April 20, 2017 12:21 pm
Updated: April 20, 2017 10:42 pm

Winnipeg outlet mall starting to take shape for grand opening

WATCH: Global's Lorraine Nickel went received a sneak peek at the Winnipeg's new outlet mall.


WINNIPEG — Get ready Winnipeg, the long anticipated outlet mall is opening in less than two weeks.

Workers are still frantically putting the finishing touches on the Outlet Collection Winnipeg, located on the corner of Kenaston Boulevard and Sterling Lyon Parkway. Global News was able to get a sneak peek inside Thursday.

As soon as you walk inside you can smell fresh paint. The first thing you’ll notice is the wide open hallways and bright natural light coming in from the ceiling.

READ MORE: Winnipeg outlet mall to open in May, more retailers announced

Over 1,200 workers are still rushing to put the finishing touches on signs and décor, while staff have started hanging racks and shelves.

The 400,000 square foot mall has room for 100 retailers, currently 92 spaces are full, including 15 restaurants and coffee shops who are moving in their products this week. The projects’ team promises the mall will be ready for opening day, May 3 at 10 a.m.

There are more than 2,300 parking spots, bike trails nearby and a bus stop just outside the west doors.

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