Westfield Topanga’s US$350 million revitalisation transforms San Fernando Valley’s retail landscape
06 October 2006
Countries: United States
Project completed in 13 months, opened six weeks ahead of plan
LOS ANGELES Westfield Topanga today celebrated the grand opening of its US$350 million reinvestment with a new Nordstrom, Target, unique caf-style dining terrace and more than 140 other retailers. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Councilman Dennis Zine joined Westfield executives in commemorating the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10.00am.
Westfield Topangas diverse and upscale retail mix is unmatched in the San Fernando Valley, as the new centre offers nearly 70 new popular retailers making their Valley debut. Completed in 13 months and 6 weeks ahead of plan, the expanded centre encompasses approximately 1.6 million square feet of retail space and more than 250 shops and restaurants. Neiman Marcus and additional luxury retailers will join the centre in Fall 2008.
The expanded Westfield Topanga includes approximately 300,000 square feet of new small shop space featuring high-end and iconic brands ranging from Armani and Apple to Tournou and Zara.
In addition to the wide retail selection, Westfields signature amenities and world-class customer service take a step forward at Westfield Topanga. Westfields two Family Lounges, Playtown, soft seating Comfort Zones, new Concierge Centre, Valet Lounge and double-decker carousel, combine with innovative technology make the shopping experience easier, more interesting and enjoyable. From wireless technology to new parking systems, to plasma screens with the latest weather, sports scores and traffic information, Westfield Topanga breaks the mall mold, with every detail designed to meet the needs and exceed expectations of shoppers from the Valley and beyond.
Westfield Topanga is owned by the Westfield Group (ASX: WDC), an Australian-based company with interests in 120 shopping centers in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. The Westfield America portfolio includes 59 shopping centers that are home to more than 9,000 specialty stores and comprise approximately 64.6 million square feet of leasable space in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Washington.