Located in Freehold, New Jersey, United States, Freehold Raceway Mall is anchored by: J. C. Penney, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, Nordstrom and Sears. Owned and managed by The Macerich Company Freehold Raceway Mall has 1,671,000 square feet of gross retail space, making it the second largest shopping mall in New Jersey. An outdoor lifestyle addition, in 2007, added 100,000 square feet of additional retail space.
Freehold Raceway Mall is conveniently located in Monmouth County, one of the most prosperous counties in the United States. Home to New Jersey’s only Nordstrom’s, Freehold Raceway Mall serves the areas of Western Monmouth County to the Jersey Shore and sections of Southern Middlesex and Northern Ocean Counties.
Built in 1987 across the street from the Freehold Raceway, Freehold Raceway Mall sits on land used for stables. The stables are still there, connected by a small bridge over Route 9.
The fully enclosed mall originally opened in 1990 with two anchors: Sears and Lord & Taylor. A J.C. Penney merged into Lord & Taylor, which later opened in 1991. Nordstrom opened in 1992. A fifth anchor, Macy's, was added in 1998.
In April 2007, Freehold Raceway Mall underwent its first renovation project was underway. The brown and green floor tiles were switched to a beige stone tile. Green paint on the ceilings and ironwork with changed beige/earth tone. The brass rails were replaced with wooden rails. New lighting under the skylights and along/under the columns was added. The globe lighting along the skylights, pillars and ironwork was replaced. A new escalator was installed. Soft, carpeted seating areas were added. The large center court fountain was replaced with a smaller fountain and Starbuck's kiosk.
Two new parking lots were built along the Raceway Mall Drive entrance and on the opposite side of the ring road next to Nordstrom.
The completed outdoor expansion opened in 2007 in time for the holiday season.
Freehold Raceway Mall is anchored by: J. C. Penney, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, Nordstrom and Sears.