Vaughan Mills announces its list of retailers
TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Driven by innovation, Vaughan Mills, an Ivanhoé Cambridge property, announced today the list of retailers that will be featured in its new expanded area, a $87-million redevelopment project. This leading-edge 200,000 ft2 (18,600 m2) expansion and redevelopment brings a first-of-its-kind shopping experience to consumers. It also features 50 additional retailers, including the Canadian launch of charming charlie, and the only Dr. Martens Outlet in North America.
"We pride ourselves on continuing to be industry leaders as we build on enhancing the shopping experience for consumers. The completion of our expansion and our list of impressive retailers is a testament to that," said Stephen Gascoine, General Manager, Vaughan Mills. "Not only does our expanded retail roster include celebrated fashion and athletic-based retailers, it also comprises highly interactive and unprecedented feature experiences to engage consumers."
To truly create an innovative consumer experience, the new expansion wing includes technologically advanced points of engagement such as a Sports Court, a highly-equipped Event Court and a Digital Lounge, the first of its kind to provide shoppers with immersive content, relevant information and interactive experiences.
"In addition to a 20,000 ft2 (1,860 m2) Nike, the exciting retail lineup in the expansion will include Canada's first charming charlie and the first Dr. Martens Outlet in North America," said Sean Walters, Senior Vice-President, Ivanhoe Cambridge. "We will continue to build on the retail mix in the centre as a whole in the coming months with the arrival of sought-after brands such as The Outlet by Harry Rosen, Cole Haan, Ben Sherman , Vince Camuto, and Brooks Brothers.
Here are the 50 retailers that will open on October 23:
Aroma Espresso Bar
Jack & Jones Outlet
For a complete list of new retailers, click here.
About Vaughan Mills
A designated tourist attraction, Vaughan Mills is a true destination, capturing the best attributes of a super-regional centre, an outlet centre, and an entertainment venue set in an ambience of distinctive design and architecture. As of today, over 13 million shoppers, families and tourists visit Vaughan Mills year after year for a shopping experience that includes: 17 specialty anchors, a mix of full-price and branded outlets, entertainment components and unique dining options, all within 6 themed neighbourhoods and 5 themed transition courts.
Vaughan Mills includes attractions such as Canada's first and only LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and Canada's flagship Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. The powerful retail mix includes unique concepts, such as hr2 Holt Renfrew, J. Crew Factory, Hugo Boss Factory Store, UGG Australia Outlet, DKNY, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors Outlet, Aritzia, lululemon, A|X Armani Exchange Outlet, Banana Republic Factory Store, and coming soon, The Outlet by Harry Rosen, Cole Haan, Ben Sherman and Vince Camuto.
About Ivanhoé Cambridge
Ivanhoé Cambridge is a world-class real estate company that leverages its high-level expertise in all aspects of real estate including investment, development, asset management, leasing and operations, to deliver optimal returns for its investors. Its assets, held through multiple subsidiaries and located mainly in Canada, the United States, Europe, Brazil and Asia, totalled more than Cdn$40 billion as at December 31, 2013. Its portfolio consists mainly of shopping centres, office and multiresidential properties. Ivanhoé Cambridge is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (lacaisse.com), one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers. For further information: ivanhoecambridge.com.
SOURCE: Ivanhoé Cambridge