Saturday, May 11, 2013
Check out this slideshow of photos to see an aerial view of how the St. Louis Premium Outlets are shaping up along with a ground level look at the Taubman Prestige Outlets.
About the Outlets: St. Louis Premium Outlets is set to open Aug. 22. The $100 million, 350,000-square-foot complex will include 85 stores located on the south side of Highway 40 just east of the Daniel Boone Bridge. It is being developed by Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group and Forth Worth, Texas-based Woodmont Outlets. Taubman Prestige Outlets is set to open Aug. 2. The $150 million, 450,000-square-foot project will include more than 100 stores on North Outer 40 east of Boone’s Crossing. It is being developed by Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Taubman Centers and Warren, N.J.-based OutletPartners LLC. Join Chesterfield Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
St. Louis Premium Outlets, located south of the Daniel Boone Bridge in Chesterfield Valley, are just one part of a larger development.
When St. Louis Premium Outlets finally opens in August, it won’t be the end for major commercial development in the Chesterfield Valley. That’s because St. Louis Premium Outlets has long been just one part of a larger development, Chesterfield Blue Valley. The land is owned by developer Dean Wolfe, who sold 50 acres to Simon Property Group for the outlet mall and held on to the remaining 100 acres that surrounds it. City records indicate that Wolfe starting combining plots in the area just south of the Daniel Boone Bridge in 2008, but he is now beginning to move forward on plans to develop it, according to KSDK. The TV news station talked with Wolfe, who said he intends to sell the remaining land around the outlet mall to companies …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The work is one of many infrastructure upgrades mandated by Chesterfield to handle the surge of shoppers expected when St. Louis Premium Outlets and Taubman Prestige Outlets open in August.
When Chesterfield’s two outlet malls open this August, the dueling retail centers will draw thousands of shoppers to the area and substantially increase the amount of cars flowing into Chesterfield Valley. Mitigating delays caused by the added traffic is a major challenge for the city and Chesterfield Director of Planning and Public Works Michael Geisel said drivers can expect to see some substantial infrastructure improvements. The most work will be done at the west end of the Valley around the St. Louis Premium Outlets site, which is part of the larger Blue Valley mixed-use development and is a 350,000 square-foot-complex with 85 stores. Geisel said the intersection of Olive Road and Chesterfield Airport Road will be relocated westwards…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
It also includes several retailers who will be making an appearance at both St. Louis Premium Outlets and Taubman Prestige Outlets.
As the the August openings for Chesterfield two outlet malls inches closer, the list of stores is slated for each locations grows larger. The city of Chesterfield has been providing weekly updates online about tenants at the more than 160 combined storefronts for the future Taubman Prestige Outlets and St. Louis Premium Outlets. The list, available online, is based on the applications the city has received for interior finish work. Patch first reported on this March 21 and since then, each of the two competing companies has added even more stores to their offerings, include some that will be pulling double-duty. Gap, Brooks Brothers, Famous Footwear, J. Crew, PacSun have all applied to have stores in each of the outlets. The latest …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The city is providing a weekly update on its website to help eager shoppers keep track of what retailers are headed to the future St. Louis Premium Outlets and Taubman Prestige Outlets
Wondering what businesses will be filling the more than 160 storefronts at Chesterfield's future pair of outlet malls? Than there's one website you will want to be visiting every Friday. The city of Chesterfield is providing weekly updates online about prospective tenants for the future Taubman Prestige Outlets and St. Louis Premium Outlets by tracking applications they have received for interior finish work at the two outlet malls. The list is maintained by Chief City Planner Aimee Nassif and updated every Friday. Nassif started the list as a way of providing a quick reference after being deluged with calls for information about what stores would be populating the dueling retail centers. Currently, nine retailers have applied for …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Councilman Matt Segal is outpacing his opponent councilman Bob Nation in donations that include funds from a company behind one of the outlet malls being built in Chesterfield Valley.
In the race for Chesterfield’s next mayor, councilman Matt Segal is gaining a significant financial lead on his opponent, fellow councilman Bob Nation. According to campaign finance data filed by the two candidates, Segal has outstripped his opponent by a wide margin with $11,775 in donations, compared to the $2,745 reported by Nation. Segal has also put in $5,000 of his own money, bringing his total to $16,775. The documents were filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission 40 days prior to the April 2 election; they do not include any fundraising the candidates have done since. That information will be detailed in future reports. The two men are vying for spot left vacant by Mayor Bruce Geiger's decision to not seek a second term. Segal …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The Chesterfield Planning and Zoning Commission has granted sign packages for St. Louis Premium Outlets and Taubman Prestige Outlets that give a preview of how the sites will be advertised.
Another sign that the two outlet malls racing to finish construction are both on track is, well, signs. At a meeting of the Chesterfield Planning and Zoning Commission Feb. 25, the two developers each received the go-ahead and special sign packages that offer an outline of what drivers can expect to see as they travel through Chesterfield Valley. Planning and Development Services Director Aimee Nassif said the purpose of proposing a sign package is to allow flexibility for big projects such as the St. Louis Premium Outlets or the Taubman Prestige Outlets that might have specific needs. “It provides some flexibility from our traditional standards if there is a unique development or a mix of uses or a large-scale development,” Nassif said. …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A financial analyst with investment website Seeking Alpha called the competition between Taubman Prestige Outlets and St. Louis Premium Outlets a gamble with no clear victory.
With the battle for outlet mall supremacy in Chesterfield heating up, some financial analysts are doubting assertions that there is enough consumer demand to support success for both projects. Writing in investment website Seeking Alpha, Brad Thomas called it “a gamble” by both Taubman Centers (Taubman Prestige Outlets) and Simon Property Group (St. Louis Premium Outlets) that is being waged “with no clear victorious outcome.” While acknowledging that the market may be underserved, Thomas said there simply isn’t enough demand to support the combined 800,000 square feet of retail space that will open in August. Thomas comments were in light of a recent earnings conference call held by Taubman, in which executives with the companies defended…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The city recently gave zoning approval for a handful of retailers at St. Louis Premium Outlets and Taubman Prestige Outlets. Both developers are aiming for August openings.
Drivers passing through Chesterfield Valley on Highway 40 have been able to see whatthe two outlet malls racing to be built by August will look like on the outside, but now concrete details are emerging on what may be on the inside. The city of Chesterfield has given zoning approval for several stores at each development, according to a report in the St. Louis Business Journal. Permits have been issued for Banana Republic, Gap and retailer 2B at Taubman Prestige Outlets and for Nike and Kitchen Collection at St. Louis Premium Outlets. The Business Journal story quotes Chesterfield Planning and Development Services Director Aimee Nassif, who said that the city has recently been fielding a lot of phone calls for proposed tenants for both …
Friday, February 15, 2013
The road will be closed from Centaur Road to Chesterfield Airport Road starting Feb. 18 and is planned to be re-opened March 4.
Drainage work for the future St. Louis Premium Outlets on Chesterfield Airport Road will result in the closure of a portion of Olive Road on Monday and possible headaches for some drivers. The St. Louis County-maintained roadway will be closed between Centaur Road and Chesterfield Airport Road from Feb. 18 and March 4. County Public Works Director Jim Eckrich said the closure will allow for the installation of 60-inch storm pipes under the roadway. The pipes will be laid just west of Rombach Farms, according to the Chesterfield Police Department. Detours should follow S. Eatherton, Wildhorse Creek, Long and Chesterfield Airport roads. Construction crews were already out in the area Wednesday and could be seen working on the south side of …