La Encantada (shopping center)

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La Encantada
Location Tucson, Arizona
Coordinates 32°19′29″N 110°55′48″W / 32.324733°N 110.930135°W / 32.324733; -110.930135Coordinates: 32°19′29″N 110°55′48″W / 32.324733°N 110.930135°W / 32.324733; -110.930135
Address 2905 East Skyline Drive
Opening date 2004
Developer Westcor
Management Westcor
Owner Macerich
No. of stores and services 50+
No. of anchor tenants 0
Total retail floor area 258,000 sq ft (24,000 m2)
No. of floors 2
Parking Outdoor & Garage

La Encantada is an upscale, outdoor shopping center located in the Catalina Foothills neighborhood of greater Tucson, Arizona, United States. It is owned by Westcor, a subsidiary of Macerich. It opened in 2004 as the only luxury shopping center in the Tucson region.


La Encantada began in planning stages in early 1998. With the successful Kierland Commons in Phoenix as an example, Westcor hoped to recreate the same success in Tucson.[1][2]

The center was designed with a Spanish, hacienda style and construction began in 2002. By 2003, more than 80% of the center was leased.

The first phase opened with AJ's Fine Foods, Ann Taylor, Anthropologie, Apple Store, Coach, Cole Haan, Crate & Barrel, Lucky Brand Jeans, and Pottery Barn.

Phase II established the center as the premiere shopping destination in Tucson, landing a score of first luxury stores for the region, including BCBG Max Azria, Brooks Brothers, Brooks Brothers Country Club, Louis Vuitton, Sigrid Olsen, St. John, and Tiffany & Co. Higher-income Tucsonans previously had to travel to the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, or out-of-state, to patronize this caliber of retail.