August 15, 2012

Winter is fast approaching — is your facility ready? Statistically speaking nearly 80% of all slip and falls are due to snow and ice, and they occur mainly in parking lots and sidewalks. As an expert witness and consultant in the field of risk and liability due to snow and ice, I see incidences that could have been avoided had the facility performed a pre-season property assessment.

June 21, 2012

Parking lots serve as the first point of entry for customers and, as such, are an important brand touchpoint. Chain Store Age spoke with Dan Flaherty, national accounts executive, Ultimat/Crius Corp., about how retailers can maintain a positive first impression without breaking the budget.

What, if any, impact does a badly maintained retail property have on customers? Can it affect business?

September 19, 2011

Rose Paving Co. has completed a major parking lot enhancement program at 7-Eleven locations in the northeastern United States.

April 13, 2011

Parking lots have typically not been associated with green and energy-efficient design and building practices. But according to some experts, that’s beginning to change. 

“Extensive changes are being made to reduce the carbon footprint of surface parking lots,” said Matt Jobin, AIA, project manager, Rich and Associates, Southfield, Mich., the oldest firm in North America dedicated solely to parking design and planning. 

October 14, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.-based shopping center owner and developer Regency Centers said Friday it is participating in...

September 30, 2008

Exterior maintenance is an ongoing challenge for all retailers, particularly during the winter months...

April 30, 2008

The Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) will require retailers to rethink existing...

March 31, 2007

Parking lots are...