Last night, thousands of New Yorkers, state and city officials, and business leaders celebrated the grand opening of Empire Outlets on Staten Island, New York City’s first-ever outlet center.
Starting today, visitors can bag outlet-priced merchandise in the modern, new shopping center developed by BFC Partners and designed by the SHoP Architects.
The 340,000 s/f Empire Outlets opened with designer stores including Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Columbia Sporting Goods, Gap Factory, H&M, Jockey, Nike Factory,and Old Navy.
Retailers, including American Eagle Outfitters, Broome & Greene, Crocs and morewill open their stores throughout the spring and summer.
Later this summer, a 40,000 s/f food and beverage deck will open with dozens of food concepts, including MRKTPL, Staten Island’s first-ever artisanal food hall.
Empire Outlets, is being marketed to visitors from around the world
in collaboration with NYC and Co., and is expected to become a premier shopping destination.