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Is there still a place for fashion retail in malls?

Malls appear to be refocusing their tenant mix around hospitality, entertainment, and services, says John Lenihan. This change is partly because traditional fashion tenants have expressed concerns about unsustainable rents […]

Developments to watch: Part three

In the final instalment of our ‘Developments to watch’ series, we head down south to examine the most exciting retail developments and expansions across Christchurch and Queenstown. Christchurch Northlands Shopping […]

Green retail centre to rise in Whitehorse

The vacant Burwood Brickworks site in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs will be transformed into one of the country’s most sustainable communities complete with a green retail centre with a unique rooftop urban farm. […]

Vicinity to give QueensPlaza $36m luxurious overhaul

Retail landlord Vicinity Centres has received development approval from Brisbane City Council for a $36 million redevelopment for the luxury precinct at QueensPlaza in Brisbane. Vicinity will introduce new international […]

What landlords assume about retailers

June 26, 2018, Dennis Price The future of the mall is an oft-debated topic with much bloviation from a variety of sources. Jon Bird, long time friend of this publication, […]

Starbucks China to double store network

Starbucks China plans to open a new store every 15 hours for the next five years, doubling its store count to 6000. During its first-ever China Investor Conference in Shanghai […]

Robinsons Malaysia plans new KL store

Singapore-based retailer Robinsons is marking its 10th anniversary in Malaysia by opening a new flagship store. Located at Four Seasons Place in Kuala Lumpur, the Robinsons Malaysia store is scheduled […]

Turnaround for retail space in Hong Kong

 Inside Retail Asia For the first time in five years, the demand for retail space in Hong Kong has not declined. Results from the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) […]

Rental reset needed to address occupancy costs

Specialty retail rents will need to reset in the coming years to de-escalate increasing occupancy cost ratios as slowing sales weigh on tenants. That’s the view of JLL researchers who […]

Upward swing in demand for fast food assets

Investor demand for fast food assets continues to far outstrip supply and drive a market upswing, according to property firm Burgess Rawson’s latest investment report on the sector. The report […]

Is there still a place for fashion retail in malls?

Malls appear to be refocusing their tenant mix around hospitality, entertainment, and services, says John Lenihan. This change is partly because traditional fashion tenants have expressed concerns about unsustainable rents […]

Capital 21 mall complex to open in August

An August opening date has been set for Malaysia’s Capital 21 mall, with its museum and indoor theme park. Initially the development was scheduled to open earlier this year. Being developed in […]