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October 26, 2017 FORWARD | ADVERTISE

Outlets of Des Moines Grand Opening Draws Thousands

A drum roll, burst of confetti and ceremonial ribbon cutting welcomed thousands of area residents and visitors at last week’s opening of New England Development’s Outlets of Des Moines, the region’s first outlet center. Outlets of Des Moines, located in Altoona, Iowa, opened with a diverse array of retailers including Asics, Nike Factory Store, Express Factory Store, francesca’s, Loft... more >>

Tanger Outlets Forth Worth Opens Tomorrow

Tanger Outlets Fort Worth will celebrate its grand opening on Friday, Oct. 27. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will be hosted by Steven Tanger, CEO of Tanger Outlets, Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, as well as state and local officials. The new center, which is approximately 93 percent leased, will feature more than 75 upscale brand name and designer outlet retailers... more >>

Outlet Shoppes at Rentschler Field Breaks Ground Today

Gary Skoien, president and CEO of Horizon Group Properties, led a groundbreaking ceremony this morning for The Outlet Shoppes at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. Notables at the event included East Hartford Mayor Marcia Leclerc and Scott Jackson, commissioner, Connecticut Dept. of Labor. A grand opening for the center is scheduled for November 2018. “We’re thrilled to... more >>

Simon Breaks Ground on Denver Premium Outlets

Local government officials and dignitaries celebrated earlier this month as Simon broke ground on Denver Premium Outlets in Thornton, Colo. The 330,000-square-foot center is scheduled to open in fall 2018. It will be the 92nd Premium Outlets center in Simon’s portfolio. "We chose this location due to the tremendous development, economic and population growth that Thornton and... more >>

New ICSC Website Up and Running on Monday

ICSC is set to unveil a completely redesigned website Monday, capping a yearlong process that involved extensive polling of members and employees.  In addition to a new look and feel, the site offers more-accessible news, research data and other content, with streamlined presentations. Its best-in-class events section will clearly make life easier for members, says Monica Rowe, vice... more >>


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