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"We will announce the stores' names to coincide with a large jobfair several months before the opening," Michele Rothstein, SVP ofthe Roseland, NJ-based Chelsea told GlobeSt.com earlier this year.Altogether, the 435,000-sf outlet center is slated to have 120stores, and Rothstein this week released a list of 100 retailersthat have signed on at the project.

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Burberry Ugg, Kate Spade and Juicy Couture head the list ofstores that have signed leases. Others on the expansive listinclude Calvin Klein, Ecko Unlimited, Cole Haan, DKNY, Perry Ellis,Sony, Theory, Kenneth Cole, Le Creuset, Nike, Michael Kors, Adidasand Brooks Brothers, to name a few. The center will also have afood court with about a dozen eateries.

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"Today's savvy shoppers want high-quality designer andbrand-name merchandise," Rothstein says in a statement. "But theydon't want to pay a fortune. This is a market of sophisticatedcustomers, making it perfect for the kind of upscale outlet centersthat we develop."

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The surrounding market consists of central Monmouth County, withthe 60-acre site specifically at the intersection of Route 66 andEssex Road, just off the Garden State Parkway. The single-level,village-style center is the third in New Jersey bearing the PremiumOutlet brand for Chelsea, which is a division of theIndianapolis-based Simon Property Group. The company's two otherPremium Outlet properties are in Flemington and Jackson.

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