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Burnaby - SHOPPING
Burnaby BC - Shopping - Shopping Malls

Burnaby boasts some of the finest shopping in Western Canada and there are four major areas to discover. With Metrotown Retail and Entertainment centre, Loughheed Mall, Brentwood Mall and The Heights commercial district.

westminster quay public marketLooking for a first-rate shopping experience? Head to Metropolis at Metrotown, with everything for him and her and all of the family Metrotown has it all, including a food hall that can seat upto 1,000 people, it is the largest food court in Western Canada. Opening in 1989 Metropolis is a major part of Metrotown Centre which opened in 1986.

Metrotown shopping Centre is a huge shopping complex that consist out of 500 shops. This mall consists out of three main malls: Station Square located on the west side, Old Navy in the middle and the Metrotown Centre towards the east. Each of these malls are connected to each other by pedestrian bridges. metropolisShoppers going there for the first time may be confused by all of it, but there are maps available on every floor as well as an information booth located at one of the main entrances. Metropolis is connected to

Metrotown and this new section of the mall is filled with ambitious stores with a young and trendy theme. You can browse through the Playdium which offers virtual reality games, visit aromatic soap shops like LushCanada or go to the movie at the Silvercity Metropolis located at the top floor. If you can't find it anywhere else you might find it in Metrotown as there are over 500 shops!

Lougheed Town Centre Mall is a genuine core of retail activity with more than 649,000 square feet of retail space and a whopping 175 stores and services. So whatever you might be looking for – from a soothing pedicure and the hippest handbag to a top of the line mountain bike and the latest electronic gadget – lougheed mall foodcourtLougheed Town Centre is sure to have it (and more). With five major anchor stores (such as the famous Hudson’s Bay Company) and a diverse range of shops and retail services, Lougheed is the answer to any shopper’s dream.

Located in the northeast quadrant of the city at the foot of Burnaby Mountain, Lougheed is one of three municipal town centres in Burnaby (besides Metrotown and Brentwood) and is a complete community with a wide array of housing and a robust retail centre. Lougheed Town Centre is easy reachable on the SkyTrain rapid transit line and by car; it is also just “down the hill” from the city’s major educational institution – Simon Fraser University.

Brentwood Mall fits your family! Home to 110 stores and services including Zellers, Sears and London Drugs, Brentwood has been voted Burnaby’s Most Convenient Shopping Centre once again in 2006.brentwood mall night time The shopping centre is conveniently located at the corner of Willingdon Avenue and Lougheed Highway in north Burnaby. Just 3km east of Vancouver, Brentwood Town Centre is easily accessed by car from Highway 1. Shoppers can also travel to Brentwood Town Centre by bus and have covered passage to the shopping centre from the Brentwood Skytrain station. With renovations completed by Fall 2006, Brentwood Town Centre will have an expanded food court which offers seating for 500 customers, new family washrooms and a large indoor Children’s Play Park.

The Heights For those who enjoy the traditional street front shopping with some local flavour, come and experience the ethnic charm and neighbourhood atmosphere of the Heights commercial district. Located on Hastings Street in northwest Burnaby, the Heights area includes an enticing mix of fine dining, cafes and specialty shops you won't want to miss. From Italian Bakeries and Cafes to Greek Taverns and Sushi Bars, the Burnaby Heights area has everything imaginable for whatever your mood. Whether you’re interested in dining or shopping or just exploring – The Heights reflects a unique cultural experience for every visitor. Enjoy an espresso at one of the Italian coffee bars or stroll through the area’s independent bookstores or arts & crafts shops. Along with great outdoor cafes and shopping, this North Burnaby neighbourhood features beautiful views, parks and trails, recreational amenities, and a thriving business district – all within walking distance. As you’ll soon discover - The Heights is a special place with a great sense of community and a diversity that reflects the city as a whole. In this distinct and historic area of Hastings Street, merchants are well known for welcoming their customers as family – and it’s in this welcoming spirit that you are invited to explore the Burnaby Heights area.

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