Ben Carter Enterprises has filed revised plans with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a 173-acre, $200 million outlet shopping mall in Pooler, GA, near Savannah.
The Outlet Mall of Georgia includes development of a 64-acre, 520,000-square-foot outlet mall, along with and a hotel and outparcels on 65 acres. The remainder of the property will be occupied by public rights-of-way and utility and drainage easements.
The property is owned by Savannah-based South Godley Enterprises. Carter said the outlet center is scheduled to open in spring of next year, although the estimated completion date for the full project is January 2017, according to the company's development of regional impact (DRI) application filed with the state.
Among the mixed-use and retail projects developed by Ben Carter in Georgia and Florida are The Mall of Georgia, a 1.7 million square foot retail and entertainment complex in Gwinnett County; St. Johns Town Center and Town Center II in Jacksonville, FL; Conyers Crossroads, nearly 500,000 square feet in Rockdale County, GA, and Columbus Park Crossing and Columbus Park Crossing South, 1 million square feet of retail and mixed use in Columbus, GA.
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