polo outlet sales New Vancouver airport outlet mall announces list of 46 retailers
The company behind a luxury shopping centre opening near Vancouver airport early this summer announced Wednesday its tenants are looking to fill 600 job openings.
McArthurGlen Vancouver airport, a designer outlet at 7899 Templeton Station Road in Richmond, will host luxury, premium and lifestyle brands including , and Hugo Boss, as well as local successes like Caf Artigiano and .
The outlet boasts 140 stores and services spread across 380,000 square feet of retail space, to be completed during two phases of construction within the next two years.
It the first time the company has built one of its open air village style shopping centres outside Europe, said Ally Day, marketing manager for McArthurGlen.
Day said the company is to be working with international brands and local partners to bring the concept to the Lower Mainland.
The centre is easily accessible by transit and has been tailored to suit the local climate, Day said.
almost like strolling through a European village, so you walking down little cobblestone streets that are opening up into luxury piazzas with fountains and little caf dotted throughout. said 80 stores and services will cover 240,000 square feet following the centre first phase of construction. An additional 60 stores will be added over 140,000 square feet during a second phase 18 to 24 months later.
A career fair will be held May 24 and 25 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, during which many of the centre 46 confirmed tenants are looking to hire 600 people, while the second phase of construction is expected to add another 400 jobs. retailer Nordstrom also announced earlier this week it will begin hiring 1,000 employees for its Pacific Centre location, which opens Sept. 18.