Anchorage to Become Home of Alaska's First-Ever Outlet Shopping Center
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA (March 8, 2012): Dimond Center LLC, owner and developer of the state of Alaska’s leading shopping destination known by the same name, announced today it will develop The Outlets of Alaska at Dimond Center, the state’s first-ever outlet shopping destination.
Slated to celebrate its grand opening in the fall of 2013, The Outlets of Alaska at Dimond Center with a gross leasable area of approximately 150,000 square feet will become part of the thriving retail hub located in the heart of Anchorage where consumers shop tax free. The project currently features 750,000 square feet comprised of leading name brand stores such as Best Buy, Old Navy, Gap, American Eagle, Forever 21 and Zumiez along with popular restaurants and eateries, family-friendly entertainment venues and office space.
Welcoming more than 12 million visitors annually, Dimond Center is located less than 10 miles south from downtown Anchorage and six miles from Anchorage International Airport. Situated at the corner of Dimond Boulevard and Old Seward Highway, the project boasts a daily traffic count exceeding 71,000 vehicles, making it one of Alaska’s the busiest intersections. South Anchorage is also home to some of the highest income earners in Alaska, with annual salaries exceeding $100,000.
According to Dimond Center Member Hugh Ashlock the company has engaged FFO Realty, a leading real estate and development advisory firm headquartered in Baltimore, to lead leasing efforts on behalf of its newest retail project.
“FFO Realty brings more than 40 years of outlet center leasing experience to Dimond Center,” said Ashlock. “We look forward to working with FFO Realty to bring Alaska’s consumer community and rich tourist market our state’s first-ever outlet center shopping experience.”
For more information about leasing opportunities at The Outlets of Alaska at Dimond Center, please contact Scott Fisher at 410.779.1284 or visit www.ffo.realty.com.
ABOUT THE OUTLETS OF ALASKA AT DIMOND CENTER
Owned and operated by Diamond Center LLC, The Outlets of Alaska at Dimond Center is a planned 150,000 square foot outlet shopping destination located less than 10 miles south from downtown Anchorage. With a grand opening scheduled for the fall of 2013, The Outlets of Alaska at Dimond Center will not only bring outlet shopping to Alaska’s local consumers and tourist market for the first time, but further solidify Dimond Center, the 750,000 retail complex, as the state’s premiere retail and entertainment destination. For more information please visit www.dimondcenter.com.