April 30, 2015

When the International Council of Shopping Centers opens the doors of the Las Vegas Convention Center on May 17 to retailers and shopping center attendees from around the globe, it will unveil a lineup of newly built, underway and redeveloped properties ripe for deal-making.Leasing interest at RECon 2015 is expected to be high, this despite naysayers who have predicted the demise of the shopping mall. Not likely, say those in the know.

March 13, 2015

Magnolia Marketplace, a 106,000-sq.-ft. shopping center located in New Orleans’ Central City neighborhood, opened Friday, March 13.

February 19, 2015

As those familiar with the New Orleans commercial real estate market will readily acknowledge, the city continues to maintain a positive trajectory, with a great deal of activity in and around the metro area.

February 19, 2015

As those familiar with the New Orleans commercial real estate market will readily acknowledge, the city continues to maintain a positive trajectory, with a great deal of activity in and around the metro area.

October 1, 2014

Smoothie King Franchises Inc. has signed a five-store development agreement for Missouri with new franchisee Jackie Floyd.

July 15, 2014

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will open in New Orleans on July 24.

May 27, 2014

I indulged in a shopping center grand opening on May 22 – and I’m glad I did.

May 14, 2014

For a couple years now, outlet centers have been moving from the outskirts of cities closer and closer to downtown. Howard Hughes Corp.’s Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is the first to make it all the way downtown — into the center of the newly rebuilt New Orleans.

May 14, 2014

For a couple years now, outlet centers have been moving from the outskirts of cities closer and closer to downtown. Howard Hughes Corp.’s Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is the first to make it all the way downtown — into the center of the newly rebuilt New Orleans.

May 9, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp. has opened the doors to its second location in Louisiana, in the city of Baton Rouge. (The warehouse club giant made its Louisiana debut last fall, in New Orleans.)

May 2, 2014

The increased severity and frequency of storms and other catastrophic events has put a white-hot spotlight on disaster planning. No retailer can afford to be unprepared. Three disaster readiness experts shared insights on how retailers can best avoid catastrophe before it happens during the SPECS workshop session, “Disaster Zone — Before the Storm.”

Moderator Gregg Beatty, president of embc, kicked things off by reviewing the “three Rs” of dealing with a disaster — readiness, response and recovery.

March 21, 2014

Stirling Properties has announced the opening of a full-service Walgreens in Terrytown on the Westbank of New Orleans.

January 20, 2014

JCH Development and Stirling Properties have broken ground on Magnolia Marketplace, a 106,000-sq.-ft. shopping center in New Orleans, at the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and Toledano Street.

December 26, 2013

Stirling Properties and JCH Development have closed on land acquisition and development financing for Magnolia Marketplace, a 106,000-sq.-ft. shopping center in New Orleans at the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and Toledano Street.

October 14, 2013

The Howard Hughes Corp. has announced the tenant lineup for the redevelopment of Riverwalk Marketplace in New Orleans.

August 21, 2013

Domino’ Pizza franchise operator in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, RPM Pizza, has debuted a new Domino’s store design on the West Bank of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans metropolitan area.

August 21, 2013

Domino’ Pizza franchise operator in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi, RPM Pizza, has debuted a new Domino’s store design on the West Bank of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans metropolitan area.

August 5, 2013

Stirling Properties has opened the Mid-City Market in New Orleans, the firm’s largest group-up retail development in the city.

August 5, 2013

Stirling Properties has opened the Mid-City Market in New Orleans, the firm’s largest group-up retail development in the city.

June 4, 2013

Stirling Properties and JCH Development have announced a joint venture to develop the first 6,000-sq. ft. building of Magnolia Marketplace Shopping Center in New Orleans at the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and Fourth Street.

March 22, 2013

Covington, La.-based Stirling Properties said that Walgreens has opened a new store on Magazine St. in New Orleans.

February 5, 2013

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of multi-unit store development agreements with two franchise groups to develop 11 restaurants throughout New Orleans.

January 31, 2013

Lids Sports Group and the National Football League announced that Lids will manage multiple retail locations in New Orleans, in addition to operating the principal NFL Shop at Super Bowl Presented by Visa.

January 31, 2013

Lids Sports Group and the National Football League announced that Lids will manage multiple retail locations in New Orleans, in addition to operating the principal NFL Shop at Super Bowl Presented by Visa.