The Oaks MallEdit profile
Coordinates: 29°39′34″N 82°24′40″W / 29.65957°N 82.41113°W / 29.65957; -82.41113
The Oaks Mall is a shopping center located in Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A. It has 901,000 square feet (83,700 m2) of gross leasable area, and is a super-regional shopping center. It is located at 6419 W. Newberry Rd., Gainesville, Florida.
The mall is owned by General Growth Properties (51% share) and Canadian property development company Ivanhoe Cambridge (49%), with General Growth Properties managing the mall on behalf of the venture.
The mall serves an extremely large trade area stretching into 11 counties with a population growth rate nearly double the national average. The center also benefits from its close proximity to over 64,000 students attending the nearby University of Florida and Santa Fe College.
The mall has several stores for the youth generation including American Eagle Outfitters, Hollister, Aéropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch, Hot Topic, and Buckle.
An adjacent shopping center, Oaks Mall Plaza, was bought by Southern Management and Development of Boca Raton, Florida in 2004 for $12.23 million.Major Events
On December 6, 2007, a shooting took place in the Oaks Mall's parking lot.
In late May 2007, thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from Jewelry Works and Creative Jewelry, two jewelry stores at the mall.Anchor Stores
- J.C. Penney