The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

February 20, 2014

Concord Mills adds Sea Life Charlotte-Concord to its brand of shopping


Thursday, February 20, 2014 — CONCORD – Concord Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in North Carolina, has added Sea Life Charlotte-Concord to its roster of popular retail stores, plus family dining and entertainment options. Sea Life Charlotte-Concord will further solidify Concord Mills’ position as a leading attraction for local shoppers and visitors from across the U.S. and beyond, according to the shopping giant.


"Concord Mills is thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of Sea Life Charlotte-Concord, which adds another dimension to our unique brand of shopping with great retail, dining and entertainment all under one roof,” said Ray Soporowski, general manager at Concord Mills. 

“This much-anticipated family attraction is the perfect fit for Concord Mills, enhancing our already celebrated shopping experience with more stores, more value and more fun.”


Now open at Entry 7 at Concord Mills, the new Sea Life Charlotte-Concord will provide a fun, interactive and educational experience for kids and adults with more than 5,000 sea creatures and more than 20 spectacular displays of diverse marine life with everything from shrimp and starfish to seahorses, sharks and rays.  The aquarium also features a shoaling ring, an indoor play area and a 360-degree viewing tunnel surrounded on all sides by water.


“Sea Life Charlotte-Concord is proud to join the incredible group of shopping, dining and entertainment options at Concord Mills,” said Trisha Ruf, general manager of Sea Life Charlotte-Concord. 

“We look forward to providing families visiting the mall with an interactive, educational experience they won’t find anywhere else in our area."