Exploring next-gen shopping centers

2018-05-22T17:05:06+00:00 May 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 August 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.

The Future is the Careful Curation of Space

2017-05-25T18:32:12+00:00 May 25th, 2017|General, Mixed-Use, Thought Leadership|

GlobeSt.com caught up with retail expert Anne Mastin, EVP of retail real estate at Steiner + Associates at the 2017 RECon, to talk about how retail is no longer about just filling a box and what she thinks the future will look like.

The Future of Retail: Yaromir Steiner Talks Experiential Environments

2017-05-05T13:43:13+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Community, General, Mixed-Use, Thought Leadership|

The days of the traditional shopping mall are behind us, making way for lifestyle and entertainment options where traditional big-box anchor tenants once stood.

Lake Nona Featured in Shopping Center Business Smart Growth

2017-05-05T13:41:11+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Community, General|

In a city known worldwide for bringing immersive and engaging environments to life and where more than 66 million visitors converge annually for leisure time activities, an innovative, next generation master-planned community is well underway.

Yaromir Steiner To Lead Retail Reinvention Class At RECON

2017-05-05T13:39:48+00:00 May 8th, 2017|General, Thought Leadership|

Regarded as one of the most thoughtful and admired real estate visionaries in the country, Yaromir Steiner will present an ICSC continuing education workshop titled Reinvention: Property Redevelopment and Repositioning at RECon 2017.