Columbia Mall (Missouri)

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Coordinates: 38°57′50″N 92°22′30″W / 38.96389°N 92.37500°W / 38.96389; -92.37500

Columbia Mall
Columbia Mall (Missouri) logo.png
Official logo
Location Columbia, Missouri
Address 2300 Bernadette Drive, Columbia, MO
Opening date 1985; 32 years ago (1985)
Owner General Growth Properties, Inc.[1]
No. of stores and services 140
No. of anchor tenants 4[1]
Total retail floor area 737,000 square feet (68,500 m2)[1]
No. of floors 1
Parking 3500
Website www.visitcolumbiamall.com

The Columbia Mall is a shopping mall located in Columbia, Missouri, United States. It was built in 1985[1] and is the largest mall in its area.[2]

Its anchors are Dillard's, JCPenney, Sears, and Target.[1] The mall also has a post office[3] and a car wash.[4] It was the 3rd mall in Columbia, after Parkade Plaza in 1965 and Biscayne Mall in 1972.[5] In 2013, an H&M store was announced for the mall.[6][7] In March 2014, the mall announced that The Arcade will move into the space previously occupied by the bankrupt Deb Stores. The mall manager, Rusty Strodtman, said arcades seem to be gaining momentum once again, meaning this could be a good long-term fit for the mall if everything goes well.[8]

Anchors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "GGP Company overview". 
  2. ^ Fanselow, Julie. Traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail, p. 39 (4th ed. 2007)
  3. ^ "Hoover's – US Postal Service, Columbia Mall STA". 
  4. ^ "Hoover's – Columbia Mall Carwash, Inc.". 
  5. ^ Toppmeyer, Blake (March 1, 2008). "STREET TALK; Columbia Missouri: Business". Columbia Daily Tribune. Retrieved 2014-06-09. [Parkade Center] began as Parkade Plaza in 1965, and it was Columbia's largest shopping center until Biscayne Mall opened in 1972. In 1985, Columbia Mall opened and trumped both centers. 
  6. ^ "Fashion retailer H&M plans store at Columbia Mall". ConnectMidMissouri.com. November 7, 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-09. The new store at Columbia Mall will be 20,000 square feet... 
  7. ^ Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Digital Producer (November 7, 2013). "H&M Coming to Columbia Fall of 2014". KOMU-TV8 and the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  8. ^ "Columbia Mall signs lease with arcade". Columbia Daily Tribune. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Ray Beck (April 21, 2007). "Development along Stadium pioneering, but contentious". Columbia Business Times. The Business Times Company. Retrieved 2014-03-08. ...called regarding a proposal from General Growth Company to build the Columbia Regional Mall....Before the mall would be built, however, there were several years of debate and various proposals for a regional mall location...