Category: Mall

Gigantic new mall languishing in N.J.

When the American Dream mall, a shopping and entertainment complex next to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., finally opened its doors to the public in October 2019, its owner, Triple Five Group, was eager to prove naysayers wrong.

Skepticism had abounded in the 15 years since construction started on the project, which was initially known as Xanadu Meadowlands and promised extravagances like an indoor ski slope. But the mall cycled through developers and billions of dollars in funding, and faced numerous delays.

Once Triple Five, the Canadian real estate firm behind Mall of America in Minnesota, took over in

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Second teen dies after Sacramento mall shooting, manhunt underway for suspect: police

A second teen has died after a shooting at a Sacramento, Calif., shopping mall, police said Saturday.

The shooting happened Friday night at the Arden Fair Mall. A manhunt was underway for the shooter, police said. 

Police said the shooting victims were two males 17 and 19. The 19-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. The other victim died hours after being taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The motive for the shooting remained under investigation.

Police tweeted that the shooting was an isolated incident. “There is no active threat at this time,” the tweet said.

Police said it

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1 dead, 1 injured in Sacramento Black Friday mall shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who shot and killed two teens at a Northern California mall in the midst of Black Friday, sending shoppers running for safety, authorities said.

Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento was evacuated shortly after 6 p.m. when shots were fired near one of the mall’s entrances, police spokesman Karl Chan said.

A 19-year-old man was found dead at the mall and a 17-year-old boy was found critically wounded at a bank outside of the mall. He was taken to the hospital and succumbed to his injuries several hours later, police told

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N.J. mall hours 2020: Are malls open on Thanksgiving Day? When do malls open on Black Friday?

Thanksgiving Day 2020 is Thursday, Nov. 26, and although it’s a holiday, many shoppers love to take advantage of early Black Friday sales when malls and stores open the night before.

Here is everything you need to know about which malls are open and closed.

Are N.J. malls open on Thanksgiving Day 2020?

In a change this year, all 13 Simon malls in New Jersey will be closed. So will many other malls and most major shopping centers throughout the state.

The only mall in New Jersey staying open on Thanksgiving Day is Brunswick Square, from 11 a.m. –

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New Jersey’s $5 Billion Mall Could Use a Black Friday Boost

The American Dream mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Photographer: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg

Shopping centers are struggling through one of the worst retail crises ever, as a public health emergency and changing consumer tastes conspire to ravage the industry.

So it’s not exactly the ideal time to be launching the second-biggest mall in the U.S.

American Dream, a $5 billion, 3.3 million-square-foot behemoth in East Rutherford, New Jersey, finally opened its retail stores last month, about two decades after development began. The mall will face its first big test right off the bat, with Black Friday kicking

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