Ontario Mills
Ontario, California
Grand opening 1996

1.5 million-square foot specialty regional entertainment center

Directed all phases of development.

  1. Successfully negotiated the Disposition and Development agreement with the city, which included a $20 million land write-down.
  2. Led the team that successfully negotiated two forms of financial public assistance: Community Facility District ($16.9 million for regional interstate highway improvements) and Assessment District ($12.9 million for surrounding road improvements and utilities).
  3. Key tenants included: 30-sScreen AMC Theater, Nordstrom Rack, Saks Off 5th, BCBG MAXAZRIA, The Improv Comedy Club, Nike Factory Outlet, Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet, Banana Republic and Neiman Marcus Last Call.
  4. In 2000 the City of Glasgow Arts Council in Glasgow, Scotland recognized Ontario Mills as one of the top 10 projects in the world.
  5. First year annual sales were among the highest on record in the Mills portfolio at that time.