Rosemont, Ill. - Horizon Group Properties Inc. and CBL & Associates Properties Inc. have opened The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, which opened fully leased with 90 stores and eateries. The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass is the only outlet center in the state and is located between Louisville and Lexington on Interstate 64.
The center opened to the public with a wide variety of well-known designer outlets, including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Nike, Brooks Brothers, Guess, Chico's, Coach, Banana Republic, J. Crew, Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, Vera Bradley and more. Additional stores will be opening in the fall including Gucci, Kate Spade, and Tumi.
The center is expected to draw more than six million visitors a year from the three-state area plus travelers on Interstate 64. Construction on the 375,000-sq.-ft. outlet center began in May 2013.