the original SeaTac mall used a thunderbird in the logo and had a mascot, Thudius T. Thunderbird.
Today, The Commons at Federal Way has over 100 stores and features Macy's, Sears, and Target Kohl's, as well as food court and a Century Theater complex. Opening in Fall 2014 is a new Dick's Sporting Goods store.
- "The Commons at Federal Way Directory Listing" (PDF). Steadfast Commercial Properties. Retrieved 2010-04-01.
- "Cinnabon closes store at Westfield Vancouver mall". The Columbian. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 31 May 2010.
- The Commons at Federal Way official site
- Steadfast Company Mall Site
- City plans to use Mall as centerpiece of New Downtown
- Mall sponsors Independence Day celebrations (PDF)
- Seattle Economic Assessment (PDF)[dead link]
- Article from Washington CEO Magazine Developing an Urban Center (PDF)
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