Westfield’s World Trade Centre mall reopened following its destruction in the 9/11 attack

August 18, 2016 by J-Wire Staff
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Westfield has launched its rebuilt World Trace Centre Mall fifteen years after the devastating attacks in 2001 which destroyed the iconic twin towers of the World Trade Centre.

Peter, Frank, David and Steven Lowy in the new centre

Peter, Frank, David and Steven Lowy in the new centre

The Sydney-based developer Westfield, has launched more than 100 stores in the 365,000-square-foot shopping complex in its first stage.

Frank Lowy is co-founder of the company which came from a small beginning as a suburban mall in Sydney to the world-wide empire it is today.

Joining Frank Lowy in New York city to celebrate the return of the company to the Ground Zero area were his sons David, Steven and Peter.

Retailers at the shopping hub include big names like Apple, Bose, Hugo Boss, H&M, Kate Spade, John Varvatos, Sephora, Kiehl’s, MAC, Cole Haan, Aldo and Disney.

Westfield expects the World Trade Center site to generate $1 billion in annual sales.

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One Response to “Westfield’s World Trade Centre mall reopened following its destruction in the 9/11 attack”
  1. Lindsay Thorpe says:

    Hugo Boss is notorious as the Nazi tailor who who became financially established as a result of designing SS uniforms. What is Frank Lowy doing offering the Hugo Boss company space in a Westfield shopping centre?

    Frank Lowy really ought to reread his history.

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