The Business of Doing Good

2020-03-05T19:45:47+00:00March 5th, 2020|Community, Retail, Thought Leadership|

For the past century, businesses and corporations around the world have often engaged in the kind of profit-seeking motives that require an excuse. American companies, in particular, have long been virgorated by a type of ruthless and relentless drive for growth—proliferated through ideas like Milton Friedman’s shareholder theory which argued that, above all else, company [...]

Easton Named #1 of Top 10 Retail Center Experiences

2019-07-25T19:15:24+00:00July 19th, 2019|Awards, Mixed-Use, Thought Leadership|

Published in Chain Store Age By Al Urbanski | July 19, 2019 In a search for innovators in experiential retail, Chain Store Age asked readers to nominate retail centers worthy of being named among the Top 10 Retail Center Experiences in the nation. Some you’ve heard of, some are fairly new, but all the members [...]

Preparing for Expected Growth in Central Ohio

2019-07-25T19:03:35+00:00July 15th, 2019|Community, Residential, Thought Leadership|

Published in UrbanLand By Katarina Karac | July 15, 2019 The population of Columbus, Ohio, is growing rapidly, surpassing that of San Francisco, according to U.S. Census Bureau data from 2018. Central Ohio is on a path to become a region of 3 million people by 2050. In light of the expected growth, local leaders, [...]

The Shopping Center and Well-Being Connection

2019-07-25T19:44:09+00:00May 24th, 2019|Community, Thought Leadership|

LAS VEGAS—On the “here comes health care” panel at ICSC RECon 2019, panelists talked about how consumers want greater service and support from their healthcare provider and with that comes the convenience of adding providers in shopping centers. According to a recent retail report from JLL, for example, shopping centers have realized that healthcare services [...]

Winning Recipe for Mixed-Use Development

2019-07-24T19:33:49+00:00May 8th, 2019|Mixed-Use, Thought Leadership|

Read complete profile: Heartland Real Estate Business Easton Town Center, which was developed by L Brands, The Georgetown Company and Steiner + Associates 20 years ago, is undergoing a $500 million expansion largely to incorporate residential space. Phase I of residential construction will include 350 units, followed by a second phase of 400 units. The 1,300-acre [...]

Making and Breaking the Mold

2019-07-24T19:32:11+00:00May 6th, 2019|Mixed-Use, Thought Leadership|

Published in Shopping Center Business At age 20, Easton Town Center has maintained its position by breaking new ground Overview Easton is a 1,300-acre mixed-use property in Columbus, Ohio created by The Georgetown Company and L Brands with over 12 million square feet developed to date. Easton Town Center, co-developed by The Georgetown Company and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How To Reinvent, Redevelopment And Reposition Successfully

2018-05-25T14:13:26+00:00May 21st, 2018|Community, Thought Leadership|

BY NATALIE DOLCE, NATIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR In the opening workshop session, held Sunday morning at ICSC’s RECon Convention, Yaromir Steiner, CEO of Steiner + Associates, talked about how understanding the difference in need based services versus want base services is key. The workshop defined new approaches to create or bring existing retail real estate environments [...]

Shakeouts, Silver Linings Ahead for Retail in 2018

2017-12-12T19:49:06+00:00December 12th, 2017|Mixed-Use, Thought Leadership|

At ICSC's New York Deal Making event, industry veterans offered varied perspectives on the challenges facing the sector, and attempted to correct misconceptions that have emerged during a challenging year.