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February 2, 2017 FORWARD | ADVERTISE

Kiely, O’Reilly Fill New DOC&R Positions

Developers of Outlet Centers and Retailers recently added two board positions as Ellen Kiely and Brendon O’Reilly have joined the industry trade group. As DOC&R’s membership director, Kiely will lead the organization’s initiatives for attracting new members and maintaining the existing membership. Kiely has more than 28 years of experience in retail leasing, management and development. She... more >>

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets Adds Michigan Firsts

Footwear company Vans will open its first outlet center in Michigan at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in early spring. Meanwhile, Detroit-based Shinola is opening its first outlet in its home state at the shopping center in November. The 5,000-square-foot Vans Outlet retail space will be located in Great Lakes Crossing Outlet’s District 8. “Unique brands are what make Great Lakes... more >>

Outlets of Mississippi Raises $10k to Fight Breast Cancer

The Outlets of Mississippi announced that Shop Pink & Save, a Breast Cancer Awareness fundraising effort to benefit St. Dominic Hospital’s Women Services, raised over $10,000. Kathy Hackshaw, the general manager of the Outlets of Mississippi, presented a check to the association. “All of us at the Outlets of Mississippi are proud of this achievement,” Hackshaw said. “Special thanks go... more >>

Ontario Mills Lights Up the Lunar New Year

Ontario Mills hosted a Lunar New Year last weekend to ring in the Year of the Rooster. Guests were treated to performances by cultural lion dancers, Kung Fu masters and towering stilt walkers in addition to fun activities and exclusive giveaways. Fashion Alley guests enjoyed face painters, balloon artists, a themed photo booth and a special Teavana tea station with cookies. For the... more >>

Registration Open for VRN Spring Retail Deal Making

The VRN Spring Outlet Retail Deal Making event is scheduled for March 16-17. Registration is open now click here. The event will be held at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort, in Orlando, Fla. Held annually, VRN Spring Outlet Retail Deal Making is a great opportunity for owners, developers, retailers, brokers, lenders, municipalities, property asset managers and product and service... more >>


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