Retail giant, Costco has opened a new store in northeast Anchorage, Alaska. The location is the former site of a Sam’s Club at the Tikahtnu Commons mall, a bustling retail hub in the city.

Costco Business Center location at the Tikahtnu Commons mall.

Municipal records indicate that the renovation of the former Sam’s Club was estimated to cost approximately $5.1 million. Costco Business Center is a concept that differs from the company’s traditional warehouse stores.

Street View of the closed Sam’s Club in 2021.

Location History

The Tikahtnu Commons mall, where the new store will open, began construction in 2007. It is located next to Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson, a significant military installation in Alaska. The tract of land on which Tikahtnu Commons sits was previously a part of Elmendorf Air Force Base (EAFB).

1995 aerial view.
Tikahtnu Commons mall construction began in 2007.
2009 Street View of the future Costco site from Muldoon Road.
Tikahtnu Commons sign from Muldoon Road.

1068 N Muldoon Rd, Anchorage, AK 99504