by Brian Lipton

Century-21-storefront.jpgOff-price retailer Century 21 Department Store, a New York-based leader in selling men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, footwear, outerwear, lingerie and accessories, will open a nearly 60,000-square-foot location at the American Dream Mall, located at the New Jersey at the Meadowlands Sports Complex, which is currently scheduled to open in 2017.

“The decision to come to American Dream was easy,” stated Raymond Gindi, co-CEO, Century 21. “As part of our company’s thriving expansion strategy on the East Coast, this opportunity is something we are very excited about. The interactive complex is a natural fit for us as our stores continue to become more dynamic and engaging. We are looking forward to joining the community in this innovative new market concept by bringing our high-end designer selection at incredible values,”

“We are excited to have Century 21 Department Store offer designer brands at an amazing value to customers,” added Don Ghermezian, president of Triple Five. “Century 21 Department Store appeals to both locals and tourists by offering a great assortment of merchandise and a consistent customer experience. It is this winning combination that keeps them top of mind and continues to drive traffic to their stores.”

The mall, which will take up about three million square feet, will feature over 450 stores, including Primark, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, Other amenities will include an indoor DreamWorks Water Park, Amusement Park, a 16-story Big Snow Indoor Ski & Snow Park, a 1,500-seat Performing Arts Theater, a 285-foot tall Observation Wheel, luxury movie theatres by Cinemax, a 70,000 square foot Sea Life Aquarium & Lego Discovery Center, an NHL-size Ice Rink; and an 18-hole miniature golf course.