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The American Dream mall opens today. How viable is it?

The American Dream mall opens today. How viable is it?

Life, liberty and the pursuit of shopping. So goes the American Dream — the mall-slash-amusement park in New Jersey’s...

Almost 30,000 retail real estate professionals will descend on Las Vegas for ICSC. Here's what they expect.

What to expect at ICSC in Las Vegas in 2019

Long gone are the days of the two-decade flagship lease. Now, brokers attending this year’s International Council of Shopping Centers conference in Las Vegas will be courting a new tenant: online companies seeking short,...

The World Trade Center Transportation Hub (Credit: Unsplash)

The Oculus’ $32M skylight has ripped

The $3.9 billion World Trade Center Oculus has a leak. A rubber seal running along the center of the skylight is believed to have ripped during the opening and closing on the anniversary of...

US retailers have closed more stores this year than all of 2018

US retailers have closed more stores this year than all of 2018

Retailers sent out 2018 on an optimistic note, with strong consumer spending and an unexpected comeback of brick-and-mortar stores....

The strongest risk would be if borrowers abandon the malls to avoid foreclosure. (Credit: iStock)

If owners abandon the malls, these investors are screwed

Commercial mortgage-backed securities could face high losses if struggling mall loans are not refinanced before maturing in 2020. The...

Mall owner Macerich expects more store closures in 2019 across portfolio: CEO

Mall owner Macerich expects more store closures in 2019 across portfolio: CEO

As shopping malls nationwide have been battered by ecommerce, mall landlord Macerich has sought alternatives by redeveloping some of...

Pop-up stores are becoming an increasingly viable option for mall owners

Pop-up stores are becoming an increasingly viable option for mall owners

Malls are no longer saying no to pop-up shops. Macerich, a publicly-traded mall landlord that owns more than 50...

Could Sears’ demise spell doom for malls?

Could Sears’ demise spell doom for malls?

A possible Sears bankruptcy could mean the end for the 125-year-old retail legend and yet another headache for the nation’s shopping mall owners. A Sears bankruptcy could leave malls already dealing with the loss...

That empty feeling: Shopping mall vacancies hit a 7-year high

That empty feeling: Shopping mall vacancies hit a 7-year high

Despite all the doom and gloom over shopping malls, one key figure remained fairly strong. Nationwide, average rents have...

Brookfield’s plan for GGP: Add housing, office, hotels to underperforming malls

Brookfield’s plan for GGP: Add housing, office, hotels to underperforming malls

Brookfield Property Partners is wasting no time with its plan to turn around General Growth Properties, the massive shopping...

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