New York City Shopping Centers

Melanie Lee

July 31, 2023

New York City, the fashion capital of the world, has always been a shopper’s paradise. The city that never sleeps has no shortage of shopping centers that cater to all kinds of shoppers, from fashionistas to bargain hunters. In this article, we will take you on a tour of some of the most popular shopping centers in New York City.

Shopping Centers of NYC

Hudson Yards

This massive shopping development boasts over 100 shops, restaurants, and bars. Hudson Yards is home to high-end designer brands like Louis VuittonDior, and Cartier, as well as popular retailers like H&M and Zara. The shopping center has a unique design that’s impossible to miss, featuring The Vessel, a 154-story interactive sculpture that offers stunning views of the city. You can even access The High Line from right across the street.

Shops at Hudson Yards (©Melanie Lee)

Shops at Hudson Yards (©Melanie Lee)

Brookfield Place 

Brookfield Place is a shopping center located in the heart of downtown Manhattan. The mall, which is linked to the World Trade Center, is home to more than 100 shops, restaurants, and bars. Brookfield Place offers a mix of luxury and high-end designer brands such as GucciFerragamo, and Omega. The center also features some of the most elaborate holiday displays during the winter months and is a popular spot for lunch breaks and after-work hangouts.

Empire Outlets

Empire Outlets on Staten Island is a vibrant shopping destination steps away from the St. George Ferry terminal and the Staten Island Yankees Stadium. Featuring more than 100 designer outlets (including H&MLevi’sNike Factory Store and Gap), a wide variety of dining options and spectacular views of Manhattan and the New York Harbor, it is a true shopping haven for locals and tourists alike. On top of that, visitors can also enjoy events such as outdoor movie nights, concerts, art installations and much more. With its unbeatable combination of retail therapy and breathtaking views of the harbor skyline, there’s no better place to shop till you drop.

(Courtesy Empire Outlets)

(Courtesy Empire Outlets)

The Shops at Columbus Circle

The Shops at Columbus Circle is located inside the luxurious Time Warner Center, an iconic building in the heart of Manhattan. The mall has over 50 stores, including high-end designer brands like DiptyqueCoach, and Tumi. The Shops at Columbus Circle also boast stunning views of the city, thanks to its location on the southwest corner of Central Park. The area is also filled with some of the best restaurants in New York City and is just a short walk from Times Square and all of the theaters on Broadway. 

Industry City

Located in the heart of Brooklyn, Industry City is a vibrant hub of innovation, culture, and commerce that has been attracting businesses and visitors for years. Home to over 500 businesses of all sizes and industries, this creative campus is buzzing with a mix of startups, established brands, and everything in between—stores like ABC Carpet & Home OutletDaiso, and Moore Brothers Wine Company are just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re looking for retail therapy, you’ll find a variety of shopping options from local artisanal vendors, small business boutiques, familiar name brands, and so much more.

(Courtesy Industry City)

(Courtesy Industry City)

Atlantic Terminal Mall

Atlantic Terminal Mall is located in the heart of Brooklyn and is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. The mall is home to over 35 stores, including TargetSephora, and DSW—it’s perfect for picking up anything you may have forgotten to pack on your New York City vacation. The shopping center also features a movie theater, restaurants, and a food court. Atlantic Terminal Mall is easily accessible by public transportation, making it an ideal shopping spot for those staying in Brooklyn.