The regional mall is supposed to be a dead concept. Open-air centers are what customers want. Right? It turns out that in this case the old dog can be taught new tricks. The story of Retail Traffic's 21st Annual Superior Achievement in Design and Imaging (SADI) awards...
Designers of today’s food courts and other common areas at regional malls draw inspiration from other spheres such as spas, hotels and lively cityscapes—and notably not the food courts of yesteryear....More
Developers building new retail centers and repositioning old ones in today's market climate can take comfort in the fact that they can still create enticing spaces without spending a lot of money....More
As national retail chains pull back growth strategies amid same-store sales figures that are the worst in decades, mixed-use projects that had been in the works for years are suddenly being thrown into disarray...More
Mixed-use development has been a hot topic in the U.S. for the past few years. But in the race to get projects done quickly, developers may have lost touch with what makes such environments thrive...More