A group of retail businesses providing a limited variety of convenience services for a limited area and having common par-king and ownership or management. The smallest type of shopping center, neighborhood centers usually range in size from 25,000 to 100,000 square feet.
These centers are designed to provide convenience shopping for the day-to-day needs of consumers in the immediate neighborhood. Anchors are likely to be supermarkets or drugstores. Other tenants might include stores providing sundries, snacks and personal services. Generally, neighborhood centers are 30,000 - 150,000 sf in size and are configured as strip centers without an enclosed walkway or mall area, but may possibly have a canopy to connect the storefronts.
A planned shopping facility with the largest store being a supermarket and/or a drugstore. It serves 3,000 to 50,000 people who are within 15 minutes' driving time (usually fewer than 10 minutes).