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Hanover mall owners look for housing variance

By | 2019-02-05T19:02:19+00:00 December 12th, 2018|About Mixed-Use|

By Adam Silva adsilva@wickedlocal.com  Posted Nov 23, 2018 at 3:22 PM HANOVER — A plan for 297 residential units on the current Hanover Mall property will go before the zoning board of appeals Wednesday, Nov. 28. PREP, owner of the new shopping center planned on the mall property, Hanover Crossing, is asking the zoning board to approve a variance that

Hanover Mall owners insist on need for 297 apartments

By | 2019-02-05T19:07:52+00:00 December 12th, 2018|About Mixed-Use|

By Adam Silva adsilva@wickedlocal.com Posted Nov 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM Updated Nov 29, 2018 at 8:28 AM HANOVER — Owners of the Hanover Mall told the local zoning board on Wednesday that a 297-unit apartment complex is crucial to their plans to redevelop the shopping center. PREP, the owners of the property, are seeking a variance that would allow a four-story apartment building on

Young couples and retirees ditch the city for a new kind of suburb

By | 2018-07-09T19:45:53+00:00 July 6th, 2018|About Mixed-Use, Media|

Melody Hahm Senior Writer The term “surban” describes a suburban community that offers the conveniences of urban life. John Burns Real Estate Consulting trademarked the word in 2016. Urban planners have long described a marriage of residential and commercial as “mixed-use” communities. This surban concept, while not novel, has been gaining popularity over the past

5 Reasons Why Mixed-Use Developments Are On The Rise

By | 2018-06-29T15:44:53+00:00 June 29th, 2018|About Mixed-Use, Media|

By JD Esajian | @JDEsajian Mixed-use developments are a combination of residential and non-residential buildings that are planned and developed within a city, municipality and/or state. These real estate projects can range from a single building to an entire neighborhood, and are typically developed to be responsive to a specific environment. Along with infusing commercial and

Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

By | 2018-07-16T13:53:40+00:00 June 28th, 2018|About Mixed-Use, Media|

Foursquare’s how-to guide for designing the Mall of the Future By: Felix Puetsch and Mike Schoppmann We’ve all heard about the retail apocalypse and the supposed demise of malls. It’s a familiar refrain: chains expanded too fast, and malls, especially in the mid-tier, are overbuilt and dying. E-commerce is eating into brick & mortar shopping.

Are mixed-use developments still a smart investment in 2018?

By | 2018-06-29T15:46:27+00:00 January 25th, 2018|About Mixed-Use, Media|

Article by Megan Wild, www.buildium.com Mixed-use developments may have lost their luster in the eyes of some observers due to the retail meltdown of 2017. Last year, many retail locations closed down, and several retail companies went bankrupt due to Americans’ ongoing migration to online shopping. Given that, are mixed-use developments a good investment in 2018?

Adding other uses turns retail centers into communities

By | 2018-06-29T15:54:20+00:00 January 1st, 2018|About Mixed-Use, Media|

By Joe Gose, Contributor, Shopping Centers Today Seeking ways to draw more consumers to their stores, restaurants and entertainment spots, retail landlords are increasingly adding other property types to their shopping centers. Large and small developers alike are pursuing mixed-use projects at ground-up locations and at existing centers and malls, whether they are ripe for

Pros offer tips on teaming up for mixed-use projects

By | 2018-06-29T15:53:04+00:00 January 1st, 2018|About Mixed-Use, Media|

By Joel Groover, Contributor, Shopping Centers Today Retail and other traditionally single-use developers are increasingly teaming up with partners to do mixed-use projects. “Across the country, we’re working on a lot more projects that have a robust mix of uses,” said Michael Harris, managing director of St. Petersburg, Fla.–based CREModels, a real-estate analytics firm. “Developers

Michael Glimcher Leads Diversification of Starwood’s Portfolio

By | 2018-07-09T19:50:23+00:00 December 4th, 2017|About Mixed-Use, Media|

This story originally appeared in Shopping Centers Today on December 4, 2017 By Rebecca Meiser Michael Glimcher has never known much separation between the retail world and his home life. His family founded Glimcher Realty Trust, a Columbus, Ohio–based REIT that owned roughly two dozen regional malls, open-air centers and fashion outlets before being sold to