Retail Developers Focus on “Density of Experiences,” Deemphasize Fashion
Industry experts speaking at the ULI Fall Meeting said pickleball is just one of the ways developers are taking a fresh look at the retail space as malls seek to rework their tenant mix: by including more outdoor spaces.
In Brief: Ten Brick-and-Mortar Retail Brands to Watch in 2022
According to Placer Labs, these 10 growing retail chains had the foot traffic in 2021 to set them up for future growth in brick-and-mortar retail.
Seizing the Opportunity to Bring Mixed-Use Development to Ailing Malls
After 75 years in operation, Bellevue Square in Bellevue, Washington, is an example of a living organic retail center for the community it serves.
ULI Chicago Panel Recommends Changes to Revive Magnificent Mile
ULI Chicago, with support from the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, is in the process of conducting two Technical Assistance Panels as part of the City of Chicago’s Central City recovery planning efforts. In partnership with DPD and The Magnificent Mile Association, ULI Chicago convened a multi-disciplinary panel of real estate development experts to develop recommendations for redevelopment in the City of Chicago’s downtown.
Navigating Denver’s Connected and Activated Retail Alleys
In Denver’s Lower Downtown (LoDo) neighborhood, an interesting addition to the urban fabric has emerged over the past five years in the form of activated streets and alleyways that serve as a connective tissue for art, entertainment, culture, and gathering. In early October, ULI Colorado’s Building Healthy Places committee hosted a panel to discuss our new age of activated alleyways.
How JLL Retail Is Restructuring Deals, Preserving Key Tenants
SPONSORED CONTENT: When searching for the right property management firm, there are many factors to consider. For instance, are you looking for someone who will simply maintain your asset, or are you seeking a true partner that will work diligently to proactively add value to your investment? At JLL Retail, you’ll find a team of dedicated value creators.
Retail’s Not-So-Artificial Intelligence
ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: Owning retail space has been challenging since the Great Recession. You likely know the reasons why: overbuilding, the internet, rapacious private equity, too many lackluster tenants. You also know that every move you make—every breath you take—is recorded by your mobile phone. This latter circumstance has allowed a clever company to develop possibly the most useful tool for commercial real estate since Hewlett Packard introduced the HP-12C financial calculator in 1981.
Rise of Cloud Kitchens: Roughly Half of Delivered Food in Singapore Coming from Virtual Food Prep Hubs
Well-prepared food of practically any cuisine you can imagine, delivered to you with the help of busy drones and robots. In the not-too-distant future, this could be an everyday reality for people in cities all over the world, said a speaker at the the ULI Asia Pacific Leadership Convivium.
Asia’s Fashion Outlets Pivot to Omnichannel, Focusing on Customer Service
At the 2020 ULI Asia Pacific Leadership Convivium, an international retail CEO shared her experience of engaging with customers, both offline and online, during the COVID-19 pandemic and how working with understanding landlords has helped create win/win outcomes.
In Pursuit of Experience, Bangkok’s New Approach to Retail
Bangkok mastered the art of glitzy retail palaces. Now, authenticity is the favored currency.