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Viladecans The Style Outlets to open in fall

   Neinver’s first property in Catalonia, in partnership with TH Real Estate, is scheduled to open in the fall. The center is being developed in two phases and is currently in its final construction phase. The 19,800-m2 center is just 15 minutes from Barcelona, will become the first outlet center in the metropolitan area and is estimated to create 1,300 jobs.   The center is expected to be a... more >>

Second phase of FASHION HOUSE Outlet Centre Moscow more than 30% leased

  The expansion, scheduled to open on November 4th 2016, is seeing strong interest from local brands. Melon Fashion Group, one of the largest retailers in Russia, will open the first outlet stores for its brands Befree and LOVE REPUBLIC. They will take over 700 sqm of the second phase GLA. Baon, Superstep, Mr. Sumkin and Kanz Shoes will also open their boutiques within the second phase... more >>

Gretna Gateway Outlet Village adds 300 parking places

  According to News & Star, the project will bring the 126,000-sf center’s parking capacity to 1,100 spaces. The new north parking lot is part of last year’s expansion phase, created to attract a record number of shoppers. The lot, currently under construction, will be the center’s third parking area. The new lot will be added near the main entrance and will also serve as an overflow in... more >>

Other Leasing News

●    With strong results in 2015 and interest from retailers, FASHION HOUSE Outlet Centre Bucharest, the only outlet center in Romania, has seen improvements of the tenant mix, including 15 new tenants in 2015. This resulted in the highest average transaction value and spend per head in the last five years. Last year sales were more than 10% higher on a year to year basis. The center... more >>

Retail analyst Dana Telsey to speak at VRN convention

  Dana Telsey, CEO and chief research officer of Telsey Advisory Group, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 VRN National Outlet Convention. The event will be held Sept. 26-27 at the New York Hilton and Towers.   Well-known in retail circles, Telsey will speak to the world’s largest gathering of outlet executives on “Key Trends Impacting the Consumer, Retail and Outlet... more >>

DOC&R seeks nominations for the Outlet Hall of Fame

  Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers is seeking nominations for the 2016 Outlet Hall Fame, which will be held during the VRN National Outlet Convention in New York, Sept. 26-27. Since 2005, the Outlet Hall of Fame has honored those who have worked tirelessly to expand and shape the outlet industry in every area of development and retailing. All members of the Hall of Fame have... more >>

VRN National Convention information

  The 2016 VRN National Outlet Convention, previously called the VRN Fall Outlet Convention, has a full program. This will include a pre-convention event on Sept. 25, as well as 13 hours of deal making, a networking cocktail reception, presentation of the Outlet Retail Chain Awards and the Outlet Hall of Fame at the seated luncheon, plus a half day of educational sessions targeting top... more >>


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