The McArthurGlen Group is the leading European owner, developer and operator of designer outlet stores and was founded in 1993 by the Kaempfer Partners. McArthurGlen is the pioneer of outlet malls in Europe and has developed over 7.5 million square feet (700,000 m2) of retails space. The group operates 26 designer outlets in over ten countries at the moment: Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain as well as the United Kingdom. The centers offer fashion lovers a dynamic and high quality shopping experience and exhibit the most sought after luxury, designer and lifestyle brands at reasonable prices all year round.