The epicenter of Memorial Center is Memorial City Mall, a super-regional mall with more than 150 select stores, restaurants, and entertainment attractions. Featured stores include Macy’s – the top performing location in Texas, Dillard’s, Zara, American Girl, Michael Kors, Apple Store, Banana Republic, Ben Bridge Jewelers and Coach. Popular restaurants include Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, The Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen and Maggiano’s Little Italy. Special attractions include a premier NHL-sized ice rink, a Cinemark movie theater, a historic double-decker Venetian-style carousel and the world’s largest indoor, soft play area for kids, Frolic’s Castle.
According to an October 2015 report, Memorial City Mall ranked 29th nationally in Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research’s Top 100 Malls. Memorial City Mall also came in as the 20th ranked enclosed mall in the United States and number 3 Mall in the state of Texas. Criteria for this report is based on several factors including sales per square foot, total number of stores, GLA square feet, total number of stores, population, and average household income within a 20-mile radius.
Memorial City borders not only the wealthiest communities in Texas, but also the entire United States. The Memorial Villages, which include the cities of Hunters Creek, Piney Point, Bunker Hill, Spring Valley, Hedwig, and Hilshire, have an Average Household Income of over $250,000 annually.
According to a 2017 Affluence Score report by the Houston Business Journal, 77024 is the number 4 ranked zip code in the state of Texas: