Partners' Equity of the Operating Partnership
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2020
|Tanger Properties Limited Partnership [Member]|
|Schedule of Partners' Equity of the Operating Partnership [Line Items]|
|Partners' Equity of the Operating Partnership||Partners' Equity of the Operating Partnership
All units of partnership interest issued by the Operating Partnership have equal rights with respect to earnings, dividends and net assets. When the Company issues common shares upon the exercise of options, the issuance of restricted share awards or the exchange of Class A common limited partnership units, the Operating Partnership issues a corresponding Class B common limited partnership unit to Tanger LP Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Likewise, when the Company repurchases its outstanding common shares, the Operating Partnership repurchases corresponding Class B common limited partnership units held by Tanger LP Trust.
The following table sets forth the changes in outstanding partnership units for the years ended December 31, 2020, 2019 and 2018:
Schedule of Partners' Equity of the Operating Partnership [Line Items]
No definition available.
The entire disclosure for the formation, structure, control and ownership of the partnership. Disclosures related to accounts comprising partners' capital. Includes balances of general partners' capital account, limited partners' capital account, preferred partners' capital account and total partners' capital account and units outstanding; accumulated other comprehensive income; amount and nature of changes to amount of partner's capital and units outstanding by class, rights and privileges for each class of units; distribution policies and distributions paid by unit class; impact of and correction of an error in previously issued financial statements; limitations of partners' liability; redemption, conversion and distribution policies; and deferred compensation related to the issuance of units.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef