South Common Centre is a community mall, with a number of mostly non-chain stores. Some of the larger chains are Wal-Mart, No Frills and Dollarama. There are also a number of stores within the South Common plaza outside of the mall, including Shopper's Drug Mart, some banks, Starbucks and a Five Guys burger restaurant.

 South Common has a large parking lot, as well as a bus terminal with many buses running through it. See South Common Centre Transit Terminal.

See malls for other shopping centres