Value Retail News: December, 2010

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December 2010

COVER STORY

Two New Centers Open
The two phase 1 openings of 2010 occurred within nine days of each other, with the Shops of Grand River opening in Leeds, Ala., on Oct. 28, and Tanger Outlets opening in Mebane, N.C., on Nov. 5.


FEATURED COVERAGE

Up Front
Horizon Group Properties and CBL & Associates Properties agree to jointly develop The Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City; Joe’s Jeans’ CEO Marc Crossman says the company wants to expand its 14-unit outlet chain along with its full-price chain.

New Balance runs strong
The century-old athletic shoe company will open its 19th outlet store by the end of this year.

Premium's Sky Banners
Premium Outlets has a new program that lets tenants and outside advertisers reach their customers as outlet centers become marketing mediums.



Chicago's Big Shoulders
Three developers hope the vast and denselypopulated Chicagoland - with its 23 million residents - will be an outlet home run, slam dunk, easy extra point.

Snapshots
Holiday shoppers start early; Nielsen predicts 2015 retail landscape; and the economy's big spenders tighten their purse strings.

Paragon Outlet Partners
Nearly 20 members of the senior management team at the former Prime Retail have joined a new outlet center company that is developing two ground-up projects, with more planned in the future.

Citadel expansion opens
The opening of the 166,033-sf phase 3 Citadel Outlets was scheduled for December, but 18 tenants were already open by the end of November.

Development Briefs
Tanger jumps ahead on holiday shopping; Simon Property Group launches mobile app; Discover Mills welcomes gifted young artists; and lots of leasing news.