Southlands Lifestyle Center (also Southlands Mall, Southlands, The Southlands, or The Southlands at Aurora) is a regional shopping mall located in Aurora, Colorado.
The center is located at the intersection of Smoky Hill Road and the E-470 tollway, about 15 miles south of Denver International Airport, east of the Saddle Rock neighborhood and west of Cherokee Trail High School and the Tallyn's Reach neighborhood. Based on retail floor space, Southlands is the largest non-enclosed mall in the United States. It opened in 2005, featuring a unique design incorporating a "Main Street" of shops and smaller eateries, surrounded by larger stores near the perimeter of the center. Currently there are about 40 vacant retail locations on Main Street.
The center's anchor stores are Walmart and JC Penney with dozens of junior anchors including Sports Authority, Sam's Club, Barnes and Noble, Best Buy, Bed Bath and Beyond, Petco, Michael's and others. Main Street is mostly lined with apparel stores, including Ann Taylor, American Eagle Outfitters, Coldwater Creek, Talbots, Limited Too, Gymboree, Zumiez, and Victoria's Secret. Other stores include Claire's and Bath and Body Works.