CBL announces the opening of the redevelopment at CoolSprings Galleria in Nashville (Franklin), TN

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2015-5-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE: CBL) today announced the opening of the redevelopment at CoolSprings Galleria in Nashville (Franklin), TN. Designed to significantly enhance the offerings at the shopping center, the redevelopment of the former Sears location includes adding a mix of new fashion stores and fine dining options as well as a new mall entrance to improve mall circulation.

Retailers now open as part of the redevelopment include, exclusive to the market stores, American Girl, H&M and A’Gaci. These new stores join Belk Men’s & Kid’s store, which opened in March, and The Cheesecake Factory, which opened in November 2014. Additional planned openings this year include fine dining restaurants Connors Steak & Seafood and Kona Grill (spring 2016) and King’s, a boutique bowling and entertainment venue. All are exclusive to the Nashville market. Additionally, ULTA and newly renovated Belk’s Women’s & Home store will open in the fall.

In late summer, CoolSprings Galleria will also welcome Zumiez, Tilly’s and Windsor Fashions as they open new stores on the interior of the mall. Sephora recently opened in May.

“The redevelopment of the former Sears location at CoolSprings Galleria takes one of the region’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations to even greater heights,” said Michael Lebovitz, executive vice president – development and administration. “From the market’s first American Girl, Kona Grill and Connors Steak & Seafood to in-demand stores such as ULTA, A’Gaci and H&M, customers can continue to expect the best at CoolSprings Galleria.”

Businesses interested in obtaining leasing information about CoolSprings Galleria should contact Laura Farren, Sr. Leasing Manager, by telephone at 423.490.8620 or by email: Laura.Farren@cblproperties.com.

About CoolSprings Galleria
CoolSprings Galleria is a more than 1.1 million square-foot super-regional shopping destination featuring more than 150 stores including Ann Taylor, American Girl, Brighton Collectibles, The Cheesecake Factory, J.Crew, H&M, Pottery Barn, Pandora, The Apple Store, The Art of Shaving, White House | Black Market, Williams-Sonoma and many more. CoolSprings Galleria is anchored by Belk, Dillard’s, JCPenney, and Macy’s and is conveniently located off I-65 at exits 68 and 69, just fifteen miles south of Nashville. For additional information, find us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/CoolSpringsGalleria, or visit www.CoolSpringsGalleria.com

About CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.
CBL is one of the largest and most active owners and developers of malls and shopping centers in the United States. CBL owns, holds interests in or manages 148 properties, including 89 regional malls/open-air centers. The properties are located in 30 states and total 83.6 million square feet including 6.5 million square feet of non-owned shopping centers managed for third parties. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, CBL has regional offices in Boston (Waltham), MA, Dallas (Irving), TX, and St. Louis, MO. Additional information can be found at cblproperties.com.

CBL contact: Dan Summerlin, Director of Corporate Relations, 423.490.8315, dan.summerlin@cblproperties.com
CoolSprings Galleria contact: Dana Katterjohn, Marketing Director, 615.771.2050 x230, dana.katterjohn@cblproperties.com