Tsawwassen Mills is a shopping mall on Tsawwassen First Nations land, in Delta, British Columbia. The mall was built by Ivanhoe Cambridge and opened on October 5, 2016. It features 1.2 million square feet of retail space and a 1,100 seat food court. It features 200 retailers, including Bass Pro Shops as well as its sister chain Uncle Bucks, and Saks Off 5th. It is modeled after the successful CrossIron Mills outside Calgary, and Vaughan Mills in Vaughan, Ontario.
The Tsawwassen Mills interior
|Location||5000 Canoe Pass Way, |
Delta, British Columbia
|Opening date||October 5, 2016|
|No. of stores and services||192|
|No. of anchor tenants||11|
|Total retail floor area||1,200,000 sq ft (110,000 m2)|
|No. of floors||1|
|Parking||6,000 spots (75 handicap, 14 EV and 22 Modo/Evo)|
The mall opened on October 5, 2016, attracting 284,000 shoppers in its first six days. The grand opening attracted 50,000 alone and caused massive traffic jams in the parking lot and surrounding streets.
TransLink provides bus services along Highway 17 and 52nd Street, with connections to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, Ladner, central Tsawwassen, and Downtown Richmond. Parking access is available from Highway 17, Salish Sea Drive, and 52nd Street.
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- "Tsawwassen Mills attracts 284,000 shoppers over first six days". Delta Optimist. October 14, 2016. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
- "Tsawwassen Mills opening leaves shoppers in parking lot for hours". CTV News Vancouver. October 9, 2016. Retrieved October 16, 2016.