http://www.desertsun.com/story/mone...lls-premium-outlets-new-outlet-shops/8136675/Desert Sun said:The 17-store Cabazon Outlets is also gearing up for expansion. Owned by Craig Realty Group, the shopping center is going through the design review process with Riverside County to add 80,000 square feet of 25 additional stores and surface parking. Major brands there include Columbia Sportswear, Puma and Adidas.
Cabazon Outlets has leased out space to retailers and plans to start construction early next year, said Steven Craig, president and chief executive of Craig Realty Group.
Desert Hills is one of the top five performing centers out of 66 premium outlet centers owned by Simon Property Group, officials said Thursday. It ranks among those in Orlando, New York City, Hawaii and Las Vegas.
Every year, 9 million visitors flock to Desert Hills Premium Outlets, and 25 percent to 30 percent of them are international visitors. The shopping center generates sales of about $1,300 per square foot, Simon Property officials said.
About 40 percent of sales taxes in unincorporated Riverside County are generated by Desert Hills Premium Outlets and the nearby, smaller, Cabazon Outlets.