Now that Rosemont is building it, people are expected to come in droves to shop for jobs at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago before the upscale mall's opening Aug. 1.
A job fair dedicated to filling the roughly 2,000 jobs the mall is expected to generate is scheduled for Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road in Rosemont.
The 530,000-square-foot property, located just south of Balmoral Avenue off the Tri-State Tollway, will house more than 130 retailers, restaurants and service-oriented stores within ane enclosed, multilevel mall.
Employers participating in the job fair are: Allied Barton Security, American Eagle Outfitters, Andrew Marc, Bags, Inc., BCBG Max Azria, Bloomingdale's The Outlet Store, Calvin Klein, Clarks & Bostonian Outlet, Coach, Crocs, DKNY, Famous Footwear Outlet, G.H. Bass & Co., Guess Factory, Helzberg Diamonds, Herve Leger, Hugo Boss, Jockey, Juicy Couture, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, L.K Bennett London, Lucky Brand, Max Studio, Michael Kors Outlet, Pace Suburban Bus, Perry Ellis, Ports 1961, Puma, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Samsonite Company Store, Sarar, Skechers, Sperry Top-Sider, Saucony Outlet Store, Stride Rite, Theory, True Religion Brand Jeans, Van Heusen, Vilebrequin, Villagio, Watch Station, and Wilson's Leather.
The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parking for jobseekers is located on Williams Street across from the convention center, behind Embassy Suites Hotel. Garage parking also is available. Parking validation will be provided for applicants who park in the designated convention center parking spots on either day of the fair.
For more information about Fashion Outlets of Chicago, visit fashionoutletsofchicago.com.