New Shopping Outlet Planned

Grand Prairie, Texas Outlet developer Prime Retail announced Tuesday that it will begin construction on a new shopping destination this fall in the City of Grand Prairie, Texas.

The new outlet shopping center, called Prime Outlets - Grand Prairie, will feature 485,000 sq. ft. of gross leasable area, along with more than 2,700 parking spaces. The outlet is slated to open to shoppers in time for the 2009 holiday season.

The development agreement, which also includes off-site improvements, such as roadway configuration and revamped traffic patterns for the new 64-acre site, was signed on Feb. 20, 2008.

"When construction is complete, Prime Outlets - Grand Prairie will not only bring nearly 2,000 jobs to the Dallas/Fort Worth area, but a mix of designer and name brands available to shoppers at everyday savings of 25% to 65% off retail prices," said CEO Nicholas King, Prime Retail.

Designed in an open-air architectural style environment, Prime Outlets - Grand Prairie will feature 120 outlet stores, an on-site food court, and restaurant sites surrounding the outlet center.