24 More Tenants Sign On To Big Outlet Mall Project
Twenty-four more retailers have signed on to rent space in a 409,000-sqaure-foot outlet mall currently under construction in Eagan.
Paragon Outlet Partners, a Baltimore-based real estate firm, began construction on the mall, dubbed “Twin Cities at Eagan,” in June and plans to open it this summer. Paragon announced Thursday that the center is now 90 percent committed.
Anchored by a Saks Fifth Ave Off 5th store, the outlet currently has 61 other retail tenants. The 24 tenants that were unveiled Thursday include:
- Cosmetic Company
- Dress Barn
- Gold Toe
- Hot Topic
- Kay Jewelers
- Lindt Chocolate
- Old Navy
- Osh Kosh
- True Religion
The new tenants join a previously announced roster that includes, in addition to Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Adidas, American Eagle Outfitters, Asics, Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Calphalon, Calvin Klein, Chico’s Outlet, The Children’s Place, Coach Factory Store, Cole Haan, Converse, Crabtree & Evelyn, Crazy 8, Destination Maternity, Famous Footwear, Fossil, Gap Factory Store, Gymboree, Helzberg Diamonds Outlet, Janie & Jack, J. Crew Factory Store, Jockey, Johnston & Murphy, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, Pac Sun, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, The Puma Store, Samsonite, Skechers, Swarovski, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, Watch Station, White House | Black Market, and Wilson’s Leather.
“Leasing has progressed at a rapid and rewarding pace,” Paragon Outlet Partners Principal Nicholas King said in a statement. “As the Twin Cities region’s newest outlet shopping center continues to take shape, we are delighted to welcome our newest tenants to our growing merchant community.”
According to Paragon, the project was expected to bring a total of about 400 construction jobs, plus 2,000 permanent jobs when the outlet opens.
Paragon’s parent company, The Lightstone Group, has a real estate portfolio that includes more than 8.1 million square feet of commercial space and more than 11,000 multi-family units in 19 states.