5 Successful Shopping Plazas in Vallarta · Nayarit

When it comes to shopping plazas in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, their number is as large as the different factors that must be taken into account to help guarantee their success.

Any shopping center is a complex enterprise that must consider diverse key elements and features in order to meet the needs of its tenants, the public and its surroundings. Some elements are consistent and predictable, such as the project’s infrastructure: construction guidelines, tenant capacity, parking spaces, etc. Others, such as shopping tastes and trends, time of year and urban development, are not as easy to predict.

We single out five shopping plazas in the region, all of which have a specific trait that has undoubtedly been pivotal in their success, without disregarding all the other elements that make this possible.

  1. Plaza Ollin: Location

Plaza OllinThe fact that this is the only shopping plaza in Punta de Mita is a plus for its businesses, not to mention the residents in the region.

  1. Plaza Canalán: Specialty

canalanWhen it comes to business line, many shopping plazas look for a variety of tenants. Plaza Canalán chose to focus on home décor and furnishing stores exclusively, providing shoppers with a perfect one-stop location to explore different styles and options at once.

  1. Plaza Galerías: Draw Tenant

Plaza GaleríasThere are many factors that contribute to this shopping mall’s success. Without a doubt, however, the amount of traffic that goes in and out of the mall on any given day is largely due to the well established brand Liverpool, as their draw tenant.

  1. Los Mercados: Niche

losmercaditosThere are less than six shops in this “boutique” plaza, including a deli, an organic produce shop, bakery and wine shop, with goods geared toward its surrounding expat community, along with an increasing number of locals that choose their product selection.

  1. Paradise Village: Convenience

paradiseDesigned as part of the Paradise Village Development, this plaza features just about everything a Nuevo Vallarta resident might need to enjoy their stay without having to go elsewhere.

Keeping these and many other characteristics in mind is a not-to-be-missed opportunity for anybody a shopping plaza as a place to open their business.

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