Retail shopping centers and stores are conveniently located throughout the northwest area in neighborhoods and along major retail thoroughfares such as FM 1960. There are 40 shopping centers and freestanding stores of 100,000 square feet or larger. An AMC theater complex offers movies on 24 screens to the Willowbrook area, and the Movie Tavern now offers a unique combination of dining and movie-watching in two area locations. www.vintageparkhouston.com
Willowbrook Mall is located within the area served by the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, and provides extensive shopping opportunities at major department stores. Willowbrook Mall contains 1.5 million square feet of space. The mall’s large department store anchors include Dillard’s, Macy’s, JCPenney, and Sears. The retail center is completed by 146 smaller stores. www.willowbrookmall.com
A relative newcomer to the retail profile is Vintage Park an 84.62-acre complex of high-end shopping and professional office space in a wooded setting. This area will house a Central Market, retail shops, entertainment, and fine dining. This new development is part of a larger project to encompass a 640-acre master development to be known as The Vintage.