Carrefour Laval


Carrefour Laval

infobox shopping mall
shopping_mall_name = Carrefour Laval


caption = Your Fashion Centre
location = Laval, Quebec, Canada
opening_date = 1974
manager = Cadillac Fairview
owner = |Cadillac Fairview
developer = [http://www.cadillacfairview.com/ The Cadillac Fairview Corporation]
building_costs = $
number_of_stores = 300+
number_of_anchors = 6
parking = Outdoor and multi-floor indoor
floor_area = 115,478 m²GLA)
floors = 1
website = http://www.carrefourlaval.ca/

Carrefour Laval is a super regional mall located in Laval, Quebec, Canada at the intersection of the Laurentian Autoroute (A-15) and Laval Freeway (A-440). At 115 478 m², it is the largest mall in the Montreal area, the second largest mall in the province of Quebec (after Quebec City's Galeries de la Capitale), and the 9th largest in Canada. It includes outdoor and a multi-level indoor parking.

The mall first opened in 1974 and is owned and operated by The Cadillac Fairview Corporation. The Carrefour Laval is one of the four fashion centres in the Montreal area that also include Fairview Pointe-Claire, Les Promenades Saint-Bruno and Les Galeries d'Anjou.

The mall is 2.5 km (1.5 miles) away from the Centre Laval shopping centre.

tores

In 2008, the mall has more than 300 stores, boutiques and restaurants.

The mall has six major anchor stores. They are Les Ailes de la Mode, The Bay, Rona, Sears, Bureau en Gros and Simons.

Various other retailers are represented in the mall, including H&M, Zara, HMV, Le Chateau, Rockport Store, Sports Experts, Old Navy, Browns, B2, American Eagle Outfitters, Renaud-Bray, La Senza, Banana Republic, Gap, Aldo Groupe, Stone Ridge, Tommy Hilfiger, Aveda, The Body Shop, Crabtree & Evelyn, Telus, Rogers, Fido, Dumoulin, LensCrafters, Parasuco, Energie/Miss Sixty, GEOX, ECCO, Mephisto Concept Store, Oakley, Mexx, Printwell, Starbucks Coffee Shop, Jacob, Swarovski, The Children's Place, Compucentre, Metro Video, Games Workshop, The Apple Store, Pink & Company, Stitches, MAC Cosmetics, Cordonnerie/Nettoyeur C.L. among others.

Banking services include the Bank of Montreal.

Anchors & Majors

*Les Ailes de la Mode (46,457 sq. ft. / 4 316 m²)
*La Baie (185,588 sq. ft. / 17 241.7 m²)
*La Maison Simons (71,744 sq. ft. / 6 655.2 m²)
*Bureau en Gros (20,716 sq. ft. / 1 924.6 m²)
*Jacob/Jacob Connexion (11,761 sq. ft. / 1 092.6 m²)
*Old Navy (16,266 sq. ft. / 1 139.5 m²)
*Renaud-Bray (22,274 sq. ft. / 2 069.3 m²)
*Rona L'entrepôt (140,824 sq. ft. / 13 083 m²)
*Sears (150,850 sq. ft. / 14 014.4 m²)
*Sports Experts (20,250 sq. ft. / 1 881.3 m²)
*Zara (19,296 sq. ft. / 1 792.6 m²)

Timeline

* 1974: Carrefour Laval opens with major tenants Simpsons, Eaton, Dupuis Frères, Steinberg, Miracle Mart and Pascal.
* 1978: Dupuis Frères closes just like its 110 years old flagship store in Montreal; Wise takes its place.
* 1983: The mall expands and a Sears department store is added.
* 1986: Miracle Mart's name is shortened to M. Cineplex Odeon arrives in the mall.
* 1989: Simpsons is converted to The Bay.
* 1990: Pascal closes.
* 1992: Steinberg and M close.
* 1994: Rona L'entrepôt opens up on what used to be the anchor space of Steinberg and M. The first Rona L'entrepôt hardware store ever.
* 1995: Wise closes.
* 1996: Les Ailes de la Mode and Bureau en Gros become new tenants of Carrefour Laval.
* 1999: Eaton closes.
* 2001: Cineplex Odeon closes.
* 2002: Carrefour Laval expands with 78 new stores and anchor Simons. Part of this expansion took place on the former spots of the Eaton store and the Cineplex Odeon movie theater which had both been demolished.
* 2008: A newer, expanded food court and redesign of the flooring and ceilings is underway and scheduled to be completed in two phases by 2009. [ [http://www.cadillacfairview.com/Notesdata/HR/CF_LP4W_LND_WebStation.nsf/page/Major+Investment+at+Carrefour+Laval Cadillac Fairview announces a $52M investment to revitalize Carrefour Laval and its food court] ]

Transit centre

A STL bus terminal is located across boulevard le Carrefour from the Carrefour Laval. See "Terminus Le Carrefour (AMT)". It offers frequent buses to and from Montmorency metro station, the terminus of the orange line of the Montreal Metro.

ee also

*Canada's largest shopping malls
*City of Laval
*List of malls in Montreal
*List of shopping malls in Canada
*Société de transport de Laval

References

External links

* [http://www.carrefourlaval.ca/ Le Carrefour Laval]
* [http://www.google.ca/local?f=q&hl=en&q=3003+Boulevard+le+Carrefour,+Laval,+QC&ll=45.569802,-73.747959&spn=0.01418,0.042915&t=h Satellite image from Google Maps (up to date image)]


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