1999 and the mall is owned by Australia's Westfield Group. Within a few years, it would be in a downward spiral. An anchor exodus ensued with Dillard's defection, in October 2007. Famous-Barr became a Macy's in 2006, which was shuttered in April 2009. Sears, a 1957 charter tenant, became the last operational anchor. This store would shut down in early 2012.