Economy • Local Business
ARROWHEAD TOWNE CENTER IN STEP WITH THRIVING WEST VALLEY
rrowhead Towne Center has long served as the market-dominant r e g i on a l sh oppi n g center for the West Valley. The 1.2 million square-foot property offers top national brands, great family dining options and entertainment attractions, plus a year-long calendar of family-friendly events and amenities. Set in Glendale, Arrowhead Towne Center continues to evolve in step with the region’s families, new corporate campuses, hotels and major sports venues.
Top Shopping at Arrowhead Towne Center With notable brands ranging from Apple, H&M, M.A.C and Sephora to DICK’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, Dillard’s, JCPenney and a 14-screen AMC Theatres, and brand new pop-ups Abercrombie Kids and Lululemon. Arrowhead Towne Center has an appealing, ever-changing roster
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of great stores and things to do. This Glendale property, in fact, is benefiting from some of the trends affecting retail and shopping centers overall. As some retailers fine-tune their list of store locations, they continue to choose high-quality, class A properties, including Macerich’s Arrowhead Towne Center. Notably, across Macerich’s portfolio around the country, occupancy is up from a year ago to nearly 95% - an enviable number in any market or any economic cycle. What set the stage for Arrowhead’s continuing role as the market-dominant regional center was a thorough refresh in 2015 that updated the interior and exterior and added 22+ new and renovated stores, as well as new technology, refined seating areas, a renovated amphitheater and a larger community room. (This 1,000 square foot-space is available for businesses to host meetings, hiring events and more.) Owner investments in this high-performing property are
in line with retailer investments – including Macy’s, which selected its Arrowhead Towne Center store as one of just 50 in the country that has undergone significant upgrades.
More Can’t-Miss Experiences Shoppers today are seeking more than just retail – they are looking for unique experiences they can’t find anywhere else.
With the holidays on the horizon, Arrowhead Towne Center is getting ready for its annual holiday events including the Holiday Showcase and Jingle Jam. These events, in addition to visits and photos with Santa, make this shopping center a major focus for holiday fun. All year round, in-person art experiences at Arrowhead Towne Center are an ongoing draw. Right now, Kelsey Montague’s “What Lifts You” mural is creating a special opportunity for shoppers to engage and share on social media. As well, partnerships with local organizations including Catitude Arts and Young Arts Arizona consistently introduce fresh art installations. Free summer concerts on the lawn, Kids Club and more add to the center’s year-round connection to the community. Just like the West Valley itself, Arrowhead Towne Center is always changing to anticipate the needs and interests of the people who live, work, play and stay in this dynamic region.
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