The Mall at University Town Center Debuts in Sarasota, Florida

SARASOTA, FL., Oct. 16, 2014 -- Thousands of Southwest Florida residents and visitors were the first to shop The Mall at University Town Center ("UTC") at its grand opening today in Sarasota, Fla. Officials celebrated the opening by cutting a ribbon a few minutes before 10 a.m. – just before the mall officially opened for business. Guests were delighted as a flurry of white ticker-tape paper fell from the sky moments after the ribbon was cut.