Anne Mastin on Dining and Entertainment

2019-04-24T15:17:14+00:00February 20th, 2019|General, Leasing, Mixed-Use, Restaurants, Thought Leadership|

Published in Chain Store Age by Al Urbanski When Yaromir Steiner introduced Easton Town Center to Columbus, Ohio, 25 years ago, he was also introducing the concept of placemaking to the retail real estate industry. This many years later, mall and shopping center developers are all subscribing to his idea of providing quality dining and [...]

Shake Shack Opens Second Ohio Location at Easton

2019-04-24T15:17:38+00:00February 1st, 2019|General, Leasing, Restaurants|

Published in Chain Store Age by Jennifer Setteducato Ohio’s most popular retail destination is gaining a cult favorite. This summer, Shake Shack will open its second Ohio location at Easton Town Center in Columbus. The 3,523-sq.-ft. burger joint will feature an outdoor patio and seating for more than 100 guests. Like all Shake Shack locations, [...]

Q&A: ShopLAB Gives Smaller Retailers a Big Presence

2019-04-24T15:03:56+00:00January 17th, 2019|General, Leasing, Thought Leadership|

Published in Ancillary Retail Retailers looking to access and customize a pop-up space now have a new tool: ShopLAB, which recently opened at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. ShopLAB is a 500-square-foot store space which opened this fall at the mall. It’s intended to be utilized both by online brands looking to give customers [...]

Cinépolis headed for Lake Nona

2018-08-14T19:54:01+00:00August 14th, 2018|General, Mixed-Use|

By Al Urbanski | Chain Store Age Tavistock Development and Steiner + Associates have lifted the curtain on their star entertainment tenant at Lake Nona Town Center in Florida and it’s Cinépolis. One of the pioneers of the plush-seat cinema experience — complete with bar and waiter service — Mexico-based Cinépolis operates in 14 countries [...]

Developers Sign Nine New Tenants to $225 Million Easton Town Center in Ohio

2018-08-14T19:59:25+00:00August 7th, 2018|General, Mixed-Use|

Published in The Latest News | Shopping Center Business Columbus, Ohio — Steiner + Associates, L Brands and Georgetown Co., co-developers of Easton Town Center in Columbus, have signed nine new tenants to the $225 million mixed-use center. The new retailers will occupy a combined 40,000 square feet. Seabolt & Co. and Marine Layer are already [...]

Exploring next-gen shopping centers

2018-05-22T17:05:06+00:00May 15th, 2018|General|

By Al Urbanski, Chain Store Age The challenges facing developers and retailers as they plan for the shopping venues of tomorrow were brought home by a panel of shopping center executives at the SPECS session, “Shopping Venues of Tomorrow,” moderated by Lou Allevato, principal, HFA. “There are many types of retail,” said Yaromir Steiner, CEO [...]

An Alternate Universe of Shopping in Ohio

2017-10-20T16:49:51+00:00October 20th, 2017|Community, General, Mixed-Use|

For shoppers, this city of 860,000 smack in the middle of a swing state, can feel like an alternate reality, a place where up is down and down is up. Frumpy department stores feature personal shopping services and boutique wellness amenities. Workaday grocery stores like Kroger offer exotic fruits and freshly baked artisan breads.

Amazon isn’t the biggest problem

2017-08-10T14:48:23+00:00August 10th, 2017|General|

The problem with retail isn’t too much Amazon; it’s too many stores. The retail world is in the midst of a culling, or sorts. As many as 9,000 stores are expected to close by the end of the year with names as varied in size and scope as Sears, Macy’s, Payless Shoesource, Gymboree, Abercrombie & Fitch and Radio Shack all slimming down and some, such as The Limited and H.H. Gregg, going away completely.