Bayer Properties, the owner and developer of the mixed-use center, planned its construction over multiple phases, phases I, II, III, IV & VI contain 544,205 SF Gross Leasable Area. The first phase was a collection of 30 retailers and restaurants including Parisian (now Belk) and Barnes & Noble. The second phase included an additional 20 retailers including Gap. The third phase was opened with the anchor of Saks Fifth Avenue. The fourth phase includes some 20 to 30 additional retailers and restaurants. Bayer Properties has trademarked the brand “The Summit” and is in process of building other centers featuring the Summit name brand in other markets. The newest phase includes 50,000 SF of class A office space and parking deck.