Shopping Centers Today July 2015

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Seeing the invisible

As retailers and landlords embrace big data, so too will consumers welcome the personalized marketing it yields.

— SCT July 2015
All eyes on the fed — SCT July 2015
REITs go back to the city — SCT July 2015
Attention grabbers — SCT July 2015
Mall lab — SCT July 2015

The Common Area


Consumer shopping habits have changed in the 40 years since the first U.S. mall opened, but the venue remains Americans’ favorite place to shop, according to a JLL survey of nearly 3,000 shoppers nationwide.

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News Makers


Kevin Keenan manages a mall he was once hired to clean.

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Retailing Today


Boot Barn boasts of being the largest and fastest-growing lifestyle retail chain devoted to Western-style and work-related footwear, apparel and accessories in the U.S.

— SCT July 2015
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The Bottom Line


There’s still plenty of capital available in all lending segments for the right retail deal with the right tenants.

— SCT July 2015
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Center Stage


Tokyo Skytree is, at 2,080 feet high,  the world’s tallest tower, and the newest must-see destination for domestic and international visitors to Tokyo.

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On the Ground


Boston might be known as Beantown, but those living in its downtown area were finding relatively few places to buy any beans. 

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