Shopping Centers Today September 2016

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Getting into outlets

Independent developers are breaking into the outlet business in pursuit of a shrinking pool of coveted sites.

— SCT September 2016
Boosting mall income — SCT September 2016
Conduit conundrum — SCT September 2016

The Common Area


Malls are increasingly adopting customer loyalty programs similar to those run by retailers for years.

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News Makers


Jane Lisy helps landlords choose and get the best out of new technology.

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Off-price buyers made 75 percent of the apparel purchases across all retail channels in the past year, says NPD

— SCT September 2016
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The Bottom Line


Retail REITs reported strong leasing activity and occupancy growth in the second quarter. “We have replaced or are replacing 15 department stores with 31 tenants,” said PREIT CEO CEO Joseph F. Coradino.

— SCT September 2016
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Center Stage


A $30 million renovation has transformed Philadelphia Mills (formerly Franklin Mills).

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On the Ground


Silicon Valley's enticing demographics and dense population has retailers clamoring for space.

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