AZ: Tanger to Celebrate Opening of Tanger Outlets Westgate, 900+ Jobs

7 Nov, 2012

Tanger Outlets Westgate will celebrate its Grand Opening on Thursday, November 15 th.

The upscale outlet center has approximately 330,000 square feet of retail shops with the potential of an 80,000 square foot expansion from the first phase of the project. The Center is located 9 miles from Phoenix off Interstate 10 to Loop 101, exit at Glendale Avenue.

The region's economy will be provided a significant economic boost from the opening of Tanger Outlets Westgate through sales and property tax revenues as well as the creation of more than 900 full and part-time retail management and sales positions.

Eighty brand name and designer outlet stores will be featured. Stores include: American Eagle, Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Coach Factory Store, Cole Hahn, Fossil, Gap Outlet, GUESS, Gymboree, H&M, IZOD, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, Nine West, Puma, Skechers, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, White House Black Market and many other popular designer outlet brands.

"We are looking forward to introducing the state of Arizona to our latest Tanger Outlet Center and to exceeding shopper's expectations," said Steven B. Tanger, President and CEO of Tanger Factory Outlets. "Residents and visitors to the greater Phoenix area will discover a first class shopping atmosphere, leading upscale brands, the latest fashion trends and savings that come direct from the manufacturer."

Brian Friedman, Executive Director of Glendale's Community and Economic Development Department said, "Tanger Outlets represents significant new private investment and furthers the quality development occurring along the Loop 101 in the heart of the Glendale Sports and Entertainment District.  Tanger will draw new patrons and significantly contribute to the year round energy and vibrancy of this growing area." 

About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 40 upscale outlet shopping centers in 25 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 12.3 million square feet leased to over 2,600 stores operated by 430 different brand-name companies. More than 175 million shoppers visit Tanger Factory Outlet Centers annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the company's web site at