Plantation, Florida / USA – 9/15/2020: Engraved sign of Westfield Mall in Broward as mixed media of metal wood and plastic. Black on steel look large scale and outside near University and Broward Blvd.
Westfield Broward (previously known as the Broward Mall) is a shopping mall in Plantation, Florida. The mall is owned by the Westfield Group, which acquired it in 2007 from SPG-FCM Ventures, a 50/50 joint venture between an entity owned by Simon Property Group and funds managed by Farallon Capital Management; SPG-FCM Ventures had acquired the previous owner, Mills Corporation, earlier that year. Mills had acquired it from Cadillac Fairview Corporation of Toronto in 2003. The mall opened in 1978 with a Burdines store as its anchor. Popular department stores and anchors including Dillard’s, JCPenney, Macy’s and Regal Cinemas.
In February 28, 2013 it was announced a 12-screen Regal Cinemas was opened in the mall on December 2013. In 2015, Sears Holdings spun off 235 of its properties, including the Sears at Westfield Broward, into Seritage Growth Properties. In 2017 the size of the Sears store was reduced by half and other shops were opened in the space, including Noire the Nail Bar; the Sears store closed in 2018. The second floor of the former Sears is expected to become Powerhouse Gym and Game Time.