Dadeland Mall will open a new two-story addition this year and add at least 18 new stores and restaurants to its tenant roster. The mall’s latest expansion represents 102,000 square feet of additional space for the iconic shopping center and is part of a significant redevelopment for the property, owned by the Simon Property Group, reportedly the world’s leading retail real estate company,
he new Dadeland retailers include Tommy Bahama, Hugo Boss, Microsoft, Stuart Weitzman, PUMA, Donald J Pliner, Porsche Design, Vince Camuto, Free People, Urban Outfitters, Express, Original Penguin, Tesla, Fit2Run, Everything But Water, babycottons, Luggage & More and ALO Diamonds.
Perhaps the most unique of the new tenants is the interactive Tesla store, which will allow potential electric car buyers to check out Tesla’s technology, learn about owning an electric car and configure their own plug-inelectric vehicle (PRV) in the Tesla Design Studio. Also interesting is the Porsche Design store, which will offer a range of functional, timeless products, including a high-end women’s and men’s fashion collection, engineered sportswear, fine timepieces, iconic eyewear, a line of men’s fragrances, luxurious luggage styles, home accessories and stateof- the-art electronics such as mobile phones.
And Microsoft will open a retail store and offer a wide assortment of products, including desktops, laptops, tablets and all-in-one-PCs running Windows 8; Xbox 360 consoles and accessories, including Kinect for Xbox 360; Windows Phones; Microsoft Office; and a variety of personalization options and accessories.
In addition to the new retailers, the second story of Dadeland Mall’s new addition will have unique dining options that offer patrons the ideal spot to relax and unwind. The design and beautiful outdoor dining terraces will allow visitors the opportunity to dine alfresco as they overlook Kendall from patio seating. The restaurant lineup includes Bobby Flay’s Burger Palace, Aoki Teppanyaki, Earls Kitchen + Bar, Balans and Aroma Espresso Bar.
The modern design of the Dadeland Mall’s newest wing will feature a “Fashion Runway” complete with luminous cube bollards, tree sculptures, a fountain, and luxury valet with distinctive canopies. A “Modern Gallery” interior theme with stone-clad columns as well as a Mission-inspired art wall will transport visitor’s seaside with touches of turquoise, gold and beige sprinkled throughout. Shoppers will also find ample long, linear and luxurious seating. An additional 300 new parking spaces and a second valet station will be added, along with two new parking levels to serve the expansion.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring such outstanding retailer and restaurant options to better serve our visitors,” said Maria Prado, general manager at Dadeland Mall. “We are hopeful that both our local customers and international shoppers will agree that the new wing offers a wide variety of choices to suit everyone’s tastes.”
Dadeland Mall, Miami’s original and most iconic shopping center, is anchored by Florida’s largest Macy’s, as well as Macy’s Home Gallery & Kids, Saks Fifth Avenue, JCPenney, and Nordstrom. Dadeland offers a variety of dining options like The Cheesecake Factory in addition to over 185 specialty stores including Apple, J. Crew, bebe, White House | Black Market, Zara, A/X Exchange, Hollister, Lucky Brand Jeans, Victoria’s Secret and Hugo Boss. Dadeland Mall is located at 7535 N. Kendall Drive, between the Palmetto Expressway and US 1.
For more information, call 305-665- 6226 or go to www.simon.com