12801 West Sunrise Boulevard
Sunrise, FL 33323
Republic’s Chairman, Richard L. Kramer, was a co-founder of the predecessor company to the Mills Corporation, a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) that owned, developed, managed and marketed a portfolio of retail and entertainment destinations.
Mr. Kramer was also a co-general partner in the development of Potomac Mills, Franklin Mills, Sawgrass Mills and Gurnee Mills.
Located approximately 15 minutes from the Ft. Lauderdale International Airport, in the town of Sunrise, Sawgrass Mills is one of the world’s largest shopping outlet malls. Encompassing approximately two miles, the facility contains over 300 specialty shops, two food courts and numerous other restaurants and entertainment diversions.
Shaped to resemble an alligator, the mall is home to many brand name discounters and retail outlets including the JC Penney Outlet Store, Off 5TH Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, The Sports Authority and Ron Jon Surf Shop. It is home to an 18-cinema complex and unique dining establishments like Hard Rock Cafe, The Cheesecake Factory, Wolfgang Puck Cafe and Nathan’s.