Built in 1979, The University Mall was expanded and renovated in various parts from 2005 to present. It is locally owned and operated. The University Mall will be rebranded to University Marketplace in 2021.
Most structural components, including; roof sections, HVAC units, fascia, and landscaping, have been updated.
Situated in eastern South Dakota, about 55 miles north of Sioux Falls, Brookings is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the state. Brookings is home to South Dakota’s largest university, South Dakota State University, which contributes a youthful energy to the city in addition to numerous educational, cultural, and sporting events.
Brookings boasts a small-town atmosphere with many big-city amenities, including cultural offerings like the South Dakota Art Museum, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, and the annual Brookings Summer Arts Festival. Brookings contains a vibrant downtown area filled with boutique shops, restaurants, bars, coffeehouses, antique stores, and much more in rows of colorful, historic buildings. Brookings affords residents quick commutes and travels with access to I-29, U.S. 14, and Brookings Regional Airport.