YVR hosts luxury mall info session
Vancouver Airport Authority officials is holding a public information session next week on a planned designer outlet mall on Sea Island.
On Tuesday, March 19, the airport authority will share plans for the project, whose first phase is scheduled to be complete in fall 2014. The airport calls the mall an "exciting project that will increase the region's destination appeal for travellers and local shoppers."
The mall is a joint project between the airport and London-based McArthurGlen Group. It will be built near the Templeton Station of the Canada Line.
It is scheduled to open in phases, beginning in the fall of 2014, and feature European and North American luxury, designer and mainstream brands. McArthurGlen's European outlets feature brands such as Prada, Armani, Burberry, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren, Salvatore Ferragamo and Michael Kors.
The information session takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 inside the airport's International Terminal, at The Spirit of Haida Gwaii Jade Canoe sculpture.