Shopping Centers Today September 2015

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Seller beware

Retailers are being pressured to spin off real estate, but short-term gain can mean long-term pain, some warn.

— SCT September 2015
Hong Kong’s biggest challenge — SCT September 2015
Young bucks — SCT September 2015
Running the show — SCT September 2015
Strutting their stuff — SCT September 2015

The Common Area


More shoppers visited Europe’s shopping centers last year than in 2013, according to a survey released in July by ICSC. Footfall rose by 1.2 percent in 2014, based on the survey of eight shopping center landlords that collectively own nearly 400 centers, covering an aggregate 18.6 million square meters (about 200 million square feet) of retail across Europe.

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News Makers


Charming Charlie’s Melissa Boughton is searching for sites as the retailer embarks on its next round of growth.

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Retailing Today


Seaport Studios spearheads the transformation of a famed NYC mall.

— SCT September 2015
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The Bottom Line


Toronto-based department store juggernaut Hudson’s Bay Corp. acquired Galeria Kaufhauf from Metro AG in a $2.9 billion deal.

— SCT September 2015
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Center Stage


Luster returns to Cleveland's version of Milan's Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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On the Ground


Retail helps get a once-hot tourist destination back on its feet.

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