New Stores Opened in Pier Park

by May 3, 2008 • 1 comment

We’ve been waiting for it, and now it is here. The rest of Pier Park is opened, including Borders, Aeropostale, American Eagle, and more!

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (April 30, 2008)- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG), the country’s largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, will celebrate more exciting retailer and restaurant openings from late April through May 1 at Pier Park, located on 93 acres that covers land from Front Beach Road (at the City Pier) to the heavily traveled Highway 98 (Back Beach Road).

New anchors and specialty shops scheduled to premiere include the following:


Specialty Shops
American Eagle Outfitters
Ann Taylor Loft
As Seen On TV- Coming Soon!
Bath & Body Works
Blender Clothing, a fusion boutique
Carlyle & Co.
Coldwater Creek
Hollister Co.
Jos. A. Bank
Kay Jewelers
Lane Bryant/Cacique
Motherhood Maternity
New York & Company
Payless ShoesSource
Peace Frogs- Coming Soon!
Rack Room Shoes
Reggae J’s Island Grill- Coming Soon!
Regions Bank
Rocky’s South Philly Cheesesteaks
Solace Day Spa & Salon
Sunglass Hut
Sunsights by Solstice
The Walking Company
Tootsies Orchid Lounge- Coming Soon!
Victoria’s Secret
Yankee Candle

The new stores will occupy portions of the 900,000-square-foot retail and entertainment lifestyle center, which will soon be home to a mix of nearly 90 retailers and restaurants.

“These leading retailers and unique restaurants will provide an unforgettable experience to our guests, further enabling Pier Park to become a destination location and a premier shopping address,” said Felicia Robinson Cook, Pier Park’s director of mall marketing. “These tenants have demonstrated excitement and commitment to Panama City Beach, which mirrors our mission at Pier Park.”

Exciting stores that have already debuted include the following:

Old Navy
Ron Jon Surf Shop
The Grand 16 Theatres

Specialty Shops
A.M. Cafe Accessories On The Boardwalk
Alltel Wireless
Back Porch Seafood House
Beach Scene
Bootleg Barbeque
Buffalo Wild Wings
Camille’s Sidewalk Café
Candy Maker
Del Sol
Emerald Coast Photography
Fish Tales
Five Guys Famous Hamburgers & Fries
Specialty Shops Continued…
Guglielmo’s Italian Restaurant
Hofbrau Beer Garden
Jake at the Beach (Life is Good)
Kilwin’s Chocolates & Ice Cream
LongHorn Steakhouse
Marble Slab Creamery
Massage Envy
Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio
Mermaid Trading Co.
No Regrets Stationary and Gifts
Panera Bread
Quizno’s Sub
Red Brick Pizza
Smoothie King
Southern Waters Outfitters
Sunglass World
Tatoe Tots
Trader Tom’s
Ulta Beauty
Unique Boutique by Irene & Co.

Located in the heart of Panama City Beach, Pier Park is destined to become the region’s premier shopping address. Developed by Simon Property Group and comprising nearly 900,000 square feet, the open-air regional lifestyle center is anchored by Borders, Dillard’s, JCPenney, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Old Navy, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Target and The Grand 16 Theatres. Pier Park is also comprised of fashion and specialty retailers, including exciting new-to-market choices such as Ann Taylor Loft, Caché, Chico’s, Coldwater Creek, Hollister Co., Jos. A. Bank, Lane Bryant and Ulta Beauty. In addition, the center embraces many unique dining options such as Hofbrau Beer Garden, Back Porch Seafood House, Bootleg Barbeque, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Longhorn Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Reggae J’s Island Grill, Tootsies Orchid Lounge and many more. Shoppers can also enjoy movies at The Grand 16 Theatres, which features stadium seating, digital sound, advance ticketing over the Internet, three concession areas, a specialty café and game room. For more information about Pier Park, please visit

Simon Property Group, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and the largest public U.S. real estate company. Simon is a fully integrated real estate company which operates from five retail real estate platforms: regional malls, Premium Outlet Centers®, The Mills®, community/lifestyle centers and international properties. It currently owns or has an interest in 380 properties comprising 259 million square feet of gross leasable area in North America, Europe and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employs more than 5,000 people worldwide. Simon Property Group, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol SPG. For further information, visit the Company’s website at

For more information:
Molly Parrish/ Kristin Cowart, KCPR, 404.233.3993 /
Cell Phones: 404.713.3788/404.695.0310

Les Morris, Simon Property Group, 317.263.7711
Cell Phone: 317.201.0978

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1 Victoria Saman May 20, 2008 at 2:09 pm

I’ve been told by a few people that we would be getting a PetSmart or equivalent at Pier Park but I never see anything like that mentioned. Can you tell me if we’ll get one or not?

Thank you!