Westfield Broward

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Westfield Broward
LocationPlantation, Florida
Opening date1978
DeveloperArvida Corp., Homart Development Company, and Federated Department Stores, Inc.
ManagementWestfield Group
OwnerWestfield Group
GM Pension Trusts
ArchitectRTKL Associates, Inc.
No. of stores and services87 [1]
No. of anchor tenants4 (3 open, 1 vacant)
Total retail floor area1,000,000 square feet (93,000 m2)
No. of floors1 (2 in anchors)
Websitewww.browardmall.com

Westfield Broward (previously known as the Broward Mall) is a shopping mall in Plantation, Florida. The mall is owned by the Westfield Group, which acquired it in 2007 from SPG-FCM Ventures, a 50/50 joint venture between an entity owned by Simon Property Group and funds managed by Farallon Capital Management; SPG-FCM Ventures had acquired the previous owner, Mills Corporation, earlier that year.[1] Mills had acquired it from Cadillac Fairview Corporation of Toronto in 2003.[2] The mall opened in 1978 with a Burdines store as its anchor.[3]

In 2013 a 12-screen Regal Cinemas was built adjacent to the mall.[4] In 2015, Sears Holdings spun off 235 of its properties, including the Sears at Westfield Broward, into Seritage Growth Properties.[5] In 2017 the size of the Sears store was reduced by half and other shops were opened in the space, including Noire the Nail Bar; the Sears store closed in 2018.[6] The second floor of the former Sears is expected to become Powerhouse Gym and Game Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Press release: Westfield buys two U.S. shopping centres". Westfield via Reuters. August 10, 2007.
  2. ^ Brenner, Elsa (December 15, 2002). "Galleria to Be Sold and Spruced". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "South Florida shopping malls, then and now". Sun-Sentinel.com. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Movie theater coming to Westfield Broward mall". sun-sentinel.com. Archived from the original on 29 May 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  5. ^ http://www.seritage.com/retail/property/8000-w-broward-blvd/3312510/landing
  6. ^ Huriash, Lisa J. (July 11, 2018). "Goodbye, Sears. Hello bowling alley at Westfield Broward Mall?". Sun-Sentinel.com.

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Coordinates: 26°7′3″N 80°15′17″W / 26.11750°N 80.25472°W / 26.11750; -80.25472