October 21, 2013

Watters Creek, in Allen, Texas, began life in a 2005 focus group with two-dozen women from Allen.

October 3, 2013

Different developers look at mixed-use in different ways. One developer will look for trade areas that provide solid demand for retail, residential, office and perhaps other uses. The goal is to create developments where no single use dominates the others.

Still other developers gauge the demand for various uses and adjust the use offerings to match demand. In such cases, one use may dominate the center.

The Trademark approach to demand

May 7, 2013

Invest in the right experience for a shopping center's customers, and you will earn a return on experience. That is the business model driving Fort Worth, Texas-based Trademark Property Co., which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

"Do customers love being at the center? Do they come back and drive sales? That is return on experience," said Terry Montesi, Trademark chairman, CEO and founder. Experience is indispensable today when most goods and services are available online, often at a lower price.

November 30, 2008

Oddly enough, say the retail pollsters, a downturn economy has been accompanied by an...

December 31, 2007

Further boosting the strength of power centers in the shopping center development sector is...