KATY, TX (March 8, 2018) – Simon, a global leader in retail real estate, today announced a significant interior renovation of Katy Mills. Home to more than 175 stores, Katy Mills has a reputation for providing a dynamic mix of sought-after brands, in addition to family-friendly dining and entertainment. With the transformation, Katy Mills will offer an enhanced shopping experience for the entire family.
“Katy Mills’ renovation is a highly-anticipated project and an investment in the local market,” said James Ross, general manager for Katy Mills. “These improvements are designed with our shoppers and retailers in mind, and we look forward to sharing this new and refined shopping experience with the community.”
Scheduled to begin in March, work will be substantially complete by holiday 2018. The updates will create a brighter, more inviting atmosphere inside the center. Katy Mills will be modernized throughout with a complete interior renovation featuring a timeless color palette and clean architectural lines. Additional plans include:
- Food Court will be completely updated and redesigned into a new Dining Pavilion which will include a fresh color palette; new furniture; family-style seating; new porcelain tile flooring, and LED lighting.
- New lounge areas with soft seating, giving shoppers the opportunity to relax and recharge during shopping breaks.
- Improved lighting throughout the center with illuminated ceiling fixtures featuring state-of-the-art LED lighting.
- A refreshed children’s play area.
- Fresh, neutral paint throughout the center.
- New porcelain tile flooring.
- Updated way-finding signage to further assist shoppers in locating stores, restaurants, and entertainment.
“Katy Mills is a financial engine for the City of Katy, and we appreciate Simon investing in renovations and the reimaging of the mall. The City of Katy is honored to be partnering with Simon to ensure Katy Mills continues to be successful into the future,” says Byron Hebert, City Administrator for the City of Katy.
Katy Mills and its retailers will remain open and operating throughout the project.
About Katy Mills
Katy Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in South Texas, provides the ultimate shopping experience with more than 175 outlet and value retail stores, including Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Coach Factory Store, Forever 21, Nike Factory, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, H&M, kate spade new york and Under Armour. Shoppers can dine at great restaurants including Rainforest Cafe or catch a movie at AMC 20 Theatres.
Katy Mills is located at I-10 and Pin Oak Road in Katy, TX, 28 miles west of Houston. It is open regularly from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Mon.-Sat., and 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, please call (281) 644-5000 or visit www.katymills.com. Like Katy Mills on Facebook at facebook.com/ShopKatyMills and follow us on Twitter @KatyMeansMore and on Instagram @katymeansmore.
About The Mills, A Simon Company
The Mills®, one of Simon Property Group's five real estate platforms, offers a unique brand of shopping with a mix of popular name brand outlets, value retailers and full-price stores, plus family-oriented dining and entertainment concepts. The Mills are well-located in major metropolitan markets and many are recognized as leading tourism destinations. Notable properties include Arundel Mills (Baltimore), Gurnee Mills (Chicago), Grapevine Mills (Dallas), Ontario Mills (Los Angeles), Opry Mills (Nashville), Potomac Mills (Washington, DC) and Sawgrass Mills (Ft. Lauderdale/Miami).
Simon is a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations and an S&P 100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our properties across North America, Europe, and Asia provide community gathering places for millions of people every day and generate billions in annual sales. For more information, visit simon.com.