NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Office of Workforce Development will join The Howard Hughes Corporation to host The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Job Fair. JOB1, as part of the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development, has partnered to help prepare New Orleans residents for more than 1,600 permanent jobs at The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, including management, sales, food service, administrative and janitorial positions.
The $70 million project will convert 50,000 square feet to a nearly 250,000 square foot development called The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk. The project will be the nation’s first outlet center in a downtown setting. During construction, The Howard Hughes Corporation created more than 700 construction jobs.
Virtually all of the space at The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is leased with well-known national outlet retailers, many of which will be opening their first location in the state. Anchor tenants include Coach Factory Store, Coach Men’s Factory Store, Forever 21 and Last Call Studio by Neiman Marcus. Café du Monde, Chico’s Outlet, Clarks/Bostonian Outlet, Gap Outlet, Guess Factory Store, Hartstrings Childrenswear, It’Sugar, Kay Jewelers, Kenneth Cole Company Store, LOFT Outlet, Lucky Brand, Puma, Raising Cane’s, Red Mango, Sunglass Hut Outlet, The Fudgery, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Tommy Bahama, U.S. Polo Assn. and dozens of other retailers will appeal to locals and visitors to New Orleans. The full list of tenants can be viewed at www.RiverwalkNewOrleans.com.
The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is scheduled to open May 22, 2014.
WHO: Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Representatives of the Howard Hughes Corporation
WHAT: The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk Job Fair press conference
WHEN: Monday, April 7, 2014
WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
The Great Hall
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130