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The Outlets at Orange Announces Expansion Efforts

Orange County’s premiere shopping destination gears for rapid growth

· Development News,Simon Premium Outlet

Orange, CA (February 2015) – The Outlets at Orange, Orange County’s premiere outlet shopping destination is embarking on an expansion. The center will add 60,000 square feet of new retail space with an estimated 12 additional brand-name outlet stores open by the holiday season. The groundbreaking, set to begin the second week of March, will be quickly followed by the announcement of the new retail line up in early Spring.

“This expansion will allow us to accommodate several more fashion outlets that are at the top of the list of requests from our customers,” said Gregg Goodman, President of The Mills at Simon Property Group. “We are constantly looking at ways to improve The Outlets at Orange for our local customers as well as the thousands of tourists that shop the center each year.”

“The Outlets at Orange has been an important economic force for our City.  Simon’s commitment to this expansion shows continued confidence in our City’s economic strength, and supports what I believe:  Businesses want to come to Orange,” said The City of Orange Mayor, Teresa “Tita” Smith. “We are proud to be the home of The Outlets at Orange, and eagerly look forward to welcoming and supporting these new businesses.”

In addition to unique restaurants and entertainment venues like the AMC Movie Theater and Lucky Strike Lanes, The Outlets at Orange is anchored by leading brands such as Nordstrom Rack, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Neiman Marcus Last Call. The unprecedented success of The Outlets at Orange has led to a growing demand by the retail community and this expansion will further enhance and delivery a first class shopping experience. 

With this expansion comes an opportunity to provide new features to shoppers. The Outlets at Orange will have a new dedicated valet operation located conveniently near Nordstrom Rack. The elevated valet will offer a designated drop off and pick up area, which provides easy front row access to the expansion. Starting early March, valet will offer additional hours and be available seven days a week.

“Our commitment to our shoppers has always been to meet and exceed their shopping, dining and entertainment needs,” said Kristin Elfring, General Manager. “We’re thrilled to soon deliver an even more enriched experience at The Outlets at Orange with these upcoming expansion efforts.”

All current stores will remain open during construction with new retailers to be announced soon.

For more information and further updates, visit, or follow The Outlets at Orange on Facebook.

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