Route 9 malls


Sherwood Plaza (above)

305,000 square feet

Highlights: Dick’s Sporting Goods,

Christmas Tree Shops, Zaftig’s ­Delicatessen


Latest buzz: Smashburger coming soon; redevelopment planned for former BJ’s headquarters

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778,476 square feet

Highlights: Plenty of parking and an array of big-box stores such as A.C. Moore, Best Buy, Old Navy, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, and Nordstrom Rack

Natick Mall

1.79 million square feet

Highlights: 250 stores ranging


from Nordstrom and Macy’s to

Burberry and Build-A-Bear Workshop

Latest buzz: Microsoft opening a retail store this summer


The Street (above)

406,000 square feet

Highlights: New arrivals include


Pinkberry, Shake Shack, Lululemon,

and Sports Club/LA

Latest buzz: Showcase Super Lux cineplex due to open next month

Chestnut Hill Square

340,000 square feet (under construction)

Highlights: Medical offices, shops, and restaurants

Latest buzz: Wegmans super-market will be anchor store

The Mall at Chestnut Hill

468,822 square feet

Highlights: Anchored by Bloomingdale’s, its 60 shops include the Apple Store, Tiffany’s, and Luxe810 by DSW

Latest buzz: lucy Activewear and Madewell will be landing this summer