New outlet mall breaks ground in Phoenix
Phoenix -- Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group said Wednesday that its Premium Outlets division has launched construction of Phoenix Premium Outlets, an upscale outlet shopping center serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale areas.
Phoenix Premium Outlets will be located in Chandler, Ariz. Phase I of the project will be comprised of 360,000 sq. ft. housing approximately 90 outlet stores featuring high-quality designer and name brands. A spring 2013 opening is planned.
"We are pleased to begin a new project that is creating hundreds of new jobs and significant economic development for the area," said John R. Klein, president of Simon's Premium Outlets division.