In Transition

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Overview

From Miami to Shanghai, London to L.A., the retail landscapes of neighborhoods around the world are transforming.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

While vacancy rates are rising at other malls, Plaza 66 in Shanghai has a waiting list of brands hoping to open there.

Real Estate

The Space Game at China Retail

Although retail vacancy rates are on the rise, more malls are being built, making it crucial for developers to figure out ways to attract tenants and shoppers.

clock November 27, 2012Lara Farrar

A view of the VillageMall in Rio de Janeiro.

Retail

Rio’s VillageMall: Luxury in the Tropics

Slated to open Monday, the mall has three floors lined with Prada, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co. and dozens of other foreign and local luxury brands.

clock November 27, 2012Adriana Brasileiro

A view of Cardinal Place in London.

Real Estate

London’s New Victorians

A busy — and once neglected — neighborhood gets a major makeover.

clock November 27, 2012Samantha Conti

A rendering of the Azalea complex.

Retail

Taking Notice of the Hispanic Consumer

Cultivating the Hispanic customer base is paying off in Southern California.

clock November 27, 2012Rachel Brown

The Brickell CitiCentre is slated to open in 2015.

Real Estate

Making Over Miami’s Design District

The city’s retail landscape has begun a seismic shift.

clock November 27, 2012Rebecca Kleinman

Simon Properties is redeveloping Roosevelt Field shopping center.

Real Estate

Developers Upbeat Despite Headwinds

ICSC’s ceo spelled out the latest trends in development and new avenues for growth in an industry that’s largely perceived as overstored and overmalled.

clock November 27, 2012David Moin

A rendering of Brookfield Place's new Vesey Street entrance.

Real Estate

New York’s Next Hub

With no fewer than four retail projects under way, Lower Manhattan is slowly but steadily on the way back.

clock November 27, 2012Sharon Edelson

Essentialist

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Diptyque's pop up exhibition in Shanghai, China.

Beauty

Diptyque Smells Opportunity in China and U.S.

clock 2hTiffany Ap

Social Studies