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.

Landlords take stakes in food tenants

2017-05-03T23:27:58+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Community, Mixed-Use|

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.”

The Town Builders

2017-05-03T23:27:59+00:00 November 4th, 2016|General, Mixed-Use, Residential, Thought Leadership|

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.

Dining Experience

2017-05-03T23:27:59+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Leasing, Mixed-Use, Thought Leadership|

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.