VRN - October 2017

October 2017



Expansion Plans

Outlet centers are in growth mode to keep consumers coming back for more.


October Openings

It’s a big month for openings as New England Development’s Outlets of Des Moines and Tanger Fort Worth are set for ribbon cuttings.

Edelmann Speaks

Peter Edelmann of EB Development discusses the company’s Corpus Christi center and future plans.

REIT Update

Real estate investment trusts continue to invest in the future.


News Up Front

The International Council of Shopping Centers’ Sally Stephenson to manage the outlet sector; Simon launches concierge bot; Empire Outlets teams with fashion artist.

Retail Outlook

Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo; Under Armour celebrates female athletes; Ralph Lauren unveils strategy.

Development Briefs

Miromar Outlets voted best in southwest Florida; Asheville Outlets hosts electric cars; Outlets of Mississippi adds to its locally owned stores; North Georgia Premium Outlets celebrates the eclipse.