GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) celebrated the Grand Opening of Tanger Outlets Daytona Beach with an official ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. ET today. The event was hosted by Steven B. Tanger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Outlets, Drew and Jonathan Scott from the hit show, Property Brothers, as well as local community leaders.
"We are thrilled to officially open our 44th center today in the greater Daytona market," said Steven B. Tanger President and CEO of Tanger Outlets. "Tanger Outlets Daytona Beach will create new jobs and drive economic growth by offering a world-class shopping experience for local, national and international visitors looking to shop brand names at value prices."
The Grand Opening ceremony was presented by Marc Bernier of WNDB Radio, with remarks delivered by Mayor Derrick Henry, President and CEO of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce Nancy Keefer, Volusia County Chair Jason Davis, and Executive Director of Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Lori Campbell Baker. The ceremony program included a donation to the NASCAR Foundation.
"The City of Daytona is excited to welcome Tanger Outlets to our community," said Derrick Henry, Mayor of the City of Daytona Beach. "They have already proven to be a force for economic growth by bringing more than 900 full and part time jobs to our city with the opening of this Center. We look forward to partnering with them in years to come to continue to grow our economy."
"Tanger Outlets is a truly exciting addition to the Daytona Beach market and we are thrilled to welcome this world-class shopping experience as part of our area's retail offerings," said Lori Campbell Baker, Executive Director of Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. "Tourism is a crucial economic driver in our destination, and this new Center will be key in continuing to attract visitors from all over the world."
The ceremony was followed by festivities that will go through the weekend with the Frosted Fun Zone inviting families to take part in holiday themed activities, entertainment and more. On Friday Nov. 18, Tanger will offer shoppers a chance to meet real estate experts Drew and Jonathan Scott from noon to 2 p.m. during an exclusive design presentation, where the brothers will share their design-on-a-budget secrets with the audience. On Saturday, Nov. 19, Tanger Outlets Daytona Beach will host a Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m., featuring social media sensation and teen music star Jacob Whitesides, followed by a Holiday Fireworks Spectacular show at 9 p.m.
About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT), is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that presently operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 44 upscale outlet shopping centers and one additional center currently under construction. Tanger's operating properties are located in 22 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 15.1 million square feet, leased to over 3,200 stores which are operated by more than 510 different brand name companies. The Company has more than 35 years of experience in the outlet industry. Tanger Outlet Centers continue to attract more than 185 million shoppers annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the Company's website at www.tangeroutlets.com.