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Carter’s, the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, has signed a lease for its first Flushing location – a 4,000-square-foot space in Sky View Center. The addition of Carter’s to the 700,000-square-foot mall brings yet another national retailer to Sky View Center, expanding the mall’s offering of national brands while reinforcing it as a destination for value shopping.

“Carter’s is a great addition to the wide array of tenants at Sky View Center,” says Michael Dana, president of Onex Real Estate Partners, owner/developer of Sky View Center. “We are focused on meeting today’s shopper demand by creating a merchandise mix in our center that offers brand names at a value oriented price. Carter’s is a great fit.”

Specializing in apparel for babies and young children, Carter’s is known for its thoughtful details and wide array of clothing options. It owns the largest share of the $22 billion baby and young children’s apparel market (ages zero to seven) in the United States with a broad product assortment that includes baby, sleepwear, play clothes and related accessories.

“This will be our second Queens store and is a good step for the company in further expanding its presence in New York City,” says Sean McHugh, Vice President of Investor Relations at Carter’s. “Sky View Center is a shopping destination with strong, relevant retailers, solid foot traffic and a prime location.”

Carter’s will join the ever-growing list of retailers at Sky View Center, which is currently anchored by Target, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Marshall’s, Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Bob’s Discount Furniture, Chuck E. Cheese’s and the specialty Asian supermarket Sky Foods. The store is currently expected to open in spring 2013.

Established in 1865, Carter’s, Inc. owns the popular baby and child brands Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Child of Mine, Just One You, Genuine Kids andPrecious Firsts. Carter’s offers families quality apparel and accessories for children at an affordable price. With over 500 company-operated brick-and-mortar stores throughout the country along with its carters.com and oshkosh.com websites, Carter’s brands and products are also sold at a variety of department stores, national chains and specialty retailers both domestically and internationally.

About Sky View Center

Located in Flushing, Queens, Sky View Center is the region’s largest mixed-use, multi-level shopping destination in the neighborhood offering a growing mix of premier national retail stores for women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, shoes, electronics, home furnishings, entertainment, groceries, cosmetics and over 30,000 square-feet of full service dining restaurants. The regional mall sits within a vibrant neighborhood with an incredible population density of more than 750,000 people that live within a three miles vicinity, while offering a six-level parking garage with capacity for 2,400 vehicles and offers three hours of free parking every day. Sky View Center is a short distance away from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (U.S. Open) and the brand new Citi Field Stadium for the New York Mets.
Sky View Center is located at 40-24 College Point Boulevard. For more information, please visit www.skyviewcenter.com.

About Carter’s, Inc.

Carter’s, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’sand OshKosh B’gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 600 Company-operated stores in the United States and Canada and on-line atwww.carters.com and www.oshkoshbgosh.com. The Company’s Just One You, Precious Firsts, and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, and its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.

About Sky View Parc

Conveniently located above Sky View Center is Queens’ most extraordinary luxury condominium towers Sky View Parc. Conceived by award-winning architectural design firm, Perkins Eastman, and feng shui-validated, Sky View Parc’s elegantly appointed residences showcase studios to three-bedroom residences available for immediate occupancy. The contemporary homes at Sky View Parc overlook a four-acre landscaped rooftop garden and sanctuary, which provides an urban outdoor oasis for residents complete with tranquil gardens, alfresco dining and barbeque grills, and children’s play areas that offer unparalleled views of the New York City skyline. Residents also enjoy unrivaled amenities including a state-of-the-art health club & fitness center complete with whirlpool, steam room and saunas, a themed children’s playroom and entertainment lounge, plus a basketball court, two full-sized tennis courts, a golf putting green and a running track for sports aficionados. A 24-hour staffed lobby, concierge service and a first-class professional property management company are on-site.
For more information, please visit www.skyviewparc.com.

About Onex

Founded in 1984, Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful investment firms whose businesses generate annual revenues of $37 billion, have assets of $41 billion and employ approximately 246,000 people worldwide. Onex Real Estate Partners is dedicated to acquiring and adding value to real estate assets throughout North America. For more information on Onex, visit its website at www.onex.com.

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