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Development Niche in China – Lifestyle Centers

Brian Tang has a model and product type that I could see being a huge niche market for LifeStyle centers throughout China, and the entry point for many developers and the development business in China. Continue reading

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Greyfields: A Mixed Use Dream?

Starting in the mid 1990’s, many enclosed malls began losing tenants because of low sales, causing many to completely shut down.  The main reason for this was that Americans were finding other ways to shop besides driving miles to the … Continue reading

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The Grove and LA’s Farmer’s Market

A visit to LA is not complete without sampling something at the Farmer’s Market at 3rd & Fairfax. While most every major American city has a market of some type, this one in the Fairfax District is historic landmark complete … Continue reading

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Urban Proof – Indy Downtown still Strong

Urban redevelopment has driven a lot of markets across the country. Indianapolis is benefiting greatly from this re-urbanization, and has commenced or announced $3.3 Billion in new development in downtown Indianapolis in recent months, much of what is up in the air including a new JW Marriott hotel, and The Cosmopolitan Apartments. Continue reading

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How do you prepare for 100 Million more people?

I spent an hour with some Ball State University students this morning discussing the role of planners in development. These students are a fortunate group, as the job growth for planners through 2018 is projected at 19% according to the … Continue reading

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