These many new store announcements fuel the momentum to reopen as one of the most popular shopping destinations in the United States.
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 29, 2012
Signaling its future success, Opry Mills is announcing more than 60 new and returning retailers and dining options to its already-announced impressive lineup of outlet stores including Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Coach Factory Store, Cole Haan Outlet, J.Crew Factory, Lucky Brand Outlet, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Tommy Bahama Outlet. Opry Mills is on schedule to reopen as the largest outlet, value retail, shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Tennessee on Thursday, March 29 with an official ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by a series of celebratory events running through early May.
New to Opry Mills will be more fashionable stores such as Crazy 8, Express, Jones New York Outlet, P.S. from Aéropostale, Sunglass Warehouse, Tilly’s and Wilk’s Dugout. The excitement continues with the return of several familiar names to Opry Mills not previously announced such as Aerie, Aéropostale, Body Central, The Children’s Place Outlet, Claire’s, dressbarn, The Finish Line, Fossil, Gap Outlet, Gymboree Outlet, Haggar, HANESbrands, Journey’s, Justice, Lane Bryant Outlet, Levi’s Outlet, Nautica Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, Pacific Sunwear, Papaya, Rack Room Shoes, RCC Western Wear, rue21, Skechers USA Outlet, Wet Seal and Wilson’s Leather Outlet.
Other returning retailers, such as Bath & Body Works, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Elegance Perfumes, GNC, Opry Nail Salon, Perfumania, Spencer’s Gifts, Tennessee Sports Fan and Yankee Candle, will further enhance the Opry Mills shopping experience.
“These many new store announcements fuel the momentum to reopen as one of the most popular shopping destinations in the United States,” said Jad Murphy, general manager at Opry Mills. “Opry Mills’ visitors will enjoy our unique brand of shopping with the best mix of outlet and value retail stores, plus great dining options.”
In addition, shoppers will be welcomed back with many new and returning casual dining options including Burger King, Charley’s Grilled Subs, The Cookie Store, Dairy Queen, The Great American Cookie Company, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great, It’Sugar, Kelly’s Cajun Grill, Maki of Japan, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, Panda Express, Pyramids Café, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Company, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen and Which Wich. Plus, the return of Macaroni Grill, Rainforest Café and Aquarium Restaurant will allow shoppers to enjoy a full-service dining experience.
Five major anchors, Regal Cinemas Opry Mills Stadium 20 & IMAX, Dave & Buster’s, VF Outlet, Bass Pro Shops and Sun & Ski Sport, opened in time for the 2011 holiday season and are already enjoying success at Opry Mills.
The Grand Re-Opening of Opry Mills comes nearly two years after the historic flood in May 2010 ravaged Nashville and submerged Opry Mills, one of Tennessee’s top tourist attractions. Construction on the landmark property began in April 2011.
About Opry Mills
Opry Mills is located seven miles from downtown Nashville, between Interstates 40 and 65, and is within walking distance of the Grand Ole Opry and the 2,800-room Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. For the latest information about the ongoing restoration process at Opry Mills, please call (615) 514-1000 or visit http://www.oprymills.com. Opry Mills also may be found on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OpryMills) and on Twitter @shoprymills.
About The Mills, A Simon Company
The Mills®, one of Simon Property Group's five real estate platforms, is comprised of 16 value-oriented retail destinations totaling over 24 million square feet. The Mills offers a unique brand of shopping with a mix of popular name brand outlets, value retailers and full-price stores, plus family-oriented dining and entertainment concepts. The Mills are well-located in major metropolitan markets and many are recognized as leading tourism destinations. Notable properties include Arundel Mills (Baltimore), Gurnee Mills (Chicago), Grapevine Mills (Dallas), Ontario Mills (Los Angeles), Opry Mills (Nashville), Potomac Mills (Washington, DC) and Sawgrass Mills (Ft. Lauderdale/Miami).
Simon Property Group, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and the largest real estate company in the U.S. The Company currently owns or has an interest in 337 retail real estate properties comprising 245 million square feet of gross leasable area in North America, Europe and Asia. Simon Property Group is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employs more than 5,000 people worldwide. The Company's common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol SPG. For further information, visit the Simon Property Group website at http://www.simon.com.