The Empire Mall

Empire Mall owner partnering to buy J.C. Penney

Simon Property Group, which owns The Empire Mall, is partnering with another mall owner to buy J.C. Penney Co.

1 week ago

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken expanding to The Empire Mall

Boss’ Pizza & Chicken is coming to The Empire Mall, replacing Villa Italian Kitchen.

1 week ago

Gap, Banana Republic close at The Empire Mall

Gap and Banana Republic have closed at The Empire Mall.

1 month ago

Empire Mall parent company reports rebound as it tries to salvage distressed retailers

Simon Property Group, which owns The Empire Mall and is the world’s largest retail real estate company, sees business rebounding after the companywide shutdown earlier this year.

1 month ago

Sioux Falls retail market in 2020: Uncertainty mixed with some signs of life

At first, 2020 looked like the year that would bring the next wave of national retail to Sioux Falls. This is how it’s looking now.

1 month ago

Cinnabon opens at The Empire Mall as some stores are still closed

Cinnamon rolls have returned to The Empire Mall.

2 months ago

Sioux Falls Justice, Loft, Lane Bryant stores escape initial closure list

Several retailers that are part of a bankruptcy this week appear to be keeping their Sioux Falls locations. 

2 months ago

Nearly all Empire Mall retailers now back open

More than three months after shutting down for COVID-19, nearly all of The Empire Mall’s tenants are back open.

3 months ago

Kay Jewelers closes Empire Mall store as other retailers are slow to reopen

Kay Jewelers won’t be reopening at The Empire Mall. We checked in on others at the mall for a look at who’s still closed and who’s back open.

3 months ago

More mall retailers are now open

More stores have opened at The Empire Mall in the past week.

3 months ago

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