8.8 out of 10

Colonie Center, New York

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  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
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  • Nightlife 5/5
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"Colonie's First Indoor Mall---And Still Booming After All These Years!"

Colonie Center is a humungous, fantastic two-story shopping mall that’s located in the town of Colonie, NY right near the state capital of Albany, NY. Today it’s home to 120 different stores and a food court that includes the not-to-be-missed The Cheesecake Factory. Once in competition with the neighboring Crossgates mall (back in the 1990’s), it’s been doing a whole lot better since the opening of the Christmas Tree Shops as well as Boscov’s Department Store in 2007 and the movie theater (found on the third floor) in 2008.

In operation since 1966, the mall has welcomed some very popular anchor stores, such as Sears (which opened the first year, 1966), Macy’s (which opened in 1991), Christmas Tree Shops (which opened in 1998), L.L. Bean (which opened in 2007) and Barnes & Noble Booksellers (which opened in 2007). Here you can find anything from entertainment (Regal Cinemas, found on the 3rd floor, right above Colonie Center’s oustanding Food Court), to fashion (Aeropstatle and American Eagle) to fantastic gift & hobby stores such as Jay St. Video Games or the Artique Co-Op. Also, in 2013, look out for the opening of a wonderful natural foods grocery stoor, the wonderful, fantastic Whole Foods Superarket!

Colonie Center, which opened on November 1st in 1966, was Colonie’s very first enclosed Mall, as well as a great tourist attraction. In 2009, the 1,300,000 ft. mall was bought by Heitman Value Partners and is doing well. It can be found right off Interstate 87, Wolf Road and Colonie's Central Avenue intersection. Have a blast: it's fun for the whole family!
  • 120 Stores (including Regal Cinemas)
  • AWESOME Food Court
  • Coming Soon: Whole Foods Supermarket!
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