Southlands Lifestyle Center is an outdoor shopping mall situated at the intersection of Smoky Hill Road and the E-470 tollway at South Main Streetin Aurora, Colorado. Opening hours are 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturdayand 11am to 6pm on Sundays. It is a super regional mall with 1.7 millionsquare feet and on this basis it is the largest non-enclosed mall in theUnited States
The mall opened in 2005 and now has over 185 stores and restaurants. It is managed by Forest City Commercial Management, a publicly traded real estate company based in Cleveland, Ohio. They have been operating since 1920 and have interests in retail centers, apartment communities, office buildings and hotels throughout the United States.
The mall has numerous stores and eateries located around the shopping center with the anchor stores being Walmart Supercenter, Sam's Club, JC Penney, Sports Authority and Barnes & Noble. Many clothing stores for men, women and children are featured here including American Eagle Outfitters, Banana Republic, Eddie Bauer, Gap, New York & Co. and Old Navy, whilst accessories can be purchased at stores such as Claire's Boutique and Sunglass Hut. A number of specialist shoe stores also feature here including Famous Footwear, Off Broadway Shoes and Payless Shoes.
Shoppers can also find a few health and beauty stores including Bath & Body Works, Bed Bath & Beyond and Victoria's Secret as well as several salons, barbers, hairdressers and spa services. Southlands has many specialty stores with Party America, Select Comfort, Petco and Yankee Candle. Cards and gifts are to be found at Hallmark or Best Buy, whilst games can be purchased at stores such as GameStop.
There is an assortment of dining options for visitors ranging from snacks to sit down restaurant meals. Snacks and treats can be purchased at Cold Stone Creamery, Cookie Company, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Wetzels Pretzels amongst other places. There are many other restaurants to choose from including Fish City Grill, McCabe's Bistro & Pub, Olive Garden and Red Lobster, whilst there are quick serve restaurants too such as KFC, Red Brick Pizza and Subway.
Color Me Mine is a studio where visitors can select an item of pottery off the shelf and paint it entirely as they wish. Across the street from Color Me Mine is Kerasotes Southlands Stadium 16, a movie theater situated at East Plaza Avenue with 16 screens. Sweet and Sassy is a fun place for kids, especially girls, where they can have haircuts, up-do's, mini-manicures, mini-pedicures, ear piercing, spa and glam girl packages, and birthday parties
Every Saturday from 9 am to noon there is a display of luxury and rare cars located behind Barnes and Noble. The Management Office is located off Main Street above Pac Sun on E. Commons Avenue and is open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Here and online, gift cards can be purchased which can be used at all retailers and restaurants at the mall, and are available in denominations between $5 and $500.