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Although we've been dreaming of our very own Dover Street Market for some time, SoCal still seems pretty keen on this open-air mall concept—hardly a surprise, given that our weather pretty much begs to be experienced in Grove-like glory. LA and OC shoppers will enjoy much more retail therapy in the (sorta) great outdoors, as a slew of major megadevelopments are expected to open next year.

We've mapped out the biggest mixed-used retail and resto hubs slated to arrive in 2015, starting with Westfield Topanga's Xanadu-like The Village and making our way down to Huntington Beach's high-end oceanfront Pacific City. Below, see the latest developments in each property's directory along with their expected debut dates, renderings, and more need-to-know deets.

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1. The Village at Westfield Topanga

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Victory Boulevard & Owensmouth Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 91303
Although reps tell us no retail tenants have been confirmed yet, this 550,000-square-foot mixed-use development nestled next to Westfield Topanga promises to be the Valley's upscale "retail Garden of Eden." When it opens in fall 2015, the $450MM project will include a Costco, shops, a boutique hotel, a gym/spa/yoga studio, and more. Expect the family-friendly hub to look somewhat similar to Westfield's outdoor Century City center, except with tons of trees, babbling brooks, ambient lighting, a bocce ball court, and more Xanadu-y features. Take a virtual tour of the property here. [Rendering via]

2. The Bloc

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700 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
The brick walled fortress formerly known as Macy's Plaza is undergoing a $160MM facelift that will revitalize its anchor department store and bring in SF-based menswear retailer Wingtip, stationery and book store &Pens, and a "retail gallery concept" from the same folks behind the Arts District's Apolis and Alchemy Works. The open-air FiDi center will also include an Alamo Drafthouse Theatre and a fancy Sheraton hotel; it's expected to debut its new look in October 2015. [Rendering: Ratkovich Company]

3. The Platform at Hayden Tract

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West Washington Boulevard & Landmark Street
Culver City, CA 90232
Bringing much-needed retail therapy to the Expo line-adjacent area is The Platform, which has already confirmed luxe French label Carven, footwear designer Matt Bernson, and Aussie skincare brand Aesop as tenants. Located at the revitalized creative hub Hayden Tract, the center's currently under construction and is slated to open in spring 2015. [Rendering: Curbed]

4. The Runway

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6500 South Seabluff Drive
Playa Vista, CA 90094
"Silicon Beach 2.0"'s massive 220,000-square-foot retail/resto/lifestyle center announced that Varnish Lab nail salon, barbershop 18/8, and Megaformer Pilates studio The Studio (MDR) would be joining its roster, which already includes chain names like Starbucks, CVS, Whole Foods, and others. The live/work/play megadevelopment will offer a host of modern eateries, like ROC Kitchen, Lyfe Kitchen, 800 Degrees and others. Retail, fitness, and dining tenants are expected to begin opening in early 2015. [Rendering via]

5. The Yards at One Santa Fe

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1st Avenue & Santa Fe Street
Whittier, CA 90603
Considered the final nail in the Arts District's gentrification coffin, One Santa Fe's residents will enjoy 80,000 square feet of shopping and dining options at The Yards. Already on the directory are SF-meets-Austin boutique Voyager, men's boutique Wittmore, and sleek skin/haircare brand Malin+Goetz. The mixed-use development will offer a curated mix of 25 shops and restaurants, some of which wereslated to open in fall 2014; however, the folks at Voyager tell us they're opening in spring 2015 and we expect the rest of the gang to follow suit. [Rendering via]

6. The Point

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850 South Sepulveda Boulevard
El Segundo, CA 90245
El Segundo's 115,000-square-foot landscaped shopping/retail/fitness center will offer a mix of big-name brands and local boutiques, including Athleta, Lucky Brand, indoor cycling studio SoulCycle, and OC-based shop No Rest for Bridget. Our sister site Eater notes that Superba Food + Bread and Mendocino Farms will be among the "tried-and-true" eateries at the open-air South Bay hub. [Rendering: Federal Realty]

7. Pacific City

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21002 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Given that high-end fitness chain Equinox and SaMo-based nightlife spot The Bungalow are the only confirmed tenants at the luxe 11-acre development, we're very, very curious to see what else is in store for the Huntington Beach lifestyle center. It'll house about 40 retail shops and 20 eateries, plus a high-end hotel, housing, and an artisanal foods marketplace. The massive oceanfront property will feature California Craftsman-style architecture and drought-tolerant landscaping; it's all expected to open summer 2015. [Rendering via]

