Top 10 Centers for Teen Big Spenders

Top-spending teens now have a Top 10 list of shopping centers in which they wield their influence, and their spending power. According to predictive-analytics firm Asterop, San Francisco, the following 10 centers made the grade in terms of exposure to the highest-spending U.S. teens:

Westfield Hawthorn, Vernon Hills, Ill.;

Saddle Rock Village, Aurora, Colo.;

The Oaks, Thousand Oaks, Calif.;

Roanoke Crossing, Roanoke, Texas;

Stoneridge Mall, Pleasanton, Calif.;

Huntington Square Mall, East North-port, N.Y.;

Watchung Square, Watchung, N.J.;

Dulles Town Center, Sterling, Va.;

Tomball Town Center, Tomball, Texas; and

The Highlands, Brewster, N.Y.

Along with the list of the 10 best shopping centers to tap into high-powered teenage spending, there’s also a Bottom 10 group that includes Fenton Marketplace in San Diego, University Village in Seattle, and Park Lane Mall in Reno, Nev.—Nos. 8, 9 and 10 respectively.

Asterop designed the ranking by building an index that scores based on trade area, socio-demographics, volume and concentration.