Ross Dress For Less Opens Saturday Adjacent To Northgate Mall

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Northgate Mall announces the grand opening of Ross Dress for Less. The new store opens in the associated center just across from Northgate Mall.  

The grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, at 8:45 a.m. with a ribbon cutting and community gift donation to The Boys and Girls Club of Chattanooga. In addition to the grand opening festivities, the Fall Dress Event is happening at Ross Dress for Less right now, and shoppers will find hundreds of fashions and dresses for 20-60% off during this event.

“Ross Dress for Less offers discounted brand name fashions for men, women, kids and home and will be an exceptional addition to the associated center at Northgate Mall. It joins a long list of stores currently under construction or who have opened their doors at Northgate Mall as a part of our renovation," said Steve Banks, gneral manager of Northgate Mall.  “Auntie Anne’s and Michaels opened in September and Old Navy is under construction now, with a grand opening scheduled for January 2014. We anticipate showcasing all of the transformations later this Fall.”

CBL is underway with a number of improvements to the Northgate Mall complex, including a multi-million dollar renovation of the mall. The renovation includes enhancements to the interior and exterior of Northgate Mall. The main entrance is receiving updates and portions of the parking lot are being repaved. Remodeling inside the mall includes new soft seating areas, new flooring as well as ceiling and lighting upgrades and will be completed next month.   


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