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1. The Village at Westfield Topanga

Victory Boulevard & Owensmouth Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 91303
Although reps tell us no retail tenants have been confirmed yet, this 550,000-square-foot mixed-use development nestled next to Westfield Topanga promises to be the Valley's upscale "retail Garden of Eden." When it opens in fall 2015, the $450MM project will include a Costco, shops, a boutique hotel, a gym/spa/yoga studio, and more. Expect the family-friendly hub to look somewhat similar to Westfield's outdoor Century City center, except with tons of trees, babbling brooks, ambient lighting, a bocce ball court, and more Xanadu-y features. Take a virtual tour of the property here. [Rendering via]
Victory Boulevard & Owensmouth Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 91303

2. The Bloc

700 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
The brick walled fortress formerly known as Macy's Plaza is undergoing a $160MM facelift that will revitalize its anchor department store and bring in SF-based menswear retailer Wingtip, stationery and book store &Pens, and a "retail gallery concept" from the same folks behind the Arts District's Apolis and Alchemy Works. The open-air FiDi center will also include an Alamo Drafthouse Theatre and a fancy Sheraton hotel; it's expected to debut its new look in October 2015. [Rendering: Ratkovich Company]
700 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

3. The Platform at Hayden Tract

West Washington Boulevard & Landmark Street, Culver City, CA 90232
Bringing much-needed retail therapy to the Expo line-adjacent area is The Platform, which has already confirmed luxe French label Carven, footwear designer Matt Bernson, and Aussie skincare brand Aesop as tenants. Located at the revitalized creative hub Hayden Tract, the center's currently under construction and is slated to open in spring 2015. [Rendering: Curbed]
West Washington Boulevard & Landmark Street
Culver City, CA 90232

4. The Runway

6500 South Seabluff Drive, Playa Vista, CA 90094
"Silicon Beach 2.0"'s massive 220,000-square-foot retail/resto/lifestyle center announced that Varnish Lab nail salon, barbershop 18/8, and Megaformer Pilates studio The Studio (MDR) would be joining its roster, which already includes chain names like Starbucks, CVS, Whole Foods, and others. The live/work/play megadevelopment will offer a host of modern eateries, like ROC Kitchen, Lyfe Kitchen, 800 Degrees and others. Retail, fitness, and dining tenants are expected to begin opening in early 2015. [Rendering via]
6500 South Seabluff Drive
Playa Vista, CA 90094

5. The Yards at One Santa Fe

1st Avenue & Santa Fe Street, Whittier, CA 90603
Considered the final nail in the Arts District's gentrification coffin, One Santa Fe's residents will enjoy 80,000 square feet of shopping and dining options at The Yards. Already on the directory are SF-meets-Austin boutique Voyager, men's boutique Wittmore, and sleek skin/haircare brand Malin+Goetz. The mixed-use development will offer a curated mix of 25 shops and restaurants, some of which wereslated to open in fall 2014; however, the folks at Voyager tell us they're opening in spring 2015 and we expect the rest of the gang to follow suit. [Rendering via]
1st Avenue & Santa Fe Street
Whittier, CA 90603

6. The Point

850 South Sepulveda Boulevard, El Segundo, CA 90245
El Segundo's 115,000-square-foot landscaped shopping/retail/fitness center will offer a mix of big-name brands and local boutiques, including Athleta, Lucky Brand, indoor cycling studio SoulCycle, and OC-based shop No Rest for Bridget. Our sister site Eater notes that Superba Food + Bread and Mendocino Farms will be among the "tried-and-true" eateries at the open-air South Bay hub. [Rendering: Federal Realty]
850 South Sepulveda Boulevard
El Segundo, CA 90245

7. Pacific City

21002 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Given that high-end fitness chain Equinox and SaMo-based nightlife spot The Bungalow are the only confirmed tenants at the luxe 11-acre development, we're very, very curious to see what else is in store for the Huntington Beach lifestyle center. It'll house about 40 retail shops and 20 eateries, plus a high-end hotel, housing, and an artisanal foods marketplace. The massive oceanfront property will feature California Craftsman-style architecture and drought-tolerant landscaping; it's all expected to open summer 2015. [Rendering via]
21002 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648