Dulles, Virginia, August 3, 2009 – Dulles Town Center, Loudoun’s premier enclosed regional shopping center, is pleased to announce the beginning of its 10 year anniversary celebration! Since the Grand Opening Date on August 12, 1999, with Macys, Lord and Taylor, Sears and JCPenney, Dulles Town Center has expanded to include Nordstrom, The Cheesecake Factory, L.A. Fitness, Dicks Sporting Goods, and numerous new and exciting specialty stores and pad sites. Dulles Town Cente, through its leasing and management agent Lerner Corporation, has introduced some of the most exciting retailers in the country to Loudoun County including H&M, Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Hollister, and many more. Today, the mall has approximately 200 specialty stores, five premier anchors and well over a million square feet of retail space.
“This is an exciting time for our retailers, our loyal customers, and the planned Dulles Town Center project itself. As we celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our Grand Opening, we reflect on the amazing transformation that has occurred over the last 10 years to Loudoun County and the mall itself”, said Arthur N. Fuccillo, Executive Vice President for Lerner, the co-developer of Dulles Town Center. “What resonates today as it did when we opened in 1999, is that the mall remains steadfastly dedicated to bringing quality stores and retailing excellence to its shoppers and we look forward to our continued ability to offer a unique retail and entertainment experience at the center in the many years to come.”
In appreciation for supporting Dulles Town Center over the last 10 years, a number of special events and customer reward programs have been developed. The Mall welcomes everyone to please stop by for full details. The events include center representatives randomly awarding thousands of dollars in retailer gift cards throughout August. As guests shop through the center, they may be presented a retailer gift card. “It’s our gift to our customers in appreciation of their loyalty over the last ten years”, says Jackie Young, Director of Marketing. “We are thrilled that we are able give back to the Loudoun County community that has embraced the mall and has made it such an exciting and vibrant place.”
Additionally, Dulles Town Center will host a variety of events throughout the remainder of the year to commemorate this exciting time. Activities for the entire family including Toe Tappin Thursdays with children’s performances at 11AM, Sunday Family Funday with family entertainment every Sunday from 1PM to 3PM and a birthday cake cutting celebration on Sunday August 30, 2009 are planned. For more information on Dulles Town Center, please visit: ShopDullesTownCenter.com.
About Dulles Town Center
Dulles Town Center is a 554-acre master planned commercial, retail and office park in Dulles, Virginia. Within the planned development, Dulles Town Center Mall, developed by Lerner Enterprises and CIGNA, is a two-level regional shopping center comprised of approximately 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 approximately 200 specialty stores and restaurants. The mall is located at the intersection of Virginia Routes 7 and 28 in Dulles, Virginia, five miles from Washington Dulles International Airport in Loudoun County, one of the fastest growing and wealthiest counties in the nation.
About Lerner Enterprises
Lerner Enterprises of Rockville, MD, founded by Theodore N. Lerner in 1952, is Washington, D.C.'s largest private real estate developer and is involved in all phases of office, retail and residential real estate including planning, development, construction, leasing, asset management and property management. Lerner has developed, and currently manages more than 15 million square feet of office buildings, retail centers and residential communities. Lerner’s current 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.