There are a variety of shopping options within Sarasota County at The Mall at University Town Center. If you’re looking for bargain shops, visit the Ellenton Premium Outlets which are within 25 miles of Sarasota and Bradenton.

The Mall at University Town Center


The Mall at University Town Center is a shopping mall located in Sarasota County, Florida just south of the Manatee County line near the community of Lakewood Ranch. It opened on October 16, 2014 and is anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, and Dillard’s. Additional featured stores include Vineyard Vines, Apple, Hollister, Urban Outfitters, Tesla, Pottery Barn, Michael Kors, Athleta and Crate & Barrel.

140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, Florida 34243
Phone: (941) 552-7000


Home to 130 designer and brand outlet stores for the whole family, Ellenton Premium Outlets is conveniently located in Ellenton, within 25 miles of Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tampa and Bradenton and a stones throw away from the beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Siesta Key and St. Pete Beach. This outdoor mall features covered walkways, lush, tropical landscaping and flowing water fountains.

5461 Factory Shops Boulevard
Ellenton, Florida 34222