SOUTHAVEN, MS (WMC) - Tanger Outlets announced the date for the official ground breaking ceremony for its new Southaven, MS location, just 4.5 miles from Memphis, TN at the northeast quadrant of I-69/55 and Church Road.
According to Tanger representatives, the ceremony will take place on March 13.
"We are extremely excited to bring a new outlet shopping experience to Southaven and the Mid-South region," said Joshua Poag, President and CEO of Poag Shopping Centers. "We truly appreciate the public/private partnership under the Mississippi Tourism Project Incentive Program among the City of Southaven, State of Mississippi and our team which has made this project a reality."
During the construction phase of the project, Tanger will create an estimated 400 construction jobs and once complete, the center will create over 900 full and part-time positions. The center is expected to generate approximately $7.5 million in additional sales tax annually.
WMC Action News 5's Kendall Kirkham visited the Tanger Outlets in Sevierville, Tennessee to get the scoop on what to expect. Click here to learn how you'll be able to save some money when Tanger Outlets open in Southaven.