The mall was first conceived in the late 1980s, and originally opened in 1995 as Brandon Town Center. The mall served a million shoppers in its first seventeen days alone . When it first opened, Brandon Town Center boasted of retail space. The original anchors were Sears, J.C. Penney, Burdines (now Macy's), and Dillard's. Maas Brothers was signed but it filed for bankruptcy before the mall was built.
Prior to Westfield Brandon, Carrey Cattle Company owned the land and operated a cattle farm there.
The Westfield Group acquired the Town Center in 2002 and renamed it "Westfield Shoppingtown Brandon" in line with the other Westfield centers . Many of the distinctive fountains featuring metal sculptures of Florida... Read More