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The Mall at University Town Center

Posted by Sara Leicht - on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 at 3:05pm.

The Mall at University Town Center Opening in Sarasota, FL with over 100 Stores

Opening on October 16, 2014 The Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota will be the premier shopping experience with over 100 upscale fashion and lifestyle retailers with about half being unique to the Sarasota area.  This new mall is over 880,000 sq. ft. on 73 Acres of an overall mix of 276 acres for the entire site that sits next to the new Nathan Benderson Rowing Park, home to the 2017 World Rowing Championships.  And YES the Apple Store that we have all been waiting for is coming to Sarasota!

The Mall at University Town Center Sarasota, FloridaLocated at the southwest corner of I-75 and University Parkway at exit 213 this opening has been eagerly anticipated for years.

The Mall at University Town Center will be anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue, Dillard’s and Macy’s all of which will have two levels of shopping. 

Shoppers will enjoy sit down restaurants, a play area along with concierge and guest services, 4,100 parking spaces and Valet Parking.  This construction project has employed over 1,000 construction workers and will have 2,000 permanent jobs once the shopping center is fully opened.

The Mall at University Town Center Sarasota, Florida"The Mall at University Town Center will be one of the premier shopping destinations on the west coast of Florida,” said Robert Taubman, chairman, president and CEO of Taubman Centers, “and it will be the preferred shopping destination in the Sarasota region for locals and visitors alike.”

“This represents the perfect addition to the Gulf Coast’s finest retail corridor,” said Randy Benderson, president of Benderson Development.  “This extraordinary investment in Southwest Florida’s future will exceed anyone’s expectations.”


Aldo, American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor, Anthropologie, Apple Store, Arhaus Furniture, The Art of Shaving, Aveda

Banana Republic, Bath & Body Works, BCBG Maxazria, Bebe, Bose, Boston Proper, Brighton, Brow Art 23

Cache, Calypso St. Barth, Camicissima Milano, Champs Sports, Charlotte Russe, Chico's, Claire's, Clarks
Crate & Barrel

Dillard's, Diventi Bella Fragrances & Cosmetics

Edward Beiner, Everything But Water, Express

Fast-Fix Jewelry and Watch Repairs, Foot Gear Outdoor, FootLocker, Forever 21, Francesca's Collections

Gap, GNC Live Well, Gymboree


iAccessorize, Icing, Invicta

J. Crew, J.Jill, JS Trunk & Co. Jackie Z. Style Co, Janie and Jack, Johnston & Murphy, Journeys

Kate Spade, Kay Jewelers, Kiehl's

L'Occitane En Provence, LensCrafters, Lilly Pulitzer, LOFT by Ann Taylor, Lovesac, Lululemon Athletica, LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

MAC, Macy's, Mayors Jewelers, Michael Kors, Moleskine

Oakley, Oil & Vinegar, Omega, OndadeMar, Organic Nail Bar

Pacific Sunwear, Pandora Jewelers, Papyrus, Pottery Barn

Robert Graham

Saks Fifth Avenue, See Optical, Sephora, Solstice Sunglasses, Soma, Stuart Weitzman, SunglassHut, Swarovski

T-Mobile, Tesla, Things Remembered, TINA Stephens, Tommy Bahama, Tumi

Vera Bradley, Victoria's Secret

The Walking Company, White House | Black Market, Williams-Sonoma

Yankee Candle

Z Gallerie, Zales Jewelers,


BRIO Tuscan Grille - The Capital Grille - The Cheesecake Factory - Cold Stone Creamery - Godiva - Kona Grill - Mandarin Express - Rise Pies - Seasons 52 - Smoothie King - Sophie's (inside Saks Fifth Avenue) - Starbucks - Sweet Doctors - Teavana - Yo! Sushi - Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar

For more information please visit The Mall at University Town Center - Sarasota

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