Montreal -- Simon Property Group, SmartCentres and Calloway REIT hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday to begin the construction of Premium Outlets Montreal, the second Premium Outlet Center in Canada.
The first phase of Premium Outlets Montreal will open in the fall of 2014 and will feature more than 80 upscale stores within the planned 366,000 sq. ft. center.
Montreal follows the successful opening of Toronto Premium Outlets in August 2013, Simon and Calloway's first outlet center in Canada.
The Montreal center will be located in Mirabel, Quebec. The single level, village-style development will have a contemporary, sophisticated design for an upscale shopping atmosphere.