Emerald Square Mall in Attleboro, Massachusetts is one of the newer malls in the state. Many malls in Massachusetts were opened in the 60's and 70's. This particular mall was not opened until 1989. The developer of the property was the Pyramid Companies; however, they have since turned over management to Simon Property Group. Simon Property Group is one of the larger retail real estate companies in the United States, with over 300 properties. They even have a few locations in Asia and Canada. This retail space has room for 155 stores and 3 anchor tenants. The total square feet is 1.022 million. There are 1- 2 store garage, 1- 3 story garage, and 1- 4 story garage for parking. The mall has a total of three floors.
Hours of operation for the mall are 10am to 9pm Monday through Friday, and 12pm to 6pm on Sunday. The department stores' hours may vary from that of the mall. During the Christmas holiday the mall tends to remain open a little longer, and closes for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
When the mall first opened JC Penney, Sears and G. Fox were the three anchor stores. There was also space for Lechmere as the fourth store. G. Fox became Filene's in 1993. Lord and Taylor then moved in during 1999, taking the Lechmere space and expanding the space. Lord and Taylor left in 2004 and Filene's was renamed Macy's. Now the anchor stores are just JC Penney, Macy's and Sears.
Emerald Square Mall stores include A Christmas to Remember, Abercrombie, Aeropostale, Aldo Shoes, American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor Loft, Arias Jewelers, Asian Island Massage, Bath and Body Works, Belden Jewelers, Borders, Brookstone, Build a Bear, and Champs Sports. Also located at Emerald Square are Charlotte Russe, Christopher and Banks, Claire's, CVS, Day by Day Calendar, Debby's Petland, and Delias. Dellaria Salon, The Disney Store, DV8 Fashions, Elie Jewelers, Elite Ideas Trading, Express, Fancy Nails, Finish Line, and Footaction are a few more.
Emerald Square Mall offers just about every accessory, clothing, and gift store imaginable in a mall. Dining options are available in the food court and in Bertucci's. Bertucci's is a full sized restaurant on level one near the mall's main entrance. The restaurant has a number of dishes including steak and burgers. The food court offers Auntie Anne's Pretzels, Dunkin's Donuts, Haggan Dazs, Mrs. Field's Cookies, Planet Smoothie, Regina Pizzeria, Subway, and others.
For amusement children have a carousel. The amusement park carousel is on level three in the middle of the food court. There are some other kiddie rides spaced throughout the mall, and of course stores like Gamestop for entertainment. Strollers and wheelchairs are available for those who need them. Simon Malls provide other services such as lost and found that could be imperative to shoppers. Near the mall are hotels for visitors to Attleboro. The mall opens in the mornings for mall walkers, and has events throughout the year for residents to enjoy when they come shopping.