Valle Vista Mall

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Valle Vista Mall
Location Harlingen, Texas, USA
Opening date 1983[1]
Developer Melvin Simon and Associates
Management Simon Property Group
Owner Simon Property Group
No. of stores and services 82
No. of anchor tenants 5
Total retail floor area 651,000 sf
Website [1]

Valle Vista Mall is a regional shopping mall located in Harlingen, Texas, off Interstate 2 (Expressway 83) at the intersection of Dixieland Road and Tyler Avenue. It has 651,000 square feet (60,500 m2) of gross leasable area.[2] It is anchored by Big Lots, Dillard's, Forever 21, Gold's Gym, J. C. Penney, Rack Room Shoes, and Sears. The Big Lots was originally a H. J. Wilson Co., then Service Merchandise,[3] and later Marshalls.[4]

Other former anchors include Mervyns, which is now Forever 21;[5] OfficeMax, which was added in 1998, closed in 2002, and became Circuit City in 2008;[6] and Bealls, later Steve & Barry's.


  1. ^ 2007 Leasing Sheet. Accessed May 4, 2007
  2. ^ Valle Vista Mall information sheet. Accessed January 6, 2013
  3. ^ Directory of major malls. MJJTM Publications Corp. 1990. p. 598. 
  4. ^ "Harlingen city leaders optimistic about Valle Vista Mall's future". Brownsville Herald. 11 January 2009. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "BRIEF: Forever 21 coming to Valle Vista Mall in spring". Valley Morning Star. 29 January 2009. Retrieved 29 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Circuit City to make its way into Valle Vista". Brownsville Herald. 29 January 2008. Retrieved 30 October 2014.