While both malls seemed to co-exist rather nicely, it was becoming clear that Warwick Mall would have the upper hand. Winstanley owns and operates 43 buildings in New England, holding approximately 5. I'm positive that both stores open into the mall.
Eat Like a Local. Seafood in the Ocean State. Foodie Events and Specials. Things To Do Calendar of Events. Roger Williams Park Zoo. Free Things to Do. View More Things To Do. As of February the mall has undergone construction to create space for four "big box" style tenants instead of the original outlet style plan. Burlington Coat Factory has been confirmed as one of the leasees. Construction was slated to be finished by September , although the remaining three rental spaces have yet to be filled.
It was announced that Dick's Sporting Goods and Planet Fitness will be relocating to the mall from their original locations. Sears announced on June 22, , that it would be closing in September. It is one of 20 additional stores announced along with 72 other stores announced on June 6. At Home will also relocate from it original location to the mall, taking over the second floor of the former Sears, due to a lawsuit they had with Home Depot , which is in the same plaza as the original At Home location.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. International Council of Shopping Centers. Archived from the original on Retrieved March 14, Retrieved March 11, Retrieved March 3, Retrieved 10 March Retrieved October 12, It had still retained strong anchors Sears and G. Fox, the store selection was limited. The mall only had 60 stores, and stores with locations in both malls began to close their doors in favor of the bigger Warwick Mall.
May company converted the G. I remember passing between the two malls and laughing at the difference: Warwick Mall had a giant fancy location, while the Filene's at Rhode Island Mall was tiny and sparse. Filene's soon after closed their doors at Rhode Island Mall. At this point, stores began leaving in droves. The only reason people came to this mall now was for Sears, or the Dept of Motor Vehicles. A few years later, some life was breathed into the Rhode Island Mall. Kohl's Department store and Wal-Mart both announced that they planned toopen locations there.
They were going to each take a floor of the old Filene's space. I'm positive that both stores open into the mall. I have read plans of converting the whole mall into a big-box center, however I don't see the need for one since all of Rte 2 is big box and sprawl. I have also heard unreliable rumors that Community College of RI whoch is located accross the street is interested in the space.
8 reviews of Rhode Island Mall "This is a different type of review, it is a side by side comparison of RI Mall, and its main competitor the Providence Place Mall. I hate going to malls in general, maybe it's because I hate lines, and making 2/5(8). Your Favorite Family Mall! Warwick Mall is an enclosed shopping mall anchored by Macy’s, JCPenney, Old Navy, Target, Nordstrom Rack and Jordan’s Furniture. Find the best outlet shopping in Rhode Island. Get up to date information, sales and deals for every outlet mall in the state of Rhode Island. Get up to date information, sales and deals for every outlet mall in the state of Rhode Island.