Upscale outlet mall is expected to spark more development in city
ALLEN -- The first phase of an upscale outlet mall planned for Allen will open in September, marking the city's entry into the retail mall frenzy sweeping Collin County.
Allen Premium Outlets will eventually include 150 stores filled with "premium" merchants, including fashion designers and name-brand manufacturers.
Roseland, N.J.-based Chelsea GCA Realty Inc. (NYSE: CCG) is building the $60 million off-price retail center on 55 acres at the northwest corner of Stacy Road and North Central Expressway. Development of the site, which is north of town and a bit isolated, is expected to …