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First New Outlet Center In California In Over A Decade Opens Thursday, Nov. 8

Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley Makes Debut with Extended Hours, Invitation-Only Events & More Than $15,000 in Sweepstakes Prizes & Give-Aways

LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley, the first new outlet center to open in California since 2001, will welcome shoppers for its grand opening weekend celebration Thursday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov 11.  Developed by Paragon Outlet Partners, a commercial real estate development firm headquartered in Baltimore, the $150 million, 543,000 square foot outlet center with 130 leading designer and top brand name stores, will proudly serve the Greater San Francisco Bay region.

"Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley is one of only five outlet centers that will open in the United States this year," said Paragon Outlet Partners Principal Robert A. Brvenik.  "We know shoppers are eager to save at our exciting collection of iconic brands and we're thrilled to deliver an outlet center that is 100 percent leased just ahead of the holiday shopping season today.  In fact, we'll keep Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley open until 11:00 p.m. Thursday and midnight both Friday and Saturday over our grand opening weekend."

According to Paragon Outlet Partners Principal Nicholas King, "Not only are we proud to deliver a well-tenanted shopping destination that offers dramatic savings, but we are delighted our grand opening also represents the delivery of approximately 2,000 permanent jobs in the region."

More than $15,000 in sweepstakes prizes and give-aways courtesy of merchants such as Armani Outlet, Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store, Cole Haan, Converse, Elie Tahari, J.Crew, Kipling, Levi's Outlet Store, MaxMara, Movado Company Store, Nike Factory Store and Nine West Outlet, among many more, will mark Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley's highly-anticipated debut in the regional marketplace.

Anchor stores including Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store, Last Call by Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will kick off the outlet center's grand opening celebration early Wednesday, Nov. 7.  Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store will welcome shoppers to its VIP shopper preview day from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., while Last Call by Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will host shopper previews from noon to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., respectively.

Paragon Outlet Partners will officially open the area's newest outlet shopping center at its Champagne & Confetti Grand Opening Ceremony, near the outlet center's Food Court, Thursday, Nov. 8 at 10:00 a.m.  And, beginning at 5:00 p.m., Diablo, a leading lifestyle magazine, will host an invitation-only VIP Grand Opening Party complete with:

  • Swag bags featuring merchandise from an array of brands including Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store, Columbia Sportswear, Goldtoe, Jockey, Le Creuset, Michael Stars, Tommy Hilfiger, Ultra Diamonds and many more.  (While supplies last.)
  • Style Suggestions with Diablo Magazine's Style Editor Kristen Haney along with Last Call by Neiman Marcus's Stylist Brandy Lunsford.
  • A sampling of culinary treasures of the Livermore Valley provided by area restaurants.
  • Select wines courtesy of Wente Vineyards.

What's more, the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association will host Sunset, Sip & Shop Saturday, Nov. 10 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Featuring tastings from 15 of Livermore Valley's wineries, tickets are $10 and may be purchased online at www.lvwine.org or on-site on a first come, first serve basis.

"Paragon Outlets is a great addition to Livermore Valley and will definitely enhance the wine county experience for our visitors," said Chris Chandler, executive director of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association. "We are very pleased to partner with Paragon Outlets in making our beautiful region a top Bay Area destination."

Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley's grand opening weekend schedule follows.  For a complete list of individual store grand opening sales, limited-time offers, special events and more including a merchant directory and outlet center map please visit www.paragonoutletsLV.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 7:

  • Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store VIP shopper preview day: 10:00 a.m.to 9:00 p.m.
  • Last Call by Neiman Marcus shopper preview: noon to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH shopper preview: 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 8: Open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • 10 a.m.: Champagne & Confetti Grand Opening Ceremony, near Food Court
  • 10 a.m.: Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley opens with limited-time offers, merchant giveaways, prize sweepstakes and entertainment
  • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Diablo's VIP Grand Opening Party, near Brooks Brothers Factory Store

Friday, Nov.9: Open 10 a.m. to midnight

  • Limited-time offers, merchant giveaways, prize sweepstakes and entertainment

Saturday, Nov. 10: Open 10 a.m. to midnight

  • Limited-time offers, merchant giveaways, prize sweepstakes and entertainment
  • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.: Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association's Sunset, Sip & Shop event

Sunday, Nov. 11: Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Limited-time offers, merchant giveaways, prize sweepstakes and entertainment

"Even before our grand opening shoppers have the opportunity to join our exclusive Privilege Club at www.paragonoutletsLV.com.  Becoming a member entitles shoppers to a complimentary VIP Coupon Book worth hundreds of dollars in extra savings," said Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley Assistant General Manager Dave Ackerman

About Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley

Located on Interstate 580 at the El Charro Road exit in Livermore, Ca., Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley proudly serves the Greater San Francisco Bay region.  Celebrating its grand opening in November of 2012, Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley is home to 130 leading designer and top brand name stores including Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Armani Outlet, Barneys New York Outlet, Burberry, Coach Factory, DKNY, Elie Tahari, Kate Spade New York, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Prada, Polo Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, among many more, which offer savings of 25% to 65% every day.  For more information about Paragon Outlets Livermore Valley including a complete merchant directory, shopping hours and driving directions please visit www.paragonoutletsLV.com or contact the outlet center's Management Office at 925.292.2868.

About Paragon Outlet Partners

Headquartered in Baltimore, Paragon Outlet Partners is a commercial real estate development firm operated by a seasoned team of former Prime Retail executives with outlet center development projects serving the Dallas/Fort Worth and San Francisco regions along with a retail and entertainment complex in the Orlando market.  Its parent company, The Lightstone Group, is one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the U.S. with a diversified portfolio of retail, hospitality, office, industrial and residential real estate assets, including more than 8.1 million square feet of commercial space and more than 11,000 multi-family units in 19 states.  Paragon Outlet Partners' upscale merchant portfolio includes top designer and leading brand names Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Store, Barneys New York Outlet, Coach Factory, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store and Tommy Hilfiger, among many more.  For more information, visit www.paragonoutlets.com.

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