Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he's buying Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City

Associated Press

Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein says he plans to buy the Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City.

Blatstein tells the Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1v0TGZd) he has an agreement to buy the high-end shopping center along the Atlantic Ocean. He would not disclose the price.

Continue Reading Below

The 300,000-square-foot facility landed in financial trouble shortly after opening in 2006 and was sold at a foreclosure auction five years later. An investment group that includes U.S. National Bank Association owns the Pier Shops.

The four-level shopping center was designed to put new glitz and glamour into Atlantic City, but its shops opened at the height of the market, just before the economic downturn.

___

Information from: The Press of Atlantic City (N.J.), http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com