Retail

Dealing with urban retail

Bob Gibbs to Lead Retail Workshop with Terry Shook and Daryl Davis

Retail planner and consultant Bob Gibbs will be joined by Terry Shook, an expert in retail design and main street development, and Seaside town center developer, Daryl Davis, to present this one-of-a-kind retail workshop.

Easton Gateway announces exciting new tenants

Easton is proud to announce the arrival of the entirely new shopping district known as Easton Gateway! With 500,000 square feet of specialty retail, restaurants and service tenants, Easton Gateway strives to deliver an enhanced shopping experience. Costco, Dick's, Sak's Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Pies & Pints, and REI are already open for business with Melt Bar & Grilled and more soon at Easton Gateway.

Field & Stream brings hunter’s paradise to Easton Town Center

The great outdoors just got a little more crowded. The new Field & Stream store officially opens today at Easton Gateway, joining an explosion of outdoors retail that has taken place in central Ohio during the past few years. 

Easton Gateway designed to create a big draw

Dorsky + Yue is working on the next phase of Easton Town Center for Georgetown and Steiner + Associates called Easton Gateway. Nearly 15 years after the original center opened, Easton Gateway will introduce a grocery- and power-anchored component. The 600,000-square-foot project adds more amenities and retail to the iconic development in Columbus, Ohio. The project is anchored by Costco, REI, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Saks Off 5th and Whole Foods Market.

A run-down alley is transformed with micro-shops

The conversion of an alley to utilitarian shopfronts is "dragging civilization westward a block" in downtown Ithaca, the developer says.

Do African Americans not shop at Trader Joe's?

When class conflict is placed front and center in political battles over revitalization, existing residents are often the biggest losers.

The business case for compact cities and towns

Innovation and access to good employees -- two reasons why businesses are choosing to locate in walkable downtowns and towns centers.

Welcome the age of the 'anti-mall' (maybe?)

Anti-malls are the new malls.  So proclaims the staff of DC area booster magazine Washingtonian, in a fun compendium of “The Best of Washington: 62 Reasons to Love Our City."

Malls lose their grip: Good news or bad for the built environment?

Hanging out on social media is beginning to replace hanging out in shopping malls for many American teenagers. Some well-known retailers are suffering the consequences.

Downtown big box store cuts driving

A study recently argued in the Journal of Transport and Land Use that locating a big box store near downtown can reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT) significantly in a particular community.

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