February 27, 2015

Simon is further elevating its signature Houston Galleria by investing in a $30 million renovation of the luxury wing in addition to adding a new Saks Fifth Avenue flagship, 110,000 sq. ft. of new retail space, and a 14,000-sq.-ft. freestanding retail building.

February 27, 2015

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

February 25, 2015

Canadian retail giant Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC) has entered into two blockbuster deals, forming joint ventures with Simon Property Group and Canada’s RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust to target real estate growth opportunities in the United States and Canada. Both ventures are structured to facilitate an IPO at a later date.

February 20, 2015

Nordstrom Inc.’s fourth-quarter net income fell a lower-than-expected 4.9% to $255 million, down from $268 million a year earlier, even as its same-store sales topped expectations.

February 11, 2015

Simon announced that its Bay Area outlet shopping center, Livermore Premium Outlets, will be rebranded and named San Francisco Premium Outlets in conjunction with a major expansion.

February 10, 2015

Simon announced today that Livermore Premium Outlets, the Bay Area's premier outlet shopping center, will be rebranded and named San Francisco Premium Outlets in conjunction with its major expansion.

February 6, 2015

The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, a premier regional mall in Broward County, Florida, has added France-based YellowKorner, a limited edition photo gallery, to its mix of more than 100 specialty retailers.

January 27, 2015

Shorenstein Properties LLC and Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th announced that Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th has signed a lease for 40,321 sq. ft. in the retail portion of Minneapolis City Center, continuing the fashion retailer’s 25-year presence in downtown Minneapolis.

January 21, 2015

Nordstrom announced three new upcoming locations for Nordstrom Rack.

January 16, 2015

Levin Management announced it has been awarded three new leasing and management assignments totaling more than 1 million sq. ft. in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

January 14, 2015

Nordstrom announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack, at Chapel Hills East in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and one at Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, New York.

January 5, 2015

Nordstrom plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Ambassador Town Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.

December 12, 2014

New York City’s first outlet center is expected to transform the Staten Islandwaterfront when it opens in 2016 adjacent to the 630-ft.-high New York observation wheel on the New York Harbor.

December 12, 2014

Simon  has broken ground on Tampa Premium Outlets in Wesley Chapel, Florida. 

December 8, 2014

Simon will partner with Cassco Development Co. to develop the first phase of retail on the Edwards Ranch in Fort Worth into an approximately 500,000-sq.-ft. shopping destination.

December 8, 2014

Simon announced plans to bring Tulsa Premium Outlets to northeast Oklahoma. 

December 8, 2014
Simon Premium Outlets heads into 2015 with 6.4 million sq. ft. in development 
New York - Simon Property Group is expanding its Premium Outlets portfolio with a worldwide development pipeline of 6.4 million square feet and a total investment of $2.5 billion. 
November 26, 2014

After nearly a decade of stalled growth in the shopping center industry, 2014 finally saw progress being made on the new development front. While it’s true that much of the ground-up construction was of the outlet center ilk, the value sector wasn’t the only new-build push. Mixed-use properties and open-air destinations continue to come out of the ground, albeit stingily, as do hybrid centers that defy current standard definitions.

November 25, 2014

It’s been another big year in terms of new store openings in New York City. Here are my top 10 faves:

November 14, 2014

Nordstrom has surpassed Wall Street estimates with an unexpected jump in profit and sales for the quarter ended Nov. 1.

November 14, 2014

Canadian mall Square One has opened its newly renovated and expanded $60-million North side wing, featuring new stores and enhanced amenities and services in 78,000 sq. ft.

November 6, 2014

Simon broke ground Thursday on Tucson Premium Outlets in Marana, Arizona. The multi-million dollar project will feature more than 90 retailers, and is slated to open fall 2015.

November 3, 2014

 Devonshire REIT announced the acquisition of three shopping centers at a total cost of $69.75 million: Maple Hill Mall in Kalamazoo, Mich., Alpine Summit Shopping Center in Grand Rapids, Mich. and Northwest Crossings Shopping Center in Knoxville, Tenn.

October 27, 2014

The Sawgrass Mills outlet and value retail shopping center has begun construction on the next expansion of its open-air luxury promenade, The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills.