In western Henrico County’s hottest shopping corridor, Short Pump Town Center has 1.3 million square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space on 146 acres.

Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dillard’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods are the center’s anchors. Among other shops are Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel, Orvis, Apple, H&M, kate spade new york and Michael Kors.

Restaurants include recent additions The Boathouse, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant and Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery.


L.L. Bean: The famed outdoor retailer, based in Maine, will open its southernmost location at the mall this fall.

Children’s Museum of Richmond: The educational and play space opened its new location at the mall this summer.

Choo-choo: The Short Pump Express toots through the mall’s lower-level common space carrying kids and parents. Tickets, available at guest services, are $3 for all passengers older than 12 months.


The mall is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The center’s common area was renovated this year and includes covered pavilions that are heated in cold weather, a double-sided fireplace and children’s play areas.

The mall’s ownership is split among local development company Pruitt Associates (33 percent), Australian investment firm QIC Ltd. (33 percent) and Cleveland-based mall operator Forest City Enterprises Inc. (34 percent).


11800 W. Broad St.
Henrico, VA

Phone: (804) 360-1700;

By Randy Hallman

(804) 649-6844

Photo By P. Kevin Morley