Tanger Outlets http://wfae.org en New Outlet Mall On Fast-Track http://wfae.org/post/new-outlet-mall-fast-track <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The proposed outlet mall for southwest Charlotte is on a fast track to get city and county approval for tax breaks and land-use changes.&nbsp; The county commission has already approved a gift to the developers of up to $6 million. The city council is poised to do the same. WFAE's Julie Rose explains.</p><p></p><p>Tanger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Factory Outlets and Simon Property Group are in a hurry to start attracting those zealous shoppers who drive for hours to hit the outlet mall.</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 05:45:32 +0000 Julie Rose 21893 at http://wfae.org New Outlet Mall On Fast-Track Outlet Mall Developers Seek Tax Incentives http://wfae.org/post/outlet-mall-developers-seek-tax-incentives <p>Developers of a proposed outlet mall in southwest Charlotte want the city and county to pitch in up to $6 million for streets and utilities.&nbsp; The request goes before the city council Monday night and will be in the Mecklenburg County Commission's hands Tuesday. WFAE's Julie Rose explains:</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city and county are increasingly being hit up by developers for what's called a "tax increment grant."</span></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:43:04 +0000 Julie Rose 21648 at http://wfae.org Firms Back Single Site For Outlets http://wfae.org/post/firms-back-single-site-outlets <p></p><p>There will be no outlet mall war in Charlotte: In a twist Wednesday evening, rivals Tanger Factory Outlet Centers and Simon Property Group announced they will team up to build one project, in the Steele Creek area.</p><p>The move means Indianapolis-based Simon won’t build its announced 400,000-square-foot project in Stallings. Local officials there had said the project, at Interstate 485 and Idlewild Road, would have been the biggest retail development to date in the Union County town, and would have provided $175,000 to $200,000 in property and sales taxes.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:38:30 +0000 Ely Portillo / Charlotte Observer 16717 at http://wfae.org Firms Back Single Site For Outlets Tanger Outlet's Rezoning Request Seeks OK For Hotel, Bigger Signs http://wfae.org/post/tanger-outlets-rezoning-request-seeks-ok-hotel-bigger-signs <p>Tanger Outlets Charlotte, planned for the Steele Creek area, could include a 120-room hotel and highway signs much larger than those currently allowed, according to rezoning request documents made public Thursday.</p><p>The new outlet mall is slated for Interstate 485 and Steele Creek Road. The Greensboro-based company has said it plans to break ground next year and open in 2014. Click <a href="http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/11/08/3652509/outlet-mall-zoning-request-includes.html">here </a>to read more.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 20:47:09 +0000 Ely Portillo/The Charlotte Observer 15476 at http://wfae.org Tanger Outlet's Rezoning Request Seeks OK For Hotel, Bigger Signs How New Tanger Outlet In Charlotte Could Benefit Non-Shoppers http://wfae.org/post/how-new-tanger-outlet-charlotte-could-benefit-non-shoppers <p>Tanger Outlets is building a big, new shopping center in southwest Charlotte. The Greensboro-based retail company said the outlet will bring hundreds of jobs and new tax revenue to the area.</p><p>If you’re a shopper, the draw of a new outlet center with about 90 stores is pretty obvious. But what about if you’re not?</p><p>Tanger Outlets’ Vice President of Development Charles Worsham said it’ll also bring benefits to southwest Charlotte that go beyond finding that perfect dress, jacket or pair of shoes.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:01:31 +0000 Michael Tomsic 14091 at http://wfae.org How New Tanger Outlet In Charlotte Could Benefit Non-Shoppers