The Traffic Challenge

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Overview

Navigating the decline in mall traffic, how to innovate, and how to gain relevancy are the key themes of this year’s International Council of Shopping Centers Deal Making Conference.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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The Gateway to CityCenter, a 25-foot high digital art screen that serves as the entry to the entire development.

Real Estate

Major Retail Brands to Open CityCenterDC

The mixed-use center aims to carve out a niche for luxury retail in a bustling downtown section of Washington.

clock December 8, 2014Jean E. Palmieri

Playground restaurant owner Jason Quinn is set to open five new concepts in the 4th Street Market next year.

Retail

Rebranding Orange County’s Santa Ana

A new crop of eateries and streetwear brands now call downtown home alongside quinceañera shops and streetcarts selling fried pork rinds.

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Interiors of the Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi.

Real Estate

Retail Developments Expand in Abu Dhabi

With mall space waiting lists bulging in nearby Dubai, Abu Dhabi has become the new port of entry for retailers in the Middle East.

clock December 8, 2014Ritu Upadhyay

Aesop, Tanner Goods and Umami Burger, on the coveted corner of Broadway and 9th Street.

Real Estate

Relighting L.A.’s Broadway District

The downtown district’s swift transformation is largely a result of the retail strategy of New York-based brokerage firm Tungsten Property.

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Rendering of the open-air Polygone Riviera, slated to open in fall 2015.

Real Estate

Polygone Riviera: Whole Life Plan

France’s first lifestyle mall will have its own art curator, fashion shows and a four-star hotel service when it opens in fall 2015.

clock December 8, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Rendering of the Mall of Scandinavia, which will be Sweden’s largest shopping center.

Real Estate

The Mall That Came in From the Cold

The 1-million-square-foot Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm is to open in fall 2015.

clock December 8, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue at 57th Street.

Business Features

ICSC Preivew: Retail Stats and Facts

WWD compiled retail stats and facts from around the globe.

clock December 8, 2014Paulina Szmydke

Navigating the decline in mall traffic is a key theme of this year's International Council of Shopping Centers Deal Making Conference.

Business Features

The Traffic Challenge for Shopping Malls

Developers are facing e-commerce encroachment head on with food upgrades, innovative experiences and their own advances in technology.

clock December 8, 2014David Moin

A rendering of Roosevelt Field's high-end wing.

Retail

Long Island’s Roosevelt Field Mall Gets a Face-lift

The center’s new dining district is a major component of an ongoing $100 million overhaul that began early this year.

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An aerial rendering of the Battersea Power Station Development in London.

Real Estate

Battersea Redevelopment Powers Up in London

An old industrial station is being repurposed as a multi-use complex with a strong fashion component.

clock December 8, 2014Joelle Diderich

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