Sawgrass Mills To Be Renovated & Expanded, Including New Primark

Sawgrass Mills, which is America’s biggest outlet mall and among the biggest malls and tourist destinations in America, will be undergoing a renovation.

The entirety of the original shopping center common area will be remodeled by late 2020, in time for the mall’s 30th anniversary.

“Sawgrass Mills has evolved into a renowned global shopping destination,” said David Gott, Sawgrass Mills General Manager. “The center has gone through six expansions and brought a long list of retail, dining and entertainment firsts to the market in its 30 years. We are excited to embark on the property’s largest renovation to date in our mission to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience.”

Floors will be replaced with porcelain tile accented by marble and stone, with new seating and tables, LED light fixtures and open skylight designs.

Food courts will instead be rebranded as food halls, with new dining options added.

New entrances will feature colorized glass, decorative metal panels, and permanent canopies, along with new landscaping and improved lighting and signage.

A new retailer is also being added. Primark, a European brand known for dirt cheap clothing, will open at Sawgrass in the summer of 2020.

A hotel is also planned to be built on site. AC Hotel by Marriott – Sawgrass Mills will include 174 rooms, with work set to begin this spring. Opening is expected in fall of 2020.

 

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Anonymous

“Food courts rebranded as food halls.” LOL. Food hall trend has officially peaked.

Anonymous

Miami: food halls on ever corner

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There’s literally like 5 but ok…

Anonymous

*5 just in Brickell! Okeydokey will be opening soon at – 268 SW 8th St

Anonymous

A train connecting Downtown FLL with Sawgrass should have been built years ago!!!!

Azarius

Expanding tri rail east should’ve happened long ago

Anonymous

Y’all keep talking about I’m not going because it’s not in Miami… Well I got news for you technically nothing is in Miami barely! Your own football stadium not in Miami… Biggest mall that’s in Aventura… South Beach yep Miami Beach. Convention center yep Miami Beach… Zoo Miami not even in Miami…

Anonymous

Hey guys, I found the guy who’s salty he can’t afford to live in Brickell!

Anonymous

I’ve been to Primark across the pond. Even with online shopping, it does very well. It’s like J.C. Penney if they successfully adapted to Forever 21 and H&M. In fact, it would be a great replacement for all the Sears locations closed/ing down. Until then, I’ll pass on Sawgrass.

AndrewN

Is it really being expanded? I didn’t see expansion in the article. I suspect the Primark is replacing a current retailer rather than the mall actually expanding.

AndrewN

Yep. Looked at the original article on May 13th in the South Florida Business journal. Everything in this article seems to be verbatim from that article. No expansion—just major renovation.

Anonymous

All these shitty malls in So Fla. Sawgrass Parkway Mall, Wasteland Mall, Shops at AfterSchool Daycare Place, etc… People wanna shop in the center of the city, or by clicking a button on Amazon… not going out to these boring exurbs to shop.

Anonymous

Gotta stay competitive.

Anonymous

Sawgrass Mills is not in Miami… we don’t know her.

Anonymous

But I bet you’ve been there….

Anonymous

I went but couldn’t find parking!! It sucks!!

Anonymous

If you couldn’t find parking, that means you didn’t go in.. so it appears to be a very successful place no matter how much you say it “sucks.”

Anonymous

Parking is a nightmare. Long distances to walk in sweltering heat. Unsafe parking, no security in sight. It looks like one huge afterthought.

Anonymous

That is what I say about Lincoln Beards Brewery because I couldn’t find parking.

Anonymous

Since there’s so much parking (and free) in Miami smh ???

Anonymous

Fortunately is not Miami!!

Anonymous

This article sounds like if Sawgrass themselves wrote it. LMAO.

Anonymous

Love my Sawgrass, American dream ain’t sht…

Anonymous

Westland Mall ten times better than Sawgrass. Hialeah, dale!

Anonymous

Yup! and Westland still going strong. Dale!

Anonymous

Cuba!

Anonymous

Sawgrass is way bigger than Westland Mall

Anonymous

bigger doesn’t mean it’s better……

Anonymous

No indoor skiing and it is not in Miami. No thanks.

Anonymous

this mall was supposed to have the indoor skiiing next to their new metropica towers but the company decided to wait because of a super fake imaginary mega mall that doesnt exist and probably never will. Thats a land grab.

Anonymous

A renowned global shopping destination? Lol!!!!!!

Anonymous

This is the next Miami. Who cares

Anonymous

Jeez… can some of us people who live in Miami and really like that Mall hear some news about it?

Man, talk about fickle feelings….

Anonymous

NO!