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September 29, 2016 FORWARD | ADVERTISE

ORCA Winners Named at VRN Convention

Winners of the annual Outlet Retail Chain Awards along with outlet veterans were recognized for their achievements at this week’s VRN National Outlet Convention, which brought together the industry’s top developers and retailers. The 2016 ORCA Winners are: Best Overall Chain: Skechers Best Visual Merchandising: Vera Bradley Best Value Equation: Vince Best Customer Service:... more >>

The Village Shops at Dartmouth Crossing to Convert to Outlet

The Village Shops at Dartmouth Crossing will convert to an outlet shopping center known as The Outlets at Dartmouth Crossing, according to a joint announcement from Centrecorp Management Services Limited, North American Development Group, Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust and Strategy+Style Marketing Group. The remerchandising is expected to be completed by the fall of 2017. The... more >>

Outlets of Maui Aligns with Industry Veterans, Launches New Branding Campaign

CoastWood Capital Group, a real estate investment firm headquartered in San Francisco, is teaming with a seasoned group of retail industry veterans to spearhead operations, leasing and marketing activity for Outlets of Maui, a 147,000-square-foot open-air shopping destination in Lahaina, Hawaii. Jones Lang LaSalle’s Lisa Donlon, Erica and Joe Shannon of RJES, and Strategy+Style... more >>

Fashion Outlet Halle Leipzig Joins The Style Outlets Brand

Neinver has incorporated Fashion Outlet Halle Leipzig into its The Style Outlets portfolio. Starting next month, the center will operate as Halle Leipzig The Style Outlets. Neinver recently became the center’s sole operator, responsible for its management, leasing and marketing, and thus continues its expansion strategy to grow the outlet brand throughout Europe. "We are delighted... more >>

Former VRN Editor Humphers Recognized

Tom McGee, president and CEO of ICSC, took the stage on Monday at the VRN National Outlet Convention to honor Linda Humphers, the recently retired editor-in-chief of Value Retail News. “Linda hasn’t only served as editor and reporter, she has also served as an active participant in the industry, whether it was through organizing an industry task force or bringing industry thought... more >>

Fashion House Outlet Centre Moscow Adds Tenants

Three new tenants have taken space at Fashion House Outlet Centre Moscow. All Seasons Comfort, which has opened in a 143.5-m2 space, is an outlet concept by Cashmere & Silk, a multi-brand retailer offering such brands as Brunello Cucinelli, Missoni, Peserico and many others. The broad assortment includes clothes and accessories made of luxurious materials, delicate details and elegant... more >>

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Named Best New Development

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver was recently named Best New Development at the 2016 ICSC Canadian Shopping Center Awards. Qualifying in the New Development category for centers between 150,001 and 400,000 sf of retail space, the award recognizes the success and quality of the design and project. “The center has been operating for just over a year now and we’re thrilled with the... more >>

FFO Real Estate Advisors Now Leasing San Diego Outlets at the Border

FFO Real Estate Advisors, a leading full-service real estate leasing and development advisory firm, has been engaged by The Shamrock Group, a real estate development and investment firm, to direct leasing activity, ultimately growing and optimizing the tenant mix, at San Diego Outlets at the Border. At 136,000 square feet, San Diego Outlets at the Border is an open and operating outlet... more >>


Duke Ratliff
Managing Editor
+1 646 728 3570

Natasha Reed
Editorial/Production Assistant
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Sally Stephenson
Director of National Accounts,
Outlets and Specialty Leasing
+1 847 835 1617

Michael Belli
Business Development
+1 714 313 1942

Amie S. Leibovitz
Business Development
+1 773 360 1179


Sheila Charton
Business Development
+1 646 728 3545



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