Las Americas Premium Outlets
LocationSan Ysidro, San Diego, California, United States
Coordinates32°32′38″N 117°02′34″W / 32.543972°N 117.042815°W / 32.543972; -117.042815Coordinates: 32°32′38″N 117°02′34″W / 32.543972°N 117.042815°W / 32.543972; -117.042815
Address4211 Camino de la Plaza
Opening dateNovember 2001[1]
DeveloperStoltz Real Estate Partners and institutional investors advised by Pacific Coast Capital[2]
OwnerSimon Property Group[2]
No. of stores and services125
Total retail floor area560,000 square feet (52,000 m2)[2]

Las Americas Premium Outlets is a 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2) outlet mall in San Ysidro, San Diego, California located directly on the Mexico–United States border just west of the San Ysidro Port of Entry at the new PedWest crossing from Tijuana to Virginia Avenue on the U.S. side.[2][3]

Ghirardelli Chocolate Company store with Mexican border wall in background.

The center attracts shoppers from San Diego County, California as well as the Tijuana metropolitan area in Mexico immediately to the south.[1]

This Premium Outlets also features over 125 stores with brands include Adidas, Kate Spade New York, Kipling, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Coach, J.Crew, Tommy Hilfiger and more that are eateries. There is even a Duty-free store. They are located at the epicenter of two countries, two major cities, two cultures, world-class tourism and the busiest international border crossing in the world.[4]

In 2013, the Shamrock Group opened the 98,000-square-foot (9,100 m2) Plaza at the Border on Las Americas' west side, which includes a Ross Dress for Less and TJ Maxx,[5] while on the east side immediately adjacent to the border crossing is the smaller 140,000-square-foot (13,000 m2) Outlets at the Border, which opened in the fall of 2014.[6]


  1. ^ a b 9Myles website, "Las Americas campaign"
  2. ^ a b c d SIMON website, Investor Relations, Press Center
  3. ^ San Diego magazine, June 2008, p.135
  4. ^ "Las Americas Premium Outlets". San Diego Tourism Authority. Retrieved September 27, 2022.
  5. ^ "Plaza at the Border Shopping Center NOW OPEN", San Diegan
  6. ^ The Outlets at the Border website, retrieved 17 June 2014 Archived October 19, 2014, at the Wayback Machine

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