Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. ( ) is a TANG-ər real estate investment trust headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that invests in shopping centers containing outlet stores.
As of December 31, 2017, the company owned 36 shopping centers comprising 12.9 million square feet and over 2,600 stores.
The company's largest tenants are
Gap, Ascena Retail Group, Nike, Inc., PVH, H&M, Ralph Lauren Corporation, and VF Corporation.
Notable properties owned by the company include
Tanger Outlets The Walk, Tanger Outlets Southaven (Memphis), Tanger Outlets Pittsburgh Tanger Outlets Foxwoods, Tanger Outlets Ottawa and Tangier Outlets Columbus. 
Stanley Tanger opened the Burlington Manufacturer's Outlet Center in Burlington, North Carolina.
In May 1993, the company incorporated as a real estate investment trust and became a
public company via an initial public offering.
In January 2009, Steven B. Tanger, the son of the founder and the namesake of the
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts, became president and CEO of the company.
In October 2010, the founder died.
In January 2011, the company announced a 50/50
joint venture with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust to develop outlet malls in Canada.
In June 2011, the company formed a joint venture with
Simon Property Group to develop a shopping center south of Houston, Texas.
In October 2015, the company sold 5 shopping centers for $150.7 million.
In April 2019, the company sold 4 shopping centers to Singerman Real Estate and The Outlet Resource Group for $130.5 million. 
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"Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. 2017 Form 10-K Annual Report". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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"Photo Release -- Tanger Outlet Centers Mourns the Passing of Their Founder, Stanley K. Tanger" (Press release). Globe Newswire. October 24, 2010.
"Tanger Outlets Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of Its Initial Public Offering" (Press release). PR Newswire. May 28, 2013.
"RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. Announce Joint Venture Agreement to Develop Outlet Mall Concepts in Canada" (Press release). Globe Newswire. January 24, 2011.
"Tanger Outlet Centers and Simon Property Group Announce a Joint Venture to Develop a Tanger Outlet Center South of Houston, Texas" (Press release). PR Newswire. June 30, 2011.
"Tanger Closes on the Sale of Five Non-Core Outlet Centers" (Press release). PR Newswire. October 5, 2015.
Ryan, Meg (April 2, 2019). "Ocean City's Tanger outlet sold; new stores coming soon". Salisbury Daily Times . Retrieved . August 2, 2019
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