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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
Restaurants have long served as critical components in the experiential equation of Steiner + Associates town centers. “Eating out is in,” said Yaromir Steiner. “Whether it is a chef-driven concept or a fast-casual restaurant, dining is an inherently social activity that elevates the destination status of a community, drives traffic and captures coveted discretionary dollars.
With record breaking attendance and tremendous energy, the 2015 ICSC New York Dealmaking Conference kicked off this morning at the Javits Center. Steiner + Associates’ leasing team is hosting back-to-back meetings all day today and tomorrow with many of the biggest and best names in retail, restaurant and entertainment.
Easton Town Center, a 1.7 million-sq.-ft. “New Urban” shopping center, has announced that 13 new tenants have signed lease agreements to be included in the shopping center’s new 500,000-sq.-ft. north district, Easton Gateway.
A total of 13 tenants have signed new leases at Easton Town Center, a 1.7-million-square-foot New Urban shopping center in Columbus, Ohio. These new tenants will operate from the center’s new 500,000-square-foot north district, Easton Gateway.
Nurturing just about anything–A house, plant, toddler, a romantic relationship—requires a deft touch. The same is true of the fragile independent stores that shopping center owners and managers are increasingly seeking to incubate. Lavish too much attention on any fragile thing, after all, and it may become weak and dependent.