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Outlets of Mississippi

The Outlets of Mississippi is located in a severely distressed census tract and the Delta Regional Authority zone, a food desert, and a locally designated development zone.

Project highlights


Type: Retail

Location: Pearl, MS; Metro


Federal NMTC Allocation: $10,000,000

State (MS) NMTC Allocation:$10,000,000


Construction Jobs: 1,094

Jobs created and retained: 675

Outlets of Mississippi Outlets of Mississippi

The Outlets of Mississippi is a 315,000 square foot outlet center development in Pearl, Mississippi. 


The primary purpose of this project was to create employment opportunities for the surrounding low-income community. The project stimulated investments of over $80 million in Pearl, Mississippi and surrounding Rankin County and created approximately 300 jobs during construction and 1,600 full-time jobs within 18 months of closing the transaction. This project is part of a catalytic development plan to revitalize this area in central Mississippi.


Project Impact

  • The majority of the jobs created by this project are held by low-income persons
  • Tenants of the Outlets use the local WIN job center as a source to secure talent
  • New businesses have entered the market to help meet the needs of the community