North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue joined other dignitaries to break ground for a new Tanger outlet mall in Mebane Thursday.
Tanger officials say the facility will have 80 stores. Some brands that have already signed on are Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Banana Republic Factory Store, Coach Factory, Gap Outlet, J. Crew, Michael Kors, BCBG/Girls, Nike Factory Store, and Tommy Hilfiger.
The 317,000 square foot center will be located at Exit 154 on Arrowhead Boulevard in Mebane.