Knoxville Center

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Knoxville Center
Location 3001 Knoxville Center Drive, near Exit 8 on Interstate 640, Knoxville, United States
Opening date 1984
Management Simon Property Group
Owner WP Glimcher
No. of stores and services 120+
No. of anchor tenants 5
Total retail floor area 964,000 square feet (89,600 m2)
No. of floors 2
Website Knoxville Center

Knoxville Center, formerly East Towne Mall; located in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a super-regional shopping mall serving the Knoxville metropolitan area. The mall opened in 1984,[1] and is located at Exit 8 on Interstate 640. The mall's primary target is the fastest growing area in the market.[2] The mall was sold to Simon Property Group spin off Washington Prime Group(now under the name WP Glimcher) in 2014. Retaining Simon Property Group as the manager of the mall. On February 18, 2016 it was announced that the mall had been placed up for sale once again.[3]


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Knoxville Center opened with a food court in the center of the mall located on the upper level of the Center Court. The food court is located directly next to the 10-screen Regal Stadium Cinema location.[4]

Renovation and name Change[edit]

East Towne Mall received a major renovation by its owner Simon Property Group in 1997. The outside was left unchanged aside from a new entrance. The inside was renovated with new tile, paint, trim, and other features. The mall adopted a Tennessee mountain theme. Once renovation was completed, the name Knoxville Center was adopted.


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Coordinates: 36°01′58″N 83°52′36″W / 36.03284°N 83.87662°W / 36.03284; -83.87662