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|Location||Kingston, Massachusetts United States|
|Developer||The Pyramid Companies|
|Management||The Pyramid Companies|
|Owner||The Pyramid Companies|
|No. of stores and services||84|
|No. of anchor tenants||5|
|No. of floors||2 including closed basement|
The Kingston Collection opened in 1989 in Kingston, MA. The opening brought a regional shopping center to the southern portion of Massachusetts' South Shore region, serving the Plymouth area. Previously, residents needed to drive to the Hanover Mall in Hanover, MA or the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis, MA for shopping. The original anchors to the mall were: Filene's, Filene's Basement, JCPenney, Sears, and Hoyts Cinema.
On December 5, 2011, construction began on a brand new 58,000 square foot Regal Cinemas 14 complex to replace to outdated cinema. On November 20, 2013, it was announced that a renovation of the mall which will include changing the entire exterior facade, a new paint job (inside and out), designer tile, plush soft seating areas with free wifi, new stores, dining options, new entertainment, a renovation on the inside, renovated restrooms, larger selection of stores, reopening of the basement which has not been open to the public since 1998 and will also be extensively renovated as well, redevelopment of the center court and the former Best Buy which closed in 2010 and a F-100 Indoor racetrack called K1 Speed. It is expected to be complete sometime in 2015.
On November 11, 2014, the Kingston Collection was evacuated due to a Tier2 HazMat situation. A witness in the food court said that she was getting a coffee and the lights went out, then the fire alarm went off. People also in the cinema were evacuated, with people describing the smell like pepper spray. Ambulances and police arrived at the scene, with two people being brought to the hospital.
The Kingston Collection is located off exit 8 of Route 3 in southern Kingston, Massachusetts (Smith Lane/Rocky Nook exit). Or US Route 44 (Cherry St./North Plymouth exit) Open Monday – Saturday 10AM – 9:30PM and Sunday 11AM – 6PM
- "Independence Mall evacuated for hazardous material situation". WHDH-TV. 11 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
- "Mall evacuated after strange odor prompts hazmat situation in Kingston". WCVB. 11 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.