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GLOBAL OUTLET BRIEF
October 29, 2015 FORWARD | ADVERTISE

Simon opens Tampa Premium Outlets

The ribbon-cutting ceremony had barely begun for the opening this morning at Simon’s Tampa Premium Outlets, but shoppers were already forming long, long lines in front of Coach, Columbia Sportswear, Michael Kors, Nike, Skechers and other stores. “Is this not the most beautiful center we’ve ever done?” asked Steve Yalof, CEO of Simon Premium Outlets. The 441,000-sf center – Simon’s largest... more >>



HBC to test a Lord & Taylor off-price concept

Hudson's Bay Company will open the first of seven off-price Find @ Lord & Taylor stores next month, in Paramus, N.J. The F@L&T stores will average 30,000 sf and will feature home goods along with apparel. The merchandise assortment will be half clearance goods and half sourced for the chain. The first unit will open Nov. 9 in a standalone, 35,000-sf former Loehmann's store. The site is... more >>

WestPoint Home opens Savannah outlet store

After a seven-year hiatus, WestPoint Home is opening outlet stores again, but so far, not in outlet centers. The home textiles brand, which ceased operating outlet stores in 2008, opened a WestPoint Home Bed and Bath Factory Outlet store in Shoppes of Savannah in October. WestPoint Home opened a factory outlet in Boaz, Ala., earlier this year and operates three other outlets in Valley,... more >>



Simon and NED break ground in Clarksburg

Simon and its JV partners, New England Development and Montgomery County developer Streetscape Partners, broke ground Oct. 21 on Clarksburg Premium Outlets. The 392,000-sf center is scheduled to open in October 2016. This project is first time NED and Simon have teamed up on an outlet center. The site is on Interstate 270 about 30 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The nearest direct... more >>



Century 21 to open at Sawgrass

Off-price apparel department store chain Century 21 will open an 85,000-sf store in Sawgrass Mills in fall 2016. The space is now occupied by VF Outlet, which has sold the parcel to a Simon affiliate and will relocate to a smaller store within Sawgrass.  The Century 21 store will be the 10-store retailer's first outside of the Northeast and the second in an outlet-oriented center. The... more >>



Gloria Outlets to open Dec. 18 in Taipei

Gloria Hotel Group, in a JV with The Outlet! Company, plans to open the 220,000-sf Gloria Outlets in Taoyuan City, Taiwan, on Dec. 18. The site, on Local Road 31 near the interchange with Airport Expressway/Highway 2, is about 30 miles from downtown Taipei, the national capital. More than 9 million people live within an hour of the site. Tenants will include Armani, Brooks Brothers,... more >>



Galeries Lafayette to open more outlets

French department store chain Galeries Lafayette will expand its outlet store business – currently a single store it opened in 2013 in Catinvest's One Nation Paris – with two more outlet center stores. The chain plans to open an 800-m2 store in the Concepts et Distribution center Marques Avenue La Séguinière in Maine-et-Loire by yearend. The center is on the E62 highway about 25 miles... more >>


Overheard

"Our factory stores have a distinct consumer who doesn't really shop across channels.” - Andre Cohen, president, Coach North America, October 2015 VRN more >>


By the numbers

By yearend 2015, 11 phase 1 centers totaling 3.7 million sf and five expansions totaling 621,000 sf will have added another 4.3 million sf to the sector. Eleven outlet centers have opened in each of the last three years; expect to see eight to 10 openings in 2016. - Wrapping up 2015, November 2015 VRN more >>


ICSC Retail Green Conference & Sustainability Showcase

ICSC Retail Green Conference & Sustainability Showcase Tues.-Wed., Dec. 1-2, 2015 JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Ariz. Save your company money by deploying the latest green tech solutions and practices, tailored to the retail commercial real estate mode. Retail Green is the venue to learn, share ideas and make personal connections with leading sustainability... more >>


ICSC New York National Conference

ICSC New York National Conference Monday-Tuesday, December 7-8, 2015 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC This two-day event has become the cold-weather complement to RECon. More than 9,500 attended the 2014 edition. Deal making. Networking. How-to panels, research results, action plans and much more. Outlet industry colleagues form a key cohort of this vital and growing retail real... more >>


VRN Spring Outlet Retail Deal Making

Earlier this year! VRN Spring Outlet Retail Deal Making will return to Loews Pacific Resort Orlando, Fla., Thursday-Friday, February 11-12, 2016. The outlet center industry's must-attend spring event. Register now and save click here. more >>


ICSC Retail Connections 2016

Only in Europe, a must for global retail real estate professionals: Retailers and developers meet in the biggest and best pure deal making event for shopping center leasing. Save the Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the Business Design Centre, London. Full details coming soon click here. more >>


ICSC European Outlet Conference

ICSC European Outlet Conference ICSC European Outlet Conference Brands, retailers, landlords and developers come together for this one-of-a-kind event: Representing Europe's more than 150 outlet centers operating from Ireland to Dubai and from Portugal to Russia. Dozens of new projects and expansions. Ownership changes and new joint ventures. Save the Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at... more >>


Global Outlet NewsBrief: 10,931 subscribers via email

Who follows @ValueRetailNews on Twitter? Retailer leasing executives. Outlet center developers. Real estate advisors. Brand strategists. VRN tweets are retweeted by an amazing range of companies including: CBL Properties, Cherokee Nation, Empire Outlets NYC, Federal Realty Investment Trust, Howard Hughes, Kimco, Lowry Outlet, New England Development, Outlets at Little Rock, Outlets of... more >>


Stay current with @ValueRetailNews on Twitter

Who follows @ValueRetailNews on Twitter? Retailer leasing executives. Outlet center developers. Real estate advisors. Brand strategists. VRN tweets are retweeted by an amazing range of companies including: CBL Properties, Cherokee Nation, Empire Outlets NYC, Federal Realty Investment Trust, Howard Hughes, Kimco, Lowry Outlet, New England Development, Outlets at Little Rock, Outlets of... more >>


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