Owned and operated by Centro Properties Group, Independence Mall is located at 3500 Oleander Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina. Centro Properties Group is a retail property specialist that owns over 610 properties in 39 states.
Independence Mall is situated on a parcel of land that is over 69 acres. The mall has a total square footage of 1,002,477 square feet, but the Gross Leasable Area is 487,885. The mall has a total of 141 units for merchant use. The majority of these spaces remain filled, although there are some vacancies.
Like many malls, Independence Mall has a Customer Service Center. In addition to the Customer Service Center, Independence Mall offers the following services: a family lounge, mobility services, free "Kiddie Kruzzers,'' free WiFi connections mall-wide, and a play area called Playtown.
Mall gift cards can be used in any store in Independence Mall where Discover is accepted. Cards can be purchased in denominations as small as $20 or as large as $500. Gift cards can be purchased at Customer Service. Customer Service can also provide information on a gift card's remaining balance. The balance on a gift card will carry over from store to store until the entire balance has been used. Gift card balances can also be checked by calling 800-798-4099, although a fee may be charged for this service.
The mall offers a loyalty program. The Independence Mall Loyalty Program is open to anyone. Members receive monthly emails that include special discounts at the mall's retailers. These emails also detail any upcoming events or upcoming sales at the mall. The mall sometimes holds contests or giveaways for existing and new loyalty program subscribers.
Independence Mall has four anchor stores and offers a variety of retailers. Independence Mall has stores in all of the following categories: accessories, bath & beauty, cards & gifts, children's apparel, department stores, housewares & home, jewelry, men's apparel, restaurants & eateries, services, shoes, specialty, sports & fitness, technology & electronics, toys & hobbies, and women's apparel.
The mall's four anchor stores are Belk, Dillard's, JC Penney, and Sears. In addition to these anchor stores, Independence Mall features several of the top names in retail, like American Eagle Outfitters, Abercrombie & Fitch, Victoria's Secret, Express, Ayropostale, Gymboree, Lane Bryant, Kay Jewelers, Bath & Body Works, Pacific Sunwear, Yankee Candle, and Nine West.
There are several food and dining options available at the mall. Lighter options include soft pretzels, cookies, shaved ice, ice cream, and pizza. Some of the other restaurant and eatery options include Ming Tree, Nikki's Fresh Gourmet & Sushi, Ruby Tuesday, Sarku Japan, Chick-Fil-A, Charley's Grilled Subs, and Two Guys Grille.
Regular mall hours are Monday through Saturday from 10:00am-9:00pm and 12:00pm-6:00pm on Sunday. Department store hours vary, and mall hours may also change due to holidays or special events.
The general phone number for Independence Mall is 910-392-1776, and the fax number is 910-392-3417. Parties interested in speaking with the Centro division that deals with Centro's malls and lifestyle centers can call 610-825-7100.