Montreal — Simon Property Group, SmartCentres and Calloway REIT hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 2 to begin construction of Premium Outlets Montreal, the second Premium Outlet Center in Canada.
Phase I of the project will open in the fall of 2014, featuring more than 80 upscale stores within the planned 366,000-sq.-ft. center. Some of the brands include Polo Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Max Mara, Aldo, DKNY, Sarah Pachini, Rudsak, Nike, Reebok, Rockport, Fossil, Watch Station, Presse Café, Sunglass Hut, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Crabtree & Evelyn, Lindt Chocolate and many more.
Simon’s Premium Outlets portfolio contains 81 outlet centers. The company has partnered with Calloway REIT, one of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts, and SmartCentres, Canada’s largest developer and operator of unenclosed shopping centers.