March 27, 2015

Target Corp. is expanding its deployment of solar energy. The retailer has signed a power-purchase agreement with Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC that calls for supplier to install solar arrays on the roofs of 180 Target stores and distribution centers across the United States from Augusta, Maine, to San Diego.

March 25, 2015

JLL announced the expansion of its platform in Alabama with the addition of Shannon Tyndall and Allen Garstecki. Tyndall and Garstecki join JLL as VPs, and bring more than 20 years of combined experience to the firm.

March 23, 2015

While California’s verdant Central Valley is the fastest growing area in the state, the entire population of the 22,500-square-mile region is a comparatively modest 6.5 million people — Los Angeles County alone boasts over 50% more residents. However, this single region, which is responsible for producing 25% of all of the food consumed in the United States, is expected to absorb many of the 10 million people the state is projected to grow by over the next few decades. It is also home to one of the most ambitious and distinctive new developments in modern American history: Quay Valley.

March 20, 2015

AT&T has converted part of its Michigan Avenue flagship in Chicago into a digital interactive museum about the history of communication, from the original patent for the first telephone to modern mobile technologies.

March 19, 2015

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage will provide grocery delivery service to customers in Denver in as little as one hour with the Instacart grocery delivery service.

March 17, 2015

Burlington Stores Inc. beat Wall Street expectations for earnings and sales in a strong fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

March 17, 2015

Macerich Co., a California-based mall operator whose properties include Tysons Corner Center in Tysons Corner, Virginia, has rejected a hostile $22 billion takeover bid from Simon Property Group Inc.

March 17, 2015

Nationwide Realty Investors has announced that Nashville, Tennessee-based Dick’s Last Resort will open its first Ohio location in the Arena District in summer 2015.

March 17, 2015

Starbucks Corp. is publicly calling for better race relations and public discussion of racial issues in the U.S. The company took out full-page advertisements promoting better race relations in the New York Times and USA Today earlier this week, and also is encouraging employees and customers to participate in the effort.

March 16, 2015

Omnichannel beer/wine/liquor delivery service Drizly is relaunching its mobile app, website and branding.

March 16, 2015

Safeway Inc. is reportedly selling three shopping center it owns in Hawaii.

March 13, 2015

Co-developers WS Development and National Development announced the openings of the first three businesses in phase two of MarketStreet Lynnfield, located in Lynnfield, Massachusetts.

March 13, 2015

C-Spire Wireless is providing a fresh take on  wireless shopping.  The company's new, customer-inspired prototype provides a a hands-on, interactive experience in an easy-to-shop environment that encourages customers to explore.

March 13, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Fox River Commons located in Grand Chute, Wisconsin.

March 11, 2015

PetSmart on Wednesday named industry veteran Michael J. Massey as its president and CEO, effective immediately.

March 10, 2015

New concepts remain the lifeblood of retail. Here are four currently in the works:

March 10, 2015

The Pantry moved one step closer to its merger with Canada’s Alimentation Couche-Tard as Pantry stockholders approved the merger agreement at a special meeting on March 10.

March 10, 2015

There has been a lot of discussion in the last several years about the strength of the grocery sector. I think it’s clear that a big reason behind that success has been the evolution of different formats and the explosive growth of a new generation of grocery concepts that represent a significant departure from the traditional grocery model.

March 9, 2015

Loblaw Companies Ltd., Canada’s largest supermarket chain, will open 50 new stores and renovate 100 existing stores in 2015 as part of a $1.2 billion investment in its business.

March 9, 2015

Nordstrom will open a full-line store in the new regional shopping center being developed by General Growth Properties in Norwalk, Connecticut.

March 6, 2015

We are in the midst of a retail boom in Brooklyn and it is only going to get bigger. Over the past two years, retail has grown significantly in Brooklyn, the fourth largest “city” in the U.S., with the number of corridors (streets with a notable retail presence and average rents of at least $35 per square foot) nearly doubling since 2013. According to CPEX’s 2015 Brooklyn Retail Report, the number of active retail corridors grew from 67 in 2013 to 121 in 2015, an increase of over 80%.

March 6, 2015

The phrase “open air” conjures images of freedom and health. Increasingly, open-air shopping centers are offering consumers both of these amenities.

March 6, 2015

Perhaps nothing signifies the resurgence of the U.S. retail market, both on a macro and micro level, more than the long-delayed opening of Downtown Summerlin, in Las Vegas.

March 6, 2015

Australian specialty tea retailer T2 has made its U.S. debut, opening a store in the heart of Manhattan's Soho neighborhood. The shop stocks over 200 teas from around the globe along with an extensive assortment of teapots, cups, sifters and other related items.