New shopping center brings outlets, new jobs

LEEDS, AL (WBRC) - It won't open until later this week, but shoppers are ready to spend money at the Shops at Grand River in Leeds. It opens this Thursday.

The massive new outlet mall is the biggest mall project in this area in a while. Homeowners in Leeds say they are eager to see the revenue and tax dollars at work in their city.

The new shopping center has hired more than 650 workers. If you are looking for a job, there are dozens still available at the Shops of Grand River. 75 positions are available at various restaurants.

You can send resumes to Interviews are this Thursday and Friday at the Leeds Chamber of Commerce.

The Retirement Systems of Alabama is providing 100% of the funding for the Shops of Grand River. RSA is the primary lender to Raycom Media, parent company of FOX6 WBRC."

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