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Hollister Opens And New Stores Announced At Dulles Town Center

Dulles, Virginia, October 2, 2007 –  Dulles Town Center, Loudoun County’s premier shopping destination, is proud to announce that Hollister has opened its first store in Loudoun County.  Hollister is located on the Lower Level in the Nordstrom Wing and adds to a long list of retailers catering to the teen segment including category leaders Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, The Gap, Charlotte Russe and more.  Hollister opened its doors at Dulles Town Center on Thursday, September 27th, 2007.

Dulles Town Center also announced that several other new stores and restaurants will open later this year including Pumpkin Patch, Mimi’s Café, Benihana and a newly expanded Victoria’s Secret.

“Our success in bringing the top tier retailers continues to make Dulles Town Center the shopping experience that Fairfax and Loudoun County shoppers desire,” said Mark D. Lerner, a Principal for Lerner Enterprises.  “With the density of high-household income, and population growth in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties, retailers have a strong desire to open stores at Dulles Town Center.  We are very excited with our most recent additions,” he added.

Hollister Co.:  Inspired by the sun-drenched spirit of California, and the surf and soul of the Pacific Ocean, Hollister is a laid back lifestyle destination for guys and girls aged 14-18.  West Coast attitude and colorful sportswear inspired by a life near the beach create a sexy pacific vibe perfect for the coolest kids in every high school.

Pumpkin Patch: Pumpkin Patch is a leading children’s fashion company and is recognized as an international brand representing innovative design and quality products for children.  Pumpkin Patch will open at Dulles Town Center and will be located off Center Court near The Disney Store on the Upper Level. The Dulles Town Center Pumpkin Patch will be one of the first stores to debut on the East Coast.  Pumpkin Patch is projected to open in November.

Mimi's Café:  Mimi's Café is an upscale family dining restaurant with currently 116 locations throughout 20 states.  The company is known and loved for its full breakfast, lunch and dinner menus with high-quality, eclectic cuisine, unparalleled service and tastefully appointed décor.  Mimi’s Café will be located next to Chuck E. Cheese’s and is projected to open this month.

Benihana:  Benihana restaurants are traditional Japanese-style hibachi steakhouses – also called "teppanyaki."  At Benihana, meals are prepared and served by performing chefs in front of customers. Diners can also choose from a variety of fresh sushi and other Japanese favorites.  The restaurant will be located next to Haverty’s furniture and is projected to open by December 2007.

Victoria’s Secret:  Sexy, Glamorous, Innovative.  Victoria’s Secret is the leading specialty retailer of lingerie and beauty products, dominating its world with modern, fashion-inspired collections, prestige fragrances and cosmetics, celebrated supermodels and world-famous runway shows.  This newly expanded store will be home of several lines including Very Sexy, Pink, Sexy Little Things, and Fragrances.  The store will be located on the Upper Level near Center Court and is projected to open this month.

About Dulles Town Center
Dulles Town Center is a 554-acre master planned commercial, retail and office park in Dulles, Virginia.  Developed by Lerner and CIGNA, Dulles Town Center mall is a two-level regional shopping center comprised of 1.4 million square feet of retail space that includes Nordstrom, Macy’s, H&M, Hollister, Abercrombie & Fitch, The Cheesecake Factory, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Lord and Taylor and JCPenney in addition to 185 specialty stores and restaurants.  The mall is located at the intersection of Virginia Routes 7 and 28 in Dulles, Virginia, five miles from Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County, one of the fastest growing and wealthiest counties in the nation.  For more information, visit ShopDullesTownCenter.com.

About Lerner Enterprises
Lerner Enterprises, founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, is based in North Bethesda, Maryland and is Washington, D.C.'s largest private real estate developer. The company is involved in all phases of commercial and residential real estate including planning, development, construction, leasing, asset management and property management. Lerner Enterprises has developed, and currently manages through Lerner Corporation, its leasing and management affiliate, more than 15 million square feet of office, retail and residential space. Lerner retail projects include White Flint, Annapolis Harbour Center, Fallsgrove Village Center and Towne Plaza in Maryland as well as Dulles Town Center, The Spectrum at Reston Town Center and North Point Village Center in Virginia, among others.