Garden State Plaza (officially Westfield Garden State Plaza) is a large, upscale shopping mall in Paramus, New Jersey that is owned and managed by the Westfield Group. Broadly, it is located at the intersection of Route 4 and Route 17 near the Garden State Parkway in Bergen County, New Jersey. With 2,132,112 ft2 (198,073 m2) of lettable space, it is the largest mall in New Jersey and the third-largest mall in the New York City metropolitan area. Its department store anchors are J.C. Penney, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, and it is across Route 4 from an IKEA, Sports Authority, Bed, Bath and Beyond, and a Christmas Tree Shops.
Garden State Plaza ranks among the largest shopping malls in the United States, having been ranked 18th largest in the United States by the American Studies department at Eastern Connecticut State University Shopping Mall Studies. Westfield Garden State Plaza is the largest mall in the Westfield Groups' global portfolio in terms of lettable area. This is significant given that Westfield is the largest retail property group globally.
The mall had sales of $578 per square foot in 2005, about 50% above the national average, according to the Directory of Major Malls. Westfield Garden State Plaza is one of the most profitable malls in the country. #jersey #mall #new #paramus