I hear–and see–a lot of hand-wringing and uncertainty in the industry today. Far too many retailers have let the online boogeyman get in their head and influence their decision-making and resource allocation.
The winners of ICSC’s 2016 Design & Development Awards were announced on December 1 at the ICSC CenterBuild Conference in Phoenix, Arizona and Steiner + Associates’ Easton Gateway District was honored as a winner. The ICSC Design & Development Awards honor outstanding achievement in the design and development of retail properties and retail store design.
When owners start taking equity stakes in their food tenants, the traditional roles can blur in some interesting ways, notes Spencer Bomar, an Atlanta-based principal of the national retail group at Avison Young. “In some cases [landlords] are partnering with chefs, and it is going as far as them sharing in the percentage rent,” he said. “They are becoming true business partners.”
Developers have stopped building malls and started making places. Consumers who can buy anything they desire using the little computers in their pockets no longer have to drive to the mall for a new dress, sofa or TV. At the same time, Americans are becoming more urban and they will walk to stores if they are in their neighborhoods.
Yaromir Steiner served as a discussion leader at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Dallas on October 26 focusing on building 18-Hour Cities. His presentation was entitled Urban Transformation Tools. In his presentation, Yaromir went into great detail around five themes that he believes are crucial to the success of existing or emerging mixed-use communities. They included: [...]
Commercial Property Executive, September 25, 2016 By Amanda Marsh With urbanism, technology and demographic shifts transforming commercial real estate faster than ever, the industry is poised to look drastically different within the next decade. Four thought leaders share their perspectives on where its headed. Read More
The newest demographic groups may have very particular preferences, but technology, building materials and design innovations offer plenty of alternatives to stay on pace. A look at upcoming trends in how people live, work and play will help you to determine how best to improve your properties.
When suburban malls began to stagnate in the early 1990s, the parent company of the retail stalwarts Bath & Body Works and Victoria’s Secret took a chance on a different kind of shopping experience.
A developer of the Four Bridges community, the visionary behind Liberty Center and a leader of Premier Health are all being honored for their efforts to improve their communities.