The Was Group - The Was Group, LLC is a leading real estate consulting firm that specializes in Retailer Representation and Landlord Representation. They currently represent a number of premier retailers in the outlet industry, and are the exclusive leasing agents for over 10-outlet centers across the country (both existing and developmental).


Premium Outlets - 69 outlet centers across the US and Puerto Rico, 9 outlet centers in Japan, 2 in Korea, 1 in Malaysia, 1 in Mexico and 1 in Canada

Tanger Outlets - 39 outlet centers across the US and 2 in Canada

McArthurGlen Designer Outlets - 20 outlet centers across Europe (UK, Italy, Greece, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Belgium and France)

Craig Realty Group - 19 outlet centers across the US

Horizon Group Properties - 10 current or in work outlets centers across the US

Chic Outlet Shopping Villages -9 outlet centers across Europe (UK, Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Belgium)

Paragon Outlets - 2 outlet centers (TX, CA)

Manufactura Kiev Outlet Village  - In the Ukraine near Kiev

Miromar Outlets - Located in Naples FL

Viejas Outlet Center - Located east of San Diego CA 

Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores - Located in Orlando FL

The Shops of Grand River - Located outside Birmingham AL

Gran Plaza Outlets - Opening November 15, 2013 in Calexico CA

Fashion House Outlet Centre - Located in Poland, Russia and Romania

Outlet Turistico of San Sebastiano - Located in Melilli, Sicily

Sicilia Outlet Village - Located in the middle of Sicily

Fashion Garden Outlet - Located in Calatabiano, Sicily

Legends Kansas City Outlets - Located in Kansas City MO

The Centralia Factory Outlets - Located in Centralia OR

D1 Outlet Bratislava - Located in Bratislava, Slovak Republic

One Fashion Outlet - Located in Slovakia

Taubman Prestige Outlets - Chesterfield

Outlet Collection at Riverwalk - New Orleans


DOCR -The Council of Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers (DOC&R) is an organization focused on the development and operations of factory-direct retail real estate projects across an international landscape.

Established in 1989 and newly expanded to include both developers and retailers alike, the trade organization presents a forum for idea exchange and the opportunity for consistent interaction among members. In addition to marketing the industry as a viable and growing retail category, DOC&R provides the opportunity to advance outlet retail by positioning outlet centers as preferred places for consumers to shop.

ICSC - Founded in 1957, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its 60,000 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 80 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.

Simon - The parent corporation of the Premium Outlets and The Mills.

Site Tour -  provides an opportunity to find retail property information, site plans and contact info with a quick search. You can also get activity updates from landlords or tenants in the specific trade areas you are working and interested in. SiteTour also provides access to relevant blogs and valuable tools and resources for the retail real estate industry.