The Shops at Mission Viejo

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The Shops at Mission Viejo
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The Shops at Mission Viejo logo since 2000
Location Mission Viejo, California, USA
Coordinates 33°33′30″N 117°40′08″W / 33.558312°N 117.668896°W / 33.558312; -117.668896
Address 555 The Shops At Mission Viejo
Opening date October 11, 1979
Management Simon Property Group
Owner CalPERS
Miller Capital Advisory
Simon Property Group
Architect Ladd & Kelsey
No. of stores and services 150[1]
No. of anchor tenants 4
Total retail floor area 1,149,000 sq ft (106,700 m2)[2]
No. of floors 2
Parking Parking lot, parking garage
Website Official Website

The Shops at Mission Viejo is an upscale shopping mall located in Mission Viejo, California. It is the southernmost mall in Orange County and is anchored by Macy's, Nordstrom, and Forever 21. The Shops at Mission Viejo is managed by Simon Malls.

Anchors and Major Stores[edit]

  • Macy's Women's and Children's - 202,785 square feet - formerly Bullock's and Gottschalks
  • Macy's Men's and Home - 224,315 square feet - formerly Robinsons-May and J.W Robinsons
  • Nordstrom - 166,317 square feet - formerly Montgomery Ward
  • Forever 21 - 94,000 square feet - formerly Saks Fifth Avenue and Gottschalks
  • Old Navy - 21,000 square feet - formerly Robinsons-May and May Company
  • H&M - 20,000 square feet - formerly Robinsons-May and May Company

Shops and Restaurants[edit]

The Shops at Mission Viejo house a mix of upscale and mid-tier tenants, including Pottery Barn, Zara, Abercrombie & Fitch, GAP, J.Crew, Williams-Sonoma, Restoration Hardware, Teavana, Victoria's Secret, and Disney Store. Restaurant options include a food court on the mall's second level with Paradise Bakery, Panda Express, Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill, Starbucks, and Jamba Juice, and a number of table-service and fast-casual restaurants ranging from P.F. Chang's China Bistro and The Cheesecake Factory to Smashburger and Ruby's Diner.

History[edit]

The mall opened in 1979 as the Mission Viejo Mall, anchored by Bullock's, May Company, J.W. Robinsons, and Montgomery Ward. In the year 2000, it underwent a $150 million renovation and expansion that brought many new retailers, including Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. Since remodeling/expanding, The Shops at Mission Viejo has featured a mix of upscale and mid-tier retailers, including the country's first Microsoft Store. It was during this renovation where the mall adopted its current name. In addition to renovating and expanding, Simon Malls signed 10-year leases with many stores to secure its investment.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Shops at Mission Viejo Directory". Simon Property Group, Inc. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  2. ^ "The Shops at Mission Viejo". Simon Property Group, Inc. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ Niyaz Pirani (January 20, 2010). "Changes coming to Mission Viejo mall". The Orange County Register.