Eastern Shore Centre is a 540,000-square-foot (50,000 m 2) lifestyle center located in Spanish Fort, a suburb of Mobile, Alabama, at the intersection of Malbis Parkway ( Alabama State Route 181) and Interstate 10. A landscaped perimeter road, Eastern Shore Boulevard, connects the lifestyle and power center components of this hybrid regional center. An apartment community, The Arlington at Eastern Shore Centre, was developed in the northeastern section of the complex. Eastern Shore Centre is Baldwin County's first large-scale, multi-anchored regional shopping center and the first lifestyle center to open in South Alabama. Developed by The MGHerring Group and designed by CMH Architects of Birmingham, it officially opened on November 17, 2004, following a slight delay caused by Hurricane Ivan, although the Dillard's department store was operating a few weeks earlier. The lifestyle center is anchored by the Dillard's and Belk department stores, while the bookstore Barnes & Noble and the home furnishings retailer Bed Bath and Beyond are additional junior anchors. In-line merchants include Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Ann Taylor LOFT, Coldwater Creek, Charlotte Russe and Kirkland's Home. Numerous eateries and service-oriented businesses are situated on outparcels in the parking lots of both Eastern Shore Centre and Eastern Shore Plaza. As of fall 2010, the regional shopping center is managed by Jim Wilson and Associates. Eastern Shore Centre added an entertainment anchor, in the form of a fourteen screen stadium seat Premiere Cinemas multiplex. This 45,000-square-foot (4,200 m 2) facility features more than 2,500 seats and is Alabama's first all-digital theater complex. This multiplex was constructed on 10 acres (40,000 m 2) of land immediately behind the Barnes & Noble section of the lifestyle center complex. More than 12,000 square feet (1,100 m 2) of long-vacant inline tenant space and a former PacSun clothing store was developed for a location of the upstart Charming Charlie fashion accessory merchant. This retailer is located in the Belk anchored wing of the lifestyle center. As it is a regional shopping center, Eastern Shore Centre also includes a smaller power center component located on site, adjacent to the lifestyle center. Eastern Shore Plaza, as this power center is known, is more than 250,000 square feet (23,000 m 2) in size and is tenanted with big box stores such as Best Buy, PetSmart, Old Navy, Ross Dress For Less, Michaels, and Cost Plus World Market. Phase five of development will comprise the construction of a 54,817-square-foot (5,092.7 m 2) Publix supermarket and adjoining community-oriented strip mall on a 9-acre (36,000 m 2) site north of the Belk department store building. According to the master and lease plans of Eastern Shore Centre , plans also call for the eventual development of a big box retailer of no more than 140,000 square feet (13,000 m 2) to the east of the Publix-anchored strip mall, while an additional 45,000 square feet (4,200 m 2) of commercial space will be developed south of the Premiere Cinemas site.

Anchors & Junior Anchors
  • Dillard's (124,824 sq ft)
  • Belk (96,240 sq ft)
  • Premiere Cinemas (45,000 sq ft)
  • Barnes & Noble (22,500 sq ft)
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (19,551 sq ft)


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