CBL & Associates, Horizon Group to Develop The Outlet Shoppes at Laredo
LAREDO, TEXAS — CBL & Associates Properties has formed a 65/35 joint venture with Horizon Group Properties to develop The Outlet Shoppes at Laredo. Once complete, the 358,000-square-foot project will be the only outlet center within a 180-mile radius and the closest outlet center to the 4.5 million neighboring populace in Monterrey, Mexico. The project is under construction with a grand opening slated for spring 2017. CBL and Horizon are co-developing the project with Horizon responsible for leasing and management. The Outlet Shoppes at Laredo is nearly 80 percent preleased to tenants including Michael Kors, Brooks Brothers, Banana Republic, Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, Puma and Fossil. The project is located off I-35 adjacent to a new customs bridge that provides direct access to the property.