nypost.com - December 20, 2016
In the latest deal, Toys 'R' Us has signed for a 3,300 square-foot store for the complex that aims for a grand opening in November 2017.
nypost.com - December 19, 2016
The Big Apple drew more than 60 million visitors to the five boroughs last year - an all time record, officials announced Monday.
silive.com - December 19, 2016
The number of New York City visitors will surpass 60 million for the first time ever this year as Staten Island's most popular tourist destination sees a record number of riders.
untappedcities.com - December 14, 2016
Yesterday, we witnessed the installation of the first piececs of the New York Wheel, to be the world's largest ferris wheel when opened to the public in Spring 2018 on the north shore of Staten Island.
silive.com - December 2, 2016
Joseph Ferrara, principal of BFC Partners, who is building New York City's first outlet mall on the St. George waterfront, wants people to be able to get off a ferry, and jump on a bicycle to explore Staten Island.
etbtravelnews.com - December 2, 2016
Air Canada and NYC & Company were hosts to 11 lucky agents who spent five days in New York City. They rode the free ferry to Staten Island to hear more about the upcoming New York Wheel and Empire Outlets.
silive.com - November 12, 2016
There's a growing possibility that Starbucks baristas will be writing your name on a grande pumpkin spiced beer instead of a latte. There's a shot Starbucks Evenings will make its way to Empire Outlets in St. George, said Joseph Ferrara, principal BFC Partners.
silive.com - November 7, 2016
While most people know Empire Outlets is being built on the North Shore next to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, few know exactly what's going on behind the fence that surrounds the more than seven acre site.
silive.com - November 2, 2016
From a night of beer tasting at Flaghship Brewery to a spin on the future New York Wheel, there is an abundance of information to learn about the borough for tourists taking a trip to Staten Island. And come 2017, they'll be able to learn it all via a touch of a button on digital information kiosks that will be installed throughout the Staten Island and Whitehall Ferry Terminals.
commercialobserver.com - September 26, 2016
Think about it: In 2010, when Eataly opened in the Flatiron District, it was a phenomenon. It was an Italian market, a rooftop bar, a counter for a casual pizza, a place to have a gourmet dinner and a gelato bar for dessert - all under the same roof. There wasn't much else like it in New York.
commercialobserver.com - September 27, 2016
Envision the water side of New York City's first outlet mall, where you can stop into a Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory for some sweet treats then sit on a bench gazing out at the Hudson for a spectacular view of Manhattan.
Staten Island change-makers honored on Wall Street: From Urby to NY Wheel
silive.com - September 22, 2016
Beneath a constellation of LED lights and the historic columns of Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan, four influential leaderes were honored for their efforts to improve Staten Island.
silive.com - September 24, 2016
A whole lot of concrete was poured at Empire Outlets between Friday and Saturday. It was 2,800 cubic yards of concrete to be exact. The concrete was transported via 250 trucks to Empire Outlets' construction site in St. George to create the future "economic heartbeat" of the complex.
ttgmedia.com - September 16, 2016
New York is on course for an all-time high in visitor numbers this year, with international arrivals predicted to top 12.7 million. With a predicted 1.23m arrivals, the UK will remain the number one overseas market.
ny1.com - September 16, 2016
Empire Outlets, the city's first outlet mall is expected to open it's doors in St. George next year. The developer - BFC Partners says foreign investors are showing interest in the 1.2 billion dollar project.
heraldsun.com - September 6, 2016
It's known for providing the best view of the Statue of Liberty, but now there's a reason to visit this New York neighbourhood. Staten Island has big plans for 2017 and it won't stay off the radar for long.
nymag.com - September 8, 2016
First things first: Staten Island is not the new Williamsburg. Having a car is pretty much required, and there are far more Dunkin' Donuts than artisanal-coffee shops. But Staten Island hasn't been in the news lately only because it might vote for Trump in the election: the waterfront near the ferry is exploding with new developments.
silive.com - August 31, 2016
There's one word that describes the development projects underway on the St. George Waterfront in Staten Island: ambitious. Last week, we took a tour of the construction site for the New York Wheel and Empire Outlets with the architects and developers in charge of the project.
silive.com - August 24, 2016
Two Boots Pizza, a New York Ciy icon since 1987, is the latest restaurant to join the food and beverage hub at Empire Outlets - New York City's first retail outlet center being built on the St. George waterfront.
silive.com - July 26, 2016
With more than a year into the construction process, Empire Outlets is starting to take shape. Within the next few weeks, outlets' developer, BFC Partners, will be putting the finishing touches on underground infrastructure, and pouring concrete to form the foundation of New York City's first outlet mall.
abc7ny.com - June 26, 2016
A giant Ferris wheel on Staten Island's waterfront is a step closer to reality. On Saturday, workers from Gilbane Building Company finished pouring concrete to complete the foundation of the 'New York Wheel', which will be America's tallest Ferris wheel at 630 feet.
silive.com - June 25, 2016
If Rich Marian has his way, iconic symbols of Staten island placed in a New York Wheel time capsule will ensure that whoever opens it in 630 years is in for sweet treat and a shopping spree worth at least $10,000.
jimbyerstravel.com - June 10, 2016
One of the great things about New York City is that the tourism folks don't rest on their laurels.
wwd.com - May 19, 2016
Dennis Basso, whose luxury fur, ready-to-wear and eveningwear is sold at his flagship on Madison Avenue, an in-store shop at Harrods, and Little Nell in Aspen, will open his next location on Staten Island. The 2,138-square-foot unit will be an outlet store - Basso's first - at Empire Outlets, which is adjacent to the St. George Ferry Terminal.
silive.com - May 19, 2016
High-end fashion designer Dennis Basso will open his first outlet store in Empire Outlets -- New York City's first outlet mall of 100 stores being built on the St. George waterfront.
ny1.com - April 27, 2016
The developer of the Empire Outlets has announced the latest store that will open inside the retail complex.
silive.com - April 27, 2016
Nike is the latest retailer to sign on to be part of New York City's first outlet center being built on the St. George waterfront.
cityguideny.com - Mar 10, 2016
New York City is one-upping the London Eye, with the development of The New York Wheel, a 60-story Ferris wheel with crowning views of New York Harbor.
commercialobserver.com - Feb 10, 2016
Fast casual chain Mighty Quinn's Barbecue will be opening its first Staten Island eatery at Empire Outlets, putting the long-dubbed "Forgotten Borough" on the map for BBQ lovers.
commercialobserver.com - Jan 27, 2016
Diamond and jewelry exchange Jewelers on Fifth, which has an outlet at a New Jersey Mall, will be opening a new store at the under-construction Empire Outlets in Staten Island, Commercial Observer has learned.
nypost.com - Dec 17, 2015
A tantalizing taste of the Meatpacking District is coming to Staten Island, the city's most under-served borough for cutting-edge cuisine.