A major (2-month-long) refurbishment of our sibling website, the SHOPPING MALL MUSEUM, has just been completed! Each of the 42 mall articles have been revised, expanded, improved and updated. 


Read about the latest renovations at Greater Melbourne's CHADSTONE CENTRE. Now encompassing an astonishing 2.3 million square feet and 550 stores, the mall is currently the largest in Australia.

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Even with its recently-completed expansion, Metro Toronto's YORKDALE CENTRE is not Canada's largest shopping mall. Still, the complex, which now spans 1.9 million square feet and 250 stores, is one of the nation's premier shopping facilities.

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Major refurbishments have also just been finished at Greater Paris' PARLY 2 mall. 175,000 square feet -and 16 trendy stores- have been added. The "centre commercial" now envelops 1.4 million square feet, with its tenant list now numbering 204. 

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Japan's LALAPORT TOKYO-BAY has not been physically expanded since 2001. Nonetheless, the mega-sized mercantile, which spans over 3 million square feet and 450 tenant spaces, is the nation's largest shopping hub. At present, the Lalaport mall franchise is being extended to China, Malaysia and Taiwan.

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Here in America, the long-delayed XANADU-AMERICAN DREAM MEADOWLANDS mall is still under construction (and has been since September 2004!). When completed in 2019, it will encompass 4.8 million square feet and around 450 stores, services and entertainment venues.

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