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North Grand Mall
Location Ames, Iowa, United States
Coordinates 42°02′53″N 93°37′19″W / 42.048°N 93.622°W / 42.048; -93.622
Address 2801 Grand Avenue
Opening date 1971
Developer General Growth Properties
No. of anchor tenants 15 (13 open, 2 vacant)
Total retail floor area 340,000 sq ft (32,000 m2)
No. of floors 1

North Grand Mall is a 340,000-square-foot (32,000 m2) shopping center serving the city of Ames, Iowa. In 2006, plans were announced for a $30 million renovation and expansion. In 2004, a farmers' market operated at the mall. The mall's anchor stores are Kohl's, Gap, Shoe Carnival, TJ Maxx, North Grand Cinema, Milroy's Tuxedos, rue21, Happy Nails, Verizon, Teikiatsu Judo, Aveda, Buckle, and JCPenney. There are 2 vacant anchor stores that were once DressBarn and Younkers. Sears announced its closure in late 2008. The Sears building was torn down, with Kohl's, TJ Maxx, and Shoe Carnival opening on its site.

In 2017, then-owners GK Development sold the mall to a trio of investors.

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