Outlets National Harbor Opens in Prince George’s County
Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair
Obie Patterson (D) – District 8, joined with County Executive Rushern Baker, III,
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. President and CEO Steven B. Tanger,
Peterson Companies Chairman Milt Pearson, and Prince George’s County residents
for the ribbon cutting and official grand opening of Tanger Outlets National
Harbor on Friday, November 22, 2013.
Tanger Outlets National Harbor represents a
private investment of almost $100 million dollars. It is one of the largest retail economic
development projects in the County and has created an estimated 600 jobs during
construction and approximately 1,000 full and part-time retail jobs.
Vice Chair Patterson praised County
leadership and all stakeholders for their efforts in bringing this major project
to Prince George’s County, and thanked Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. President and CEO Steven Tanger, and Peterson
Companies Chairman Milt Peterson for their investment in Prince George’s County
and its residents.
“Tanger Outlets National Harbor is sure to be
a crown jewel in Prince George’s County, especially in District 8. This project, offering the type of high-end
retail development residents have longed for in Prince George’s County, provides
a glimpse into our bright economic future, bringing much-needed jobs and a
significant boost to our local economy.
This is an exciting day in Prince George’s County!”
National Harbor is estimated to create an additional $6.5 million dollars in
annual sales tax revenue for the State of Maryland and approximately $1 million
in property tax revenues to Prince George’s County.
All legislative powers of Prince George’s County
are vested in the County Council. The County Council sits as the District
Council on zoning and land use policy, and as the Board of Health to govern and
guide health policy. The County Council meets as a legislative body on
Tuesdays in the Council Hearing Room on the first floor of the County
Administration Building in Upper Marlboro. For more information on the
Prince George’s County Council, please visit www.princegeorgescountymd.gov