Monthly Archives: October 2010

Changing Definition of a Credit Tenant

 Steve McLinden stated in his 2006 Shopping Centers Today article, “Once landlords get past the roughly 35 percent of national retailers that ratings agencies dub investment grade, the pickings get slimmer and the credit decisions grow more crucial.”  If the picking … Continue reading

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CEO’s for Cities meets in Indianapolis

I was sitting in a ULI meeting last week in DC hearing that Indianapolis is one of the top ten cities with prospects for job growth in the country.  At the same time, there was a group on the ground … Continue reading

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CityVista DC

You do not have to look very hard in DC to find some good projects.  Check out http://www.cityvistadc.com for a closer look at this very “mixed” use project.  It’s tenant list almost sounds like the wish list of every downtown … Continue reading

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ULI Fall Meeting Preview

The Urban Land Institute’s annual Fall Meeting convenes in Washington DC this week.  Milhaus will be there starting tomorrow catching up with friends and colleagues.  The headline for this year’s meeting is “Capitalize on Emerging Opportunities” and it couldn’t me … Continue reading

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Shanghai World Expo ReUse

In the one half day, and misty rain environment of which I had to enjoy and check out the World Expo in Shanghai, I must admit China is putting on quite a show.  What an incredible spectacle of buildings, park, … Continue reading

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Cities producing net positive energy consumption

More than 800 Italian communities making more energy than they use Continue reading

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Micro Retail Cluster Vibrancy

Often overlooked is the smaller retailer in new developments, however, some of the most fantastic retail and mixed-use developments are anchored by or have significant participation by the small scale retailer. Continue reading

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