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  • 05-17-23

    The Mall’s Metamorphosis: Toronto’s Final Urban Frontier

    Shopping malls, the once-bustling hubs of commerce and community, are now facing an uncertain future in light of relentless urbanization and population growth. But as the city evolves, so too must these giants. At the 2023 ULI Spring Meeting in Toronto, industry leaders tackled this very question in the panel titled “Reimagining the Mall: The Final Urban Frontier.”

  • October

  • 10-27-22

    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.

  • February

  • 02-04-22

    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.

  • January

  • 01-27-22

    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.

  • December

  • 12-13-21

    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.

  • 12-13-21

    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.

  • April

  • 04-26-21

    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.

  • February

  • 02-18-21

    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.

  • November

  • 11-23-20

    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.

  • 11-16-20

    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.