In Westminster, Colorado, the city's economic development department is attempting to have the Westminster Mall blighted and thus up for seizing through eminent domain.
Aug 12, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
Retail Traffic Magazine reports that the indoor mall, long declared dead, has weathered the storm of the recession better than expected -- and better than many retail concepts imagined as the next big thing.
Aug 2, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
Mall operators across the country were getting requests for rent relief during the economic downturn, but in a sign of possible recovery, the requests have mostly dried up.
Jun 27, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
A new study shows a significant increase in planned new retail stores over the past three months, and discounters and grocery stores are leading the way.
Jun 19, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
Mall operator Westfield Group says it is developing a completely virtual "mall" shopping space, and is seeking retailers to rent spaces.
Jun 14, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
Foot traffic is up 3.5%, and even sales are up a little at Minnesota's megamall. Retail Traffic Magazine gleans some lessons from the Mall's success.
Mar 4, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
The "food court", staple of malldom and home of Hot Dog on a Stick, is dead, say retail architects and designers. Higher-end restaurants and softer surfaces are replacing the shiny plastic tables and Orange Juliuses of the past.
Jan 20, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
The market for big box spaces plunged during the recession as companies like Circuit City folded. But demand is very slightly picking up, and in some places it never went away.
Jan 10, 2010 Retail Traffic Magazine
Experts believe that financing for retail projects may begin flowing early next year, but are concerned that the pool of recipients may be limited, and projects may be conventional.
Nov 14, 2009 Retail Traffic Magazine
While a number of mega retail developers crashed and burned during the recession, some smaller developers have thrived.
Nov 6, 2009 Retail Traffic Magazine