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.
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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.
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.
Yaromir presented “Creation of a Sustainable Mixed-Use Environment” at the ULI Spring Conference in Seattle on Thursday, May 4th.
Thomas (TJ) Drought Jr. has joined Columbus, Ohio-based Steiner + Associates as Executive Vice President, Advisory Services.
For anyone in the industry, it’s impossible to avoid the topic of online sales and the “dramatic” impact of the internet on traditional brick-and-mortar retail. Many retailers are clearly worried, and others are uncertain about how they should respond to the growth of online retail.
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.
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.
Yaromir Steiner served as a discussion leader at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Dallas on October 26 focusing on building 18-Hour Cities. His presentation was entitled Urban Transformation Tools.
When suburban malls began to stagnate in the early 1990s, the parent company of the retail stalwarts Bath & Body Works and Victoria’s Secret took a chance on a different kind of shopping experience.