Saint John has a growing retail sector. Unique boutiques, chic shops, and popular big box stores offer everything from artistic giftware and hiking boots to designer clothing and handmade mittens. Together, they make Saint John the prime shopping destination of Southern New Brunswick.
Trendy shopping centres such as East Point Shopping, McAllister Place, Lancaster Mall, and Market Square combine with the Uptown Saint John business area to satisfy anyone in need of a little retail therapy.
East Point Shopping
East Point Shopping is considered by many to be New Brunswick’s premier shopping area. Situated on a high promontory in East Saint John, East Point is a 90-acre development anchored by Costco Wholesale, Sobeys Extra, Home Depot, and Indigo, along with many other national retail, fashion, and hospitality brands. East Point’s location offers high visibility and easy access from Highway 1, the single busiest roadway in the province.
Uptown Saint John
Uptown Saint John is building on a vision of vitality and prosperity in the 20-block business improvement area of the city’s uptown. Uptown Saint John represents the interests of more than 650 business property owners, addressing issues and promoting a common approach for development and growth. Home to many boutiques, restaurants, old-school pubs, and art galleries, if your project is retail, this is the place you want to be.
McAllister Place offers an exceptional array of shopping options and services, a commitment to outstanding service, and a level of comfort that will appeal to the entire family.
The historic Market Slip area of the Saint John waterfront has been a destination for hundreds of years. Today, visitors will find many fine opportunities for dining, shopping, relaxation, and fun all along the boardwalk and in Market Square’s public spaces. An intriguing blend of early and modern architectural styles that incorporates brick façades from more than a century ago, Market Slip is an experience beyond compare.
The only enclosed mall in West Saint John, Lancaster Mall has over 25 stores offering fashion, electronics, groceries, and more. It is also home to the Saint John Public Library West Branch and other community services.