Woodstock Outlet Mall Opens Early Summer

Good news all around for the Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta to open this summer in Woodstock GA off the I-575 Exit at Ridgewalk Pkwy. The original opening date of August 2013 has now been moved up to July 18. And the tenant list has been updated with some very familiar retailer names.Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta Woodstock GA

According to the Cherokee Tribune (recent photo credit to Todd Hull), the new stores will include Aéropostale, Asics, Berry & Berry Yogurt, Bose, Charley’s Steakery, Charlotte Russe, Claire’s, Columbia Sportswear, Dress Barn, Fox, Gold Toe, Gymboree, Haggar, Jos. A. Bank, Journeys, Kay Jewelers, Kitchen Collection, Love Culture, Lucky Brand, Maidenform, Motherhood Maternity, OshKosh B’Gosh, P.S. From Aéropostale, Sbarro, Sunglass Hut, Taqueria Tsunami, Ultra Diamonds, Waterford Wedgwood, Wilsons Leather and Zumiez. These brands join original committed tenants Brooks Brothers, Cole Haan, Michael Kors, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Talbots and Under Armour.

According to past releases, Outlet Shoppes of Atlanta will feature covered walkways and landscaped courtyards to maximize the comfort and convenience of shoppers. Its design blends traditional architecture with lively features children’s play area and a center court complete with fountains and fireplace to create a festive atmosphere for shoppers and other visitors to the center. The site will accommodate an additional 30,000 square feet of outlet shops and also features eight out-lots for restaurant and other uses.

From an economic standpoint, the initial $75 million investment is already helping the local economy and estimates going forward are astounding: an estimated 4 million visitors annually, annual sales and property taxes of $3 million and 1200 permanent plus 1600 seasonal jobs.

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  • Darlene K. Vaughan March 2, 2013, 3:14 pm

    I am extremely interested in appkying to the Waterford-Wedgewood store for employment. I reside close-by and have sold Waterford crystal for years with Federated Dept Stores, also Wedgewood China.
    Where and how do I apply?

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    • Kathy & Ben March 2, 2013, 4:56 pm

      Darlene, In reply to your question on our web site….www.RedHotAtlantaHomes.com regarding the Waterford Wedgewood Store.

      I am extremely interested in appkying to the Waterford-Wedgewood store for employment. I reside close-by and have sold Waterford crystal for years with Federated Dept Stores, also Wedgewood China. Where and how do I apply?

      We were writing about the recent job fair being held. From newspaper articles I have seen you may want to contact Georgia Dept of Labor. Also check the Waterford Wedgewood web site.

      I am sure there will be more job fair and we will write about them. Then make sure you attend to find employment opportunities.

      Best of luck and lucky you having worked with Waterford and Wedgewood!

      Reply
  • Dottie June 19, 2013, 8:09 am

    No Bass, Yankee Candle,Gap.? Looks like I’ll continue to drive to Dawsonville.

    Reply
  • Harriet Hughes July 6, 2013, 9:12 pm

    No coach store?????

    Reply
    • Kathy & Ben July 7, 2013, 1:26 pm

      Coach is among the stores.

      Reply
  • curtis rhadans July 10, 2013, 6:02 pm

    I am interested in any job openings at Ridgewalk. I didn’t attend the job fair in Feb. Is there a Temp service recruiting people now?

    Any help would be Greatly appreciated.

    Curtis

    Reply
    • Kathy & Ben July 11, 2013, 2:11 pm

      With grand opening on July 18, would imagine most jobs are filled. However, you can check on applications in stores or try the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center at (770) 528-6100. Also, you might connect through social media by visiting their website at http://www.dol.state.ga.us. Best of luck.

      Reply
  • John July 17, 2013, 2:11 pm

    WE NEED AN APPLE STORE!!!

    Reply
  • JoAnne July 17, 2013, 8:09 pm

    Great mall! If there had not been rain, I’d still be there! Loved it!

    Reply
    • Kathy & Ben July 18, 2013, 8:35 am

      Glad you enjoyed; can’t wait to get out there!

      Reply
  • Sha' July 18, 2013, 11:43 am

    Whats the web site for the directory??

    Reply
  • Ava July 18, 2013, 10:28 pm

    What about polo or acrombie & Fitch , Nike, and Adidas ? Will they be coming?

    Reply
  • Ridgewalk resident July 27, 2013, 12:47 am

    Yankee Candle and Bass and Nike, etc…i do believe they are all there!

    Reply
  • Elaine Mims August 10, 2014, 10:53 pm

    We need a Vera Bradley store

    Reply

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