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Encyclopedia > The Shops at La Cantera

The Shops at La Cantera is an upscale open-air regional shopping mall located in northwest San Antonio near the Loop 1604 and I-10 Interchange. The initial phase of the project opened on September 16, 2001. The 1.3 million square feet center sits on a 150 acre site in La Cantera, a 1,700 acre master planned community being developed by USAA Real Estate Company. La Cantera is also home to Six Flags Fiesta Texas, The Westin La Cantera Resort and Spa and two world-class golf courses, The Palmer Course at La Cantera and The Westin Resort Course, which is home to the PGA Vallero Texas Open. San Antonio (the Spanish name of Saint Anthony) is a common toponym in parts of the world where the Spanish language is or was spoken: Argentina San Antonio, Jujuy province Belize San Antonio, Cayo District Chile San Antonio Mexico San Antonio, San Luis Potosí Philippines San Antonio, Quezon San Antonio... Six Flags Fiesta Texas is a theme park located in northwest San Antonio, Texas inside a former rock quarry near the intersection of Loop 1604 and Interstate 10. ...

The concept for the center was originally developed and concieved by The Rouse Company under a joint venture with USAA Real Estate Company. The Rouse Company also developed other noted developments such as South Street Seaport (NYC), Faneuil Hall (Boston) and Harborplace (Baltimore). The Rouse Company also owns another upscale regional mall in San Antonio, the 1.2 million square foot North Star Mall, which is anchored by Dillard's, Foley's, Macy's, Mervyn's and Sak's Fifth Avenue. General Growth Properties aquired The Rouse Company in November of 2004. The shopping center was designed by the local architectural firm, Alamo Architects. The Rouse Company, founded by James W. Rouse in 1939 and publicly held since 1956, is a shopping mall and community developer. ... A view of the South Street Seaport in New York with the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg bridges. ... Faneuil Hall, east side Quincy Market Faneuil Hall, located near the waterfront and Government Center in Boston, Massachusetts has been a marketplace and a meeting hall since 1742. ... Harborplace is a festival marketplace in Baltimore, Maryland, that opened in 1980 as a centerpiece of the revival of downtown Baltimore. ... Dillards at International Plaza and Bay Street, Tampa. ... Foley’s is a Houston, Texas headquartered chain of department stores owned by Federated Department Stores and operating in the U.S. states of Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico. ... Mervyns is a neighborhood department store based in Hayward, California. ... General Growth Properties (NYSE: GGP) is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust in the United States. ...

The Shops at La Cantera has four anchor stores, Dillard's, Foley's (soon to be renamed Macy's), Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. There are also 150 other shops and restaurants including newcomers to the market such as Burberry, Tiffany & Co., Hugo Boss, Brooks Brothers, BCBG/Max Azaria, Apple, Lacoste, Tumi and Ralph Lauren. Nordstroms headquarters and flagship store in Seattle. ... Categories: Stub | Retail companies of the United States ... A ladies Burberry handbag in the companys signature check pattern Burberry is a U.K. based outfitter, manufacturing clothing and other apparel, often in a distinctive check pattern, that has become one of its most common copied trademarks. ... Tiffany & Co. ... Hugo Boss AG is a fashion house based in Germany, which specializes in menswear. ... Brooks Brothers is the oldest surviving mens clothier in the United States. ... Binomial name Malus domestica Borkh. ... Lacoste may refer to: Lacoste, a French apparel company René Lacoste (1904-1996), a French tennis player and founder of the apparel company Lacoste Lacoste, a commune of the Hérault département, in France Lacoste, a commune of the Vaucluse département, in France Jean-Yves Lacoste, a French... Ralph Lauren (born Ralph Lipschitz, October 14, 1939, Bronx, New York) is a world-famous fashion designer. ...

The project has been such a success that a second 34-acre phase of the project was announced and started 100 days before the project was opened to the public. The second phase will contain additional shops and restaurants as well as a 12 screen AMC movie theater and Class A office space.

Sources: http://www.generalgrowth.com http://www.realcousaa.com

Links: http://www.northstarmall.com http://www.shoplacantera.com



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