Outlet centers 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 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