8 Surprising Facts About Sawgrass Mills

It’s no secret that shopaholics and Sawgrass Mills go together like Nutella and a spoon but did you know that the locally loved mall is shaped like an alligator? Or that its behemothic size is enough to make your Fitbit buzz in sheer delight? Here, loyal readers, we divulge 8 surprising facts about the wallet-friendly shopping destination.


The mall’s footprint was designed to look like an alligator when looked at from above. Go Gators! 


Yep, the number of languages spoken by Sawgrass Mills’ Ambassadors — a new team of concierge-level service staff located throughout the mall — totals a whopping seven. Hello, hola, ciao!


Sawgrass Mills boasts more than 90 (yes, 90!0) exclusive outlet retailers found nowhere else in South Florida such as Rag & Bone, Ted Baker London and John Varvatos.


A colossal amount — 110 countries from across the globe, no less! — have sent shoppers to Sawgrass Mills for an unmatched selection and unbeatable deals. 


No more driving around in circles for a parking spot, folks. There will be 1,700 new places to park your car, pickup truck, SUV, motorcycle or minivan when the garage near The Colonnade Outlets opens summer 2016.


There are a tremendous amount of retail options — 500 to be exact — at Sawgrass Mills offering everything shoppers could desire from clothing and jewelry to electronics, housewares and toys.     


The Circle Bus, a convenient shuttle service that takes shoppers one part of the mall to the other, makes 156 loops around Sawgrass Mills everyday.   


There are 25 steps before reaching the next handbag or shoe store. Reach those Fitbit goals while simultaneously shopping. Winning!