Shopping Centers Today September 2014

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The young and the restless

Today’s teens are in many ways different from what their elders were as adolescents, which has mall owners rethinking their marketing approach.

— SCT September 2014
Saving Britain’s High Streets — SCT September 2014
Canada’s outlet sector catches up — SCT September 2014
Taubman is latest REITs to prune portfolio — SCT September 2014
In my opinion: Municipalities should welcome eager-to-grow retailers — SCT September 2014

The Common Area


Despite an array of omni-channel shopping options available, physical stores continue to be customers’ preferred shopping channel and a place where the most significant consumer and retailer value is created, according to a survey of 2,500 U.S. shoppers.

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News Makers


Erin Bremen, Pine Tree's new vice president of acquisitions and due diligence, will hardly be intimidated by any of the robust volumes or the multitasking.

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Retailing Today


Swim schools are front-crawling their way into grocery-anchored centers, lifestyle centers and even major malls, and some are finding high visibility and excellent co-tenancy as they do.

— SCT September 2014
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The Bottom Line


New developments are on the boards again at many REITs.

— SCT September 2014
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Center Stage


In reviving Garden City Center, the Boston-based Wilder Cos. did as much harking back to the open-air project’s past as looking ahead to its future. Built in 1948, the Cranston, R.I., mixed-use property was conceived as a walkable neighborhood center.

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On the Ground


Like Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Santiago and Shanghai, among others, Australia’s second-largest city is now a model of the transforming effects of globalization.

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