SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Santa Maria Town Center Mall is exploding with new businesses.
"… pretty excited ... it’s good Santa Maria needs it," said shopper Efrain Torres.
The new businesses have opened just in time for the biggest holiday shopping season of the year.
"We’ve been doing really well for us here in the mall," said manager of the new Paradise Trading Post that just opened at the mall.
Paradise Trading Post is one of about a half dozen new businesses that just opened in the
past couple of months.
"… This new story we are so excited about … Cloud 9 Salon is opening next week which is
going to be a good time for the mall," said marketing manager Yarely Corona of the Santa Maria Town Center Mall.
The mall is projecting a busier crowd of shoppers this year.
"We anticipate a lot of people coming in and just getting out of the house … being able to
text something say something and get inspired," said Corona.
In addition to all the new businesses, the mall is planning a variety of
festivities as we enter the holiday season.
"We have holiday events ... we’re bringing back "Malloween" this year where
our tenants are going to pass out candies and they’ll be a lot more foot
traffic ... a lot more events," said Corona.
Other new businesses that just opened include Palo Mesa Pizza, Santa Maria FireGrill, Novedades
Mexicanas, and JLD Boxing.