Jennifer Peterson is the chief executive of Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.
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Easton launched the 2021 holiday season in style on November 19 with our Grand Illumination—a family-friendly, center-wide celebration that included live music, costumed characters, special holiday trees and the simultaneous illumination of more than 2 million lights throughout the whole property.
According to Gallup, just 13% of workers worldwide report being actively engaged at work.
Experience has long been a priority for shopping centers as a way to surprise, delight and engage guests.
In 2015, Campus Partners, the nonprofit real estate arm of The Ohio State University, approached Steiner + Associates to handle the exclusive leasing and management of an exciting, 9-acre redevelopment on 15th Avenue and High Street.
A 2019 McKinsey study on women in the workplace revealed that only 1 in 5 C-suite executives is a woman, and just 1 in 25 is a woman of color.
Throughout Black History Month in February and Women’s History Month in March, Easton is honoring the contributions Black women have made throughout Columbus’ rich history through collaboration with community service group BREATHE, and Columbus historian Rita Fuller-Yates.
Columbus has a strong retail community, but this past year has put the industry in a tailspin. To help the recovery along, CBUS Retail produced a special webisode series titled The Covid Chronicles, which features industry experts and brand leaders sharing knowledge on the current state of the industry, how their organizations have adapted to the times, and their business plans for a post-pandemic world.
Over the past two decades, families from Columbus and across Ohio (and beyond!) have made an annual event of coming to Easton Town Center for a memorable, magical holiday experience.
Easton’s tenant coordination team has overseen 15 retail, restaurant and office grand openings since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March—with several more in active development and expected to open in the coming months.