Tom Daykin Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 1:24 p.m. UTC Aug 20, 2018 Three clothing retailers from the former Milwaukee Mall, on the city's north side, are moving to a redeveloping former library near Washington Park. Meanwhile, the former mall could be converted into a boutique hotel under a new conceptual proposal. The three businesses — Young Sports, A-Fashion and #Designerz — will be among the new tenants at the former Finney Library, 4243 W. North Ave., said building owner Matthew Bohlmann. Bohlmann has obtained financing, including a $100,000 loan from nonprofit business lender Milwaukee Economic Development Corp., to remodel the space for the stores. He hopes to soon obtain his building permit and have the space completed within four weeks. The Milwaukee Mall, 2100 W. North Ave., closed in early August. It was a Sears department store before housing several vendors selling clothes and other items. Developer Kalan Haywood is … [Read more...] about Former Milwaukee Mall retailers moving to redeveloping Finney Library near Washington Park
Tim Aten Naples Daily News Published 12:00 p.m. UTC Aug 20, 2018 Q: What is replacing the newly demolished Guadalupe shop next to Tide cleaners in North Naples (near LongHorn)? Thanks. — Michele Barrett Ramming, North Naples A: The former Guadalupe Resale & Consignment Shop at 8100 Trail Blvd. is being redeveloped on spec as retail space. “We’re really focusing on anything in the financial industry. It’s kind of a financial industry segment of road there,” said Robert Carroll, a leasing and sales agent for Investment Properties Corp. of Naples. “We are looking at all of the typical retail type users. We’re pretty open. We are talking to a number of users who have a good deal of interest. We think it will be appealing to a larger swath of users.” The proposed more than 6,000-square-foot building could be divided into multiple units, but limited parking probably will not allow use for businesses such as a sit-down … [Read more...] about In the Know: Old Guadalupe shop razed for new retail space
By Jennifer Iyer | [email protected] | Redlands Daily FactsPUBLISHED: August 19, 2018 at 10:00 am | UPDATED: August 19, 2018 at 10:01 am Redlands planning commissioners for the most part liked the look of a packing house-themed retail development across the street from the Santa Fe Depot, but worried about parking issues. Nonetheless, on Tuesday, Aug. 14 the commission approved the 10,000-square-foot multiple-tenant retail building and a 5,200-square-foot bank building at 333 Orange St. on the southwest corner near Shoppers Lane. The Redlands Planning Commission approved a new retail project in this space near the Santa Fe Depot and the FedEx Office building on Orange Street, both in the background, seen here on Aug. 17, 2018. (Jennifer Iyer, Redlands Daily Facts/SCNG) The Redlands Planning Commission approved a new retail project near the FedEx Office building on Orange Street, seen here on Aug. 17, 2018. (Jennifer Iyer, Redlands Daily Facts/SCNG) A flag marks a gas pipeline … [Read more...] about Redlands approves new retail project near depot, but what about parking?
It’s a holiday tradition. Shoppers bring their kids to the mall to get a picture on Santa’s knee, then scour stores for gifts. Southlands shopping center in Aurora took that model and adapted it to back-to-school shopping this year. From Aug. 6-12, the center filled a vacant space near its fire pit with a “back-to-school lounge.” Inside, stores like Best Buy, Barnes & Nobel and World Market hawked wares aimed at students while restaurants gave away snacks, and spas and salons provided complimentary parent pampering. No jolly man in a red suit, but there was a DJ and a video game console so kids could play “Fortnite.” “This was something unique and it gave people an excuse to come out and learn about the fashion trends, what’s new in technology, what’s new in reads,” Southlands marking director Joyce Rocha said. “It turns it into more of an experience rather than just ‘come out and shop.’ ” … [Read more...] about For some Colorado retailers, back-to-school shopping season is bigger than the holidays
Carley Lanich IndyStar Published 10:00 p.m. UTC Aug 19, 2018 A decade after the construction of Lucas Oil Stadium helped spark a spate of downtown redevelopment, several projects continue to change the city's skyline. With the 2011 expansion of the Convention Center and new businesses headquarters such as Salesforce and Cummins, developers say Indianapolis is evolving as a city to accommodate more visitors and a changing workforce. Catherine Esselman, real estate development director at Downtown Indy, said where previously about 20 percent of office space downtown was unoccupied, now that number is down to between 14 and 15 percent. And, with the addition of several major projects, that office space is only growing. Here's a look at what's happening in a downtown where parking lots and empty blocks are giving way to apartment and office complexes boasting floor-to-ceiling glass and rooftop views. 360 Market Square The first residents of 360 Market … [Read more...] about 7 projects reshaping Downtown Indy living and retail