A number of world class shopping malls are present there around Canada and most of those malls provide advanced facilities in terms of shopping experience and entertainment to the customers. While some of those malls have been constructed recently, many of them were started decades ago and are still equally popular among the people. One of those malls is Eglinton Square Shopping Center. This mall started its journey around six decades ago and still is reckoned as one of the most happening destination for shopping in Ontario, Canada.
About the mall
This mall was constructed by the Oxford Properties and is owned by Kingsett Capital and Bentall Kennedy LP. In the year 1954, this mall was made open for the people of Ontario. It is located at 1 Eglinton Square, Eglinton Avenue east and Victoria Park Avenue in Scarborough. The retail area of this mall is 279,000sq.ft. And there are around 80 retail outlets including the biggies like Metro, The Bay, Shoppers Drug Mart, Toys “R” Us Express, Watts Restaurants and Bar etc.
The responsibility of managing the mall has been given to Bentall Kennedy, one of the most successful real estate investment advisors in North America. They manage the interest of more than 550 institutional clients and investors.
The location of the shopping center is excellent in terms of the population. It is located in a highly populated area with around 47000 households within its 3 kilometer radius. This shopping center is surrounded by homes, apartments, condominiums and attracts visitors from Toronto’s downtown as well. There is plan for the Eglinton Light Rail Transit within the next few years which will have stops at Victoria Park, east of the shopping center and Pharmacy avenue west of the shopping center.
This mall is well-equipped with all the advanced features along with convenient guest service. Visitors can find the guest service between Carmen’s unisex hairstyling and Art of Shoe Repair and the services available there include information about the shopping center, complimentary wheelchair and rental walker, stroller on rent, first aid, enquiry about lost and found and battery cycling. Parenting washrooms are also available near the regular washrooms. And there is facility of high chairs as well.
Stores in Eglinton Square
More than 80 retail stores are there in this mall and all these stores are divided in 17 different categories which include beauty, books and stationery, department and major stores, electronics and media, financial service, food court, health and wellness, home and décor, men’s and family fashion, ladies fashion, shoes, bags and accessories, specialty stores and many more. And some of the biggest stores are 20/20 vision care, Bently, Carmen’s unisex hairstyling, coles book store, Fashionrama, FIDO, KFC, McDonald, GNC, H&R Block, Metro, Shoppers Drug Mart, Tim Horton’s, Virgin mobile, WIRELESS etc.
New events are being organized in the shopping center at a regular interval in which visitors can take part and also there are many promotions offered by various stores. Hence, if you have not yet been there, you should visit the Eglinton Square Shopping Center right away.
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