Legends Outlets added nine permanent retail additions in 2021 with five more coming in 2022

Of all metro-area shopping centers, Legends Outlets has the highest occupancy of long-term leases with national brands and market-exclusive retailers

 

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Jan. 24, 2022) – Legends Outlets, the only outlet center serving the Kansas City metro, reports robust leasing activity in 2021, including nine permanent retail additions with five more slated to open in 2022. With the new and coming soon tenants, Legends Outlets has the highest occupancy of long-term leases with national brands and market-exclusive retailers of any shopping center in the metro.

 

In 2021, the leading regional and local shopping destination welcomed nine new, long-term tenants, including Sephora, 1 Million Cuts, ALDI, the first-area Vera Bradley Factory Outlet, Rally House, the first-area Dutch Bros Coffee, Jousting Pigs, Love Tea, and Dancing Crab. Additionally, construction for the Legends 267, a luxury urban apartment complex on the property, officially broke ground, while the Kansas City Monarchs opened their 2021 season at the rebranded Legends Field in Village West, just adjacent to the center.

 

Legends Outlets, which has more than 100 outlet stores, retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues, also enhanced customer experiences in 2021 by remodeling the west end bathrooms. Other upgrades to the property included the addition of more than 2,000 ornaments to the center’s 45-foot Christmas tree.

 

In 2022, Legends Outlets is excited to welcome five new, permanent retail additions that further enhance its diverse tenant lineup. New additions include Petland and Your Pets Veterinary Clinic, Aerie, a larger, permanent Tory Burch outlet store, Rue21, and Spencer’s.

 

New permanent retail additions, previously announced, include:

 

  • Sephora: The prestigious omni-retailer Sephora opened its 6,085-square-foot location at Legends Outlets on Jan. 22, 2021, at 1847 Village West Parkway, Suite K-117, offering an expansive selection of products, including cosmetics, skincare, haircare, fragrance, and more.

 

  • 1 Million Cuts: The upscale barbershop opened its 1,300-square-foot location on Feb. 8, 2021, at 1843 Village West Parkway, Suite C-125, offering a full range of specialty hair care and spa services, including haircuts, shaves, line-ups, color enhancements, facials, kids’ haircuts and more.

 

  • ALDI: Discount grocery store ALDI opened its expansive Legends Outlets location on April 1, 2021, at 1945 N. 110th Street. Nearly double the size of an average ALDI store, it offers fresh, high-quality groceries including ALDI’s exclusive, award-winning products at affordable prices.

 

  • Vera Bradley: Kansas City’s first-area Vera Bradley Factory Outlet opened its 5,182-square-foot store on July 2, 2021, at 1847 Village West Parkway, Suite K-109. The iconic brand offers quilted handbags and accessories, luggage, travel items, gifts and more.

 

  • Rally House: Popular sports apparel and merchandise store Rally House opened its second-largest retail location at Legends Outlets on Sept. 10, 2021, at 1867 Village West Parkway, Suite D-103. The 13,625-square-foot store provides one of the largest selections of officially licensed college, NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, and MLS apparel, as well as merchandise, accessories, gifts, drinkware, local novelties, Kansas souvenirs and more.

 

  • Dutch Bros Coffee: Dutch Bros Coffee opened Kansas City’s first-area location at Legends Outlets on Dec. 3, 2021. The drive-thru chain offers specialty coffees, smoothies, freezes, teas, a private-label Dutch Bros Blue Rebel energy drink, nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee, and more. The Legends Outlets location at 1800 Prairie Crossing also features a double drive-thru.

 

  • Jousting Pigs: The competition-quality craft barbecue restaurant opened its first Kansas location on Dec. 15, 2021, in the 7,468-square-foot building adjacent to the center at 1702 Village West Parkway. Jousting Pigs BBQ smokes meat fresh daily with hickory wood in a traditional all wood fire smoker, and has won numerous awards in barbecue competitions, including multiple perfect scores for their chicken and brisket.

 

  • Love Tea: Locally owned bubble tea shop Love Tea opened its 507-square-foot location at 1811 Village West Parkway, Suite O-123 in December 2021. In addition to bubble tea, Love Tea offers fruit slushes, coffee, tea punch, fresh tea, dessert bowls and more.

 

  • Dancing Crab: Cajun seafood restaurant and bar, Dancing Crab, opened at Legends Outlets in December 2021 at 1713 Village West Parkway. The menu highlights fresh seafood including shrimp, crab, lobster, mussels, and more, as well as a variety of pastas, fried seafood baskets, and grilled seafood.

 

New tenants, opening in 2022:  

 

  • Petland and Your Pets Veterinary Clinic: Legends Outlets is expanding its specialty category in 2022 with the addition of Petland and Your Pets Vet. Petland will carry a wide selection of different pets including dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, betta fish, and other small animals, while its veterinary clinic, Your Pets Vet, will offer services for small domestic animals. Both concepts are anticipated to open (in different retail spaces) within Legends Outlets this spring.

 

  • Aerie: The popular intimate apparel and lifestyle retailer Aerie is tentatively planning a spring opening at Legends Outlets. The new location with carry size-inclusive bras, underwear, sleepwear, swimwear, activewear, and more, under the exclusive Aerie line.

 

  • Tory Burch: Kansas City’s first and only Tory Burch storefront in the metro is relocating to a larger, permanent space at Legends Outlets this fall. Known for color, print and special details, the luxury designer outlet store offers ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, and accessories, at an incredible value. The look and feel of Tory Burch’s permanent location will mimic that of its new concept store in New York, which combines a modern space with signature decorative elements inspired by Burch’s personal life and travels.

 

  • Rue21: Slated to open a storefront at Legends Outlets this year, Rue21 offers cool, casual apparel and the latest trends with an affordable price tag.

 

  • Spencer’s: Spencer’s is a one-stop shop for the latest pop culture styles, unique gifts, and fun novelties. Known for its gag items and licensed merchandise from movies, TV and music, the gift shop is anticipated to open later this year.

 

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About Legends Outlets Kansas City

Located in the heart of Village West, Kansas’ top tourist destination, Legends Outlets Kansas City is the only outlet shopping destination serving the greater metropolitan region. Conveniently situated at the intersection of I-435 and Parallel Parkway, just north of I-70 in Kansas City, Kansas, Legends Outlets is home to more than 75 leading designer and favorite brand-name stores including Tory Burch, Kate Spade, Coach, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Factory, J.Crew | crewcuts, Nike Factory Store, PUMA, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Outlet, Victoria’s Secret, Under Armour® Factory House and Vans Outlet, among many more, which offer savings of up to 70 percent off regular retail prices. Also featuring a wide array of restaurant and entertainment venues, the property welcomes more than 10 million guests annually. The center is currently open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with some venues open extended hours. To learn more about Legends Outlets Kansas City, visit LegendsShopping.com or call (913) 788-3700. “Like” Legends Outlets on Facebook (facebook.com/LegendsOutlets), follow on Twitter (@LegendsShopping) and follow on Instagram (@LegendsOutlets).

 

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