Malls

Sears, Macy's, and J.C. Penney are among the national retailers who've announced substantial store closings recently. Retail industry experts believe the closures are just the beginning of an approaching "tsunami" of shrinking and shuttering stores.
Jan 24, 2014   CNBC
North Bethesda's White Flint Mall is your standard 850,000 sq. ft. mall surrounded by parking structures. The developer has announced it will be replacing the whole thing with a 5 million sq. ft. collection of apartments, offices and shops.
Nov 30, 2011   The Gazette (Maryland)
A Sears Shopping Center in Lincoln Park, Michigan has found a novel way to kill their competitor - close the easement the developer is using to access the property.
Oct 18, 2011   The News-Herald
Thanks to massive projects fuelled by developers rather than retailers, and official efforts to spur a consumer economy, China is becoming home to massive, deserted malls.
Oct 3, 2011   The Globe and Mail
Elaine Misonzhnik says the time is soon coming where having a smartphone at the mall will be a necessity instead of a luxury.
Sep 21, 2011   Retail Traffic Magazine
The regional mall has been declared dead for a decade, but Elaine Misonzhnik says the behemoths weathered the recession well and are poised for a comeback.
May 11, 2011   Retail Traffic Magazine
Officials in New Jersey are planning to revive a stalled megamall project called Xanadu. <em>The New York Times</em> asks a panel of experts whether the plan should move forward.
May 5, 2011   The New York Times
New South China Mall in Dongguan, China has been 99% vacant since it was built in 2005. Is Chinese development running amok? Sarah Goodyear looks at a recent documentary that explains why the mall was built.
Mar 31, 2011   Grist
A huge mall in China -- the largest in the world -- has just a 1% occupancy rate.
Mar 10, 2011   Gadling
Developers in China are pushing forward plans to build a 4-million-square-foot shopping mall as part of a major cultural center outside of Beijing's Central business district. It will be the biggest mall in the country.
Jan 6, 2011   Baltimore Business Journal
With malls failing around the country, America may want to consider innovative new projects from international sites like Morocco or the Philippines.
Nov 28, 2010   Retail Traffic Magazine