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The CORE Puts Its Best Faces Forward
A trio of commercial properties is about to stake its claim as the ultimate urban destination for shopping in Calgary (Canada). Simons, TD Square, and Holt Renfrewaka the CORE Shopping Cen [...]
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Mall Polls Community Through Mini-City Project
When you need to breathe new life into an existing property through a major redevelopment, what does better look like? QuadReal has its vision for the reincarnation of Cloverdale Mall (Toronto, Canada) and its surrounding neighborhood, but it has enlisted the help [...]
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Deals for Shoppers, Help for Kids
It costs C$30,000 (US$22,318) to get a guide dog for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It's a hefty sum that a Canadian shopping center wants to help raise by offering customers a promotion likely hard to resist: Gift cards at a discount. Mira, an organization that p [...]
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Things Are Heating Up at Square One
The formula looks familiar: An artisan marketplace, a test kitchen, celebrity chefs, event space, and a closely curated roster of vendors add up to something more than a run-of-the-mill food court. With that, you're reaching a concept in the order of a food district. Beyond the fancy name, however, one shopping center team has figured out that deep [...]
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This Is What Change Looks Like
SodaStream International, the manufacturer of automatic sparkling water makers, is putting up US$10,000 for its social media campaign to celebrate this year's International Women's Day. Until March 8, it's inviting followers to share personal stories of wome [...]
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What’s Next: Performing Arts Tenants
Call it mutual back scratching. Shopping centers and arts organizations both need people to step into a physical space from time to time to discover new store collections or works by local and international creators. By collaborating, they can build traffic and drive sales. The art studio at Tactics Subscribers Read More...
Parking Here Is a No-brainer
The business of helping shoppers get around as painlessly as possible seems to be increasingly tech-based, even in delivering such a people-reliant service as car valet. It's giving customers at a Canadian mall one more reason to visit. Square One in Toronto has positioned it [...]
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Graham Bialek Joins Primaris Management
Primaris Management Inc. has welcome a new member to its management team with the appointment of  Graham Bialek as Property Manager for two of its Winnipeg (Canada) properties: Grant Park [...]
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The Tricky Business of Landmark Revival
Spot Amazon on a tenant roster and you know the associated building will break new ground in some form or another. The name dropping is only part of the story, though, for a Western Canadian regeneration project that's just as much about community heritage as it is about the future of urban [...]
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Face Value: Retail Tech in Action
Chatbots and social media platforms have enhanced the immediacy of consumer feedback, giving retailers much data to sift through and interpret. Likewise, silent and unintentional communication offers valuable information on shoppers' true state of mind from the time they step into a store. It's what a Canadian developer and its tech partner are hop [...]
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