Shopping Centers Today July 2015


Featured Articles

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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

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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

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

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Retailing Today

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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

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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

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

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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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