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Five Fundamental Changes Driving the Future of Shopping Centers | Chain Store Age

Five Fundamental Changes Driving the Future of Shopping Centers | Chain Store Age | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
As tens of thousands of retail real estate industry members head to Las Vegas for ICSC’s annual RECon event, I find myself reflecting on the evolution of the industry and the fundamental changes that will affect the shopping center business over the next five years.
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Dubai developers to build brand-new £3bn 'tourist city' in Bosnia | Europe | News | The Independent

Dubai developers to build brand-new £3bn 'tourist city' in Bosnia | Europe | News | The Independent | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
A brand-new £3.3bn “tourist city” will be built in Bosnia by a Dubai-based developer, an illustration of how the former Yugoslav country has become a magnet for Gulf investors. The city, including thousands of homes, several hotels, a shopping mall and a hospital will be built in Trnovo, south of Saravejo, in the Serb-dominated Republika Srpska region. The town currently has a population of little more than 2,000.
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Green wall in Chile - Open Plaza Mall - YouTube

Video of the growth of vertical garden made in the Open Plaza shopping center in Ovalle, Chile, by Paisajismo Urbano and Terraflor. See all pictures of the p...
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Coming soon: Singapore's Jewel Changi, the world's most awesome airport?

Coming soon: Singapore's Jewel Changi, the world's most awesome airport? | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
With a gigantic waterfall, forest hikes, playgrounds and sunshine, Singapore's new airport complex could make delays and layovers a pleasure.
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Bouygues Begins Work on €90m Marseille Shopping Centre

Bouygues Begins Work on €90m Marseille Shopping Centre | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Bouygues Construction property development subsidiary Cirmad Grand Sud is starting work on a €90 million (£71 million) shopping centre which is located close to Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome football stadium. The construction of The Prado Shopping Centre will be carried out …
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Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London's Tower Bridge

Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London's Tower Bridge | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Scary vertical views get scarier when the glass beneath your feet starts breaking. Luckily there was no danger when it happened in London.
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MAPIC: The future of retail

MAPIC: The future of retail | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
The 20th installment of MAPIC in Cannes is both marked by the mega-trends of globalisation and digitalisation. During the kick-off conference, important representatives from t...
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A New Use for Shipping Containers: Stores

A New Use for Shipping Containers: Stores | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
The move gives access to tight real estate, owners say. But it’s not necessarily cheaper.
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‘Climate Ribbon’ Puts Wind Behind Miami Project

‘Climate Ribbon’ Puts Wind Behind Miami Project | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Swire Properties’ “Climate Ribbon,” which uses nature to cool outdoor air, is starting to take form at the huge $1 billion Brickell City Center development in Miami.
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Candlestick Park to Make Way for a Mall

Candlestick Park to Make Way for a Mall | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
National home-builder Lennar Corp. has joined with mall owner Macerich Corp. in planning to develop a luxury-outlet mall as the anchor of a redevelopment of San Francisco’s Candlestick Point.
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100 shops, a cinema and 25 restaurants in Buchanan Galleries expansion plan

100 shops, a cinema and 25 restaurants in Buchanan Galleries expansion plan | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
A DECISION on plans to build a £400million extension to Glasgow's Buchanan Galleries shopping mall could be taken in as little as eight weeks.
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Sears Wants To Demolish Aventura Mall Store, Build Open-Air Shopping Center

Sears Wants To Demolish Aventura Mall Store, Build Open-Air Shopping Center | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Sears is planning to demolish their store at Aventura Mall (which they own), and redevelop the site into a mixed-use project called Esplanade at Aventura. Esplanade will include a hotel, shops, and restaurants. This is the second planned expansion of the mall submitted this year. Separate plans for a new three-story wing were submitted by …
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Al Ghurair Centre To Spend An Additional Dhs60m On Mall Revamp

Al Ghurair Centre To Spend An Additional Dhs60m On Mall Revamp | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
The latest renovation will add an 80,000 square feet Carrefour hypermarket, around 50 new retail brands and a number of street-based restaurants to the mall.
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Is this the shopping centre of the future?

Is this the shopping centre of the future? | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
The eco-friendly plan uses rainwater and solar power to help reduce the country's carbon footprint
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The energy consumption of the entire building will be 70% less than tradition shopping centres.

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From shark aquariums to ski hills: The world's most eye-popping malls

From shark aquariums to ski hills: The world's most eye-popping malls | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Around the world, some shopping malls are truly spectacular, such as the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, which houses a full indoor ski hill, as well as an underground aquarium and shark tunnel.
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US’s CBRE to engage in talks with Turkey’s Metro | Money | Daily Sabah

US’s CBRE to engage in talks with Turkey’s Metro | Money | Daily Sabah | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
The U.S.-based CBRE, a consulting firm offering service for the real estate sector and shopping malls, has been engaged in talks with Metro Properties to gain a larger foothold in Turkey. CBRE manages over 150 shopping malls, offers real estate consultancy... | Daily Sabah
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London’s architecture lacks Berlin’s sense of culture, says Chipperfield

London’s architecture lacks Berlin’s sense of culture, says Chipperfield | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Leading British architect, who works in both cities, bemoans lack of public realm and discussion of buildings’ meaning in Britain
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George Lucas' Chicago museum 'looks like palace for Jabba the Hutt'

George Lucas' Chicago museum 'looks like palace for Jabba the Hutt' | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
First look at architectural designs for Lucas Museum for Narrative Art draws range of reaction from snide comments to admiration Blog: George Lucas, your fans just want a Star Wars museum The sketches of Star Wars creator George Lucas’ Chicago...
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The Whitney Museum’s new Renzo Piano–designed location to open May 1, 2015

The Whitney Museum’s new Renzo Piano–designed location to open May 1, 2015 | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
The Whitney Museum announces its new Renzo Piano–designed building will open May 1, 2015
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Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi's largest shopping destination, opens

Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi's largest shopping destination, opens | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
The largest shopping and entertainment destination in Abu Dhabi, Yas Mall, opened to the public today, a few days ahead of the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Terra Does Land Deal with Witkoff for Sunset Strip Development

Terra Does Land Deal with Witkoff for Sunset Strip Development | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Terra—the Latin word for “ground"—is becoming all the more relevant for one firm. Terra Capital Partners closed its third land deal as the mezzanine lender continues to shift its attention to non-income-producing and transitional assets for established sponsors. The New York-based firm provided a $25 million mezzanine loan to fund the Witkoff Group’s acquisition and pre-development…
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PDX retail: When the airport looks like a mall

PDX retail: When the airport looks like a mall | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
More big Oregon restaurant and retail names are coming -- Mo's Seafood & Chowder, Columbia Sportswear and Henry's Tavern, which is adding it…
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Roy Higgs Selected for Istanbul Retail

Roy Higgs Selected for Istanbul Retail | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
US architectural firm Roy Higgs International has been retained to design the retail portion of Metropol Istanbul, a global mixed-use project and architectural landmark of Istanbul that is rising within the borders of the Istanbul International Financial Center in Atasehir.
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Dubai's Mall of the Emirates to complete $272m expansion by early 2015

Dubai's Mall of the Emirates to complete $272m expansion by early 2015 | Commercial Real Estate & Retail News | Scoop.it
Work started 6 months ago and is due to finish in January or February next year
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