Simon Property Group 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 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