Southgate Centre

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Southgate Centre
Southgate Mall Logo.svg
LocationEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates53°29′8″N 113°30′49″W / 53.48556°N 113.51361°W / 53.48556; -113.51361Coordinates: 53°29′8″N 113°30′49″W / 53.48556°N 113.51361°W / 53.48556; -113.51361
Address5015 111 Street NW
Opening dateAugust 12, 1970
Management JLL
OwnerIvanhoé Cambridge
No. of stores and services160[1]
No. of anchor tenants6
Total retail floor area940,986 sq ft (87,420.5 m2)
No. of floors3
Public transit accessEdmonton Transit System Light rail interchange Capital Line Southgate station
Websitesouthgatecentre.com
Sign at the entrance of Southgate Centre

Southgate Centre is a shopping centre located in south Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, covering just under 90,000 square metres. It contains 165 retailers including The Bay, Aritzia, Zara, Michael Kors, Browns Shoes and Edmonton's only Restoration Hardware and Crate & Barrel. Apple opened a second store in Edmonton at Southgate Centre on May 28, 2010, Edmonton's first Lego store opened in June 2013, London Drugs moved up 51 Avenue from 105 Street in fall of 2022, and Edmonton's sixth H&M location opened in fall of 2022. The centre is located adjacent to Whitemud Drive and 111 Street, and is located across from a transit bus station and the Southgate LRT Station.

Following major expansion, the mall marked its reopening in August 2009, including a new food court and added parking.[2] These expansions included 40 new stores under a new two-level parking deck and a station on the expansion of the Edmonton Light Rail Transit system, whose opening ceremony was on April 24, 2010.[1] An Edmonton Public Library branch operated until 2002, when it relocated to nearby Whitemud Crossing.

The mall is owned by Ivanhoé Cambridge, a subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

The mall is currently undergoing a $93 million expansion which will see the former Sears space repurposed as a new mall common area with three floors, with a London Drugs and H&M, which was almost completed in 2022 and will be completed in 2023.[3]

Anchors[edit]

As of August 2022 the mall has two anchor tenants:[4]

Former tenants[edit]

History and anniversary[edit]

On August 12, 2010, Southgate celebrated the 40th anniversary of its opening. When the centre opened with Woodward's, Woodward's Food Floor and The Bay, it was at the time the largest shopping centre west of Toronto and the first centre built in Alberta that housed two anchor department stores. In 1993, Woodward's went bankrupt; its space was converted to Eaton's, which left Heritage Mall. In addition, Safeway occupied the food floor of the former Woodward's. By 1999, Eaton's went bankrupt and its space became a Sears the following year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Southgate Centre Plands & Tenants". Ivanhoe Cambridge. Retrieved 26 July 2012.
  2. ^ Maimann, Kevin (2017-01-17). "Southgate is one of Top 5 most successful malls in Canada". Metro Edmonton. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  3. ^ "Southgate Centre". shopping-centres.ivanhoecambridge.com. Retrieved 2020-10-02.
  4. ^ "Anchor stores". Southgate Centre. Retrieved 21 August 2022.

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