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Cincinnati Premium Outlets closes as part of company’s nationwide halt for coronavirus

Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe
Posted at 9:21 AM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 09:21:25-04

MONROE, Ohio — Simon Property Group will temporarily close all of its retail properties, including malls, premium outlets and mills in the United States, the Journal-News reports.

That includes Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe. The measure started at 7 p.m. Wednesday and will end March 29.

The New York-based real estate investment trust said the move comes after extensive discussions with federal, state and local officials and in recognition of the need to address the spread of COVID-19.

“The health and safety of our shoppers, retailers and employees is of paramount importance and we are taking this step to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities,” said David Simon, chairman, CEO and president of Simon.

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