The Triple Five Group has submitted plans for a 1.1 million-sf addition to the Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis. Renderings courtesy city of Bloomington
One phase is under construction, a second has been proposed, and a third is on the drawing board....read more
The ground floor is designed to be publicly accessible, composed mostly of retail and public lobby space. Renderings courtesy of Wiel Arets Architects
The development, Bahrain Bay Tower, will consist of two residential towers connected “by a plinth...read more
Strategically placed illuminated LED panels produce a shimmering glow on the exterior of the newly renovated Bloomingdales at the Galleria mall in Glendale, Calif. On the Building Team: Hixson Architecture Engineering Interiors (AE), Kevin Kennon Architects (designer), and C.W. Driver (GC). Photo: Cristi D. Costea Photography, courtesy Hixson
BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest retail sector design and construction firms, as reported...read more
Whole Foods at Oahu's Ward Village, image courtesy Ward Village by Howard Hughes Corporation
Several high-rise projects include street-level Whole Foods Markets.
The Hills at Vallco. Renderings courtesy Sand Hill Property Co. (via San Jose Mercury News)
The new owners of the mall in Cupertino, Calif., intend to transform the outdated shopping mall i...read more
The flagship store was built at the corner of one of Honolulu’s busiest intersections and near one of the nation’s top-grossing shopping centers. All photos courtesy Architects Hawaii Ltd.
A house where canoes were made served as the model for this drug superstore’s design.
All renderings courtesy Kuan Architects
The mall, in Qinshui, a city in China’s Shanxi province, will fit within the 250x30-meter dimensi...read more
The building at 19th Street and Alton Road will be comprised of a 40,000-sf market and a 5,000-sf Wells Fargo Bank. Rendering courtesy Oppenheim Architects
The design for the Whole Food Market features a grid of white concrete representing a pure expres...read more
Construction is expected to begin in 2016. Renderings courtesy Snøhetta
The James Beard Public Market will be Portland’s first year-round market since 1942, when the Por...read more
Westfield Galleria at Roseville, near Sacramento, Calif., features an expanded indoor/outdoor promenade that became a centerpiece of a multimillion renovation led by architect Gensler and Westfield Design. That renovation increased the mall’s annual traffic by 46% and created a “brand” that more shoppers could relate to and want to frequent. Photo: Gensler/Sherman Takata
Entertainment, dining, and leisure components, plus the latest technology, are now crucial to mak...read more
The original Wendy's restaurant in Downtown Columbus. Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons
In the race for market share, quick service restaurant staples Wendy’s and Chick-fil-A implement...read more
City Creek at City Creek Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: Uncle Alf via Wikimedia Commons
With asset availability declining in several sectors, rents and transactions should rise.
Providing customers with dining options has become an important key to the success of shopping centers like the award-winning mall conversion known as The Street, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Photo: Michael Blanchard
Malls and shopping centers are more effective as destinations when their tenant mix appeals to cu...read more
Designers say the tower is inspired by things associated with Miami: fashion, sculpture, and sailboats. Renderings courtesy SHoP Architects
Designing a neighborhood from the ground-up, developers aim to create a dense, walkable district...read more
More natural light was needed, but the project team wanted it to be diffused across large areas o...read more
The city constructed from scratch off the Red Sea coast will give its port access to the Suez Canal, reflecting the government’s attempt to diversify its oil-dependent economy by focusing more in its shipping industry. Rendering courtesy of the King Abdullah Economic City.
The new King Abdullah Economic City was conceived to diversify the kingdom's oil-dependent econom...read more
A scene from a sci-fi movie? No, these are the official renderings of the planned Aladdin City in Dubai. Renderings courtesy Dubai Media Office
Planned on 4,000 acres in the Dubai Creek area, the ...read more
Developer Sam Mizrahi unveiled plans for a new skyscraper in Toronto called The One. Renderings courtesy of Foster and Partners.
Developer Sam Mizrahi worked with Foster and Partners and Core Architects to design Toronto's tal...read more
The Vanderbilt Medical Center at One Hundred Oaks Mall transformed a former 1960s-era indoor shopping mall in Nashville, Tenn., into a mixed-use medical office center for Vanderbilt University. Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University
Approximately one-third of the country’s 1,200 enclosed malls are dead or dying. The good news is...read more
The roller coaster will be the centerpiece of a new $300 entertainment center named Skyplex. Renderings courtesy Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock/Architects
The Skyscraper is expected to begin construction later this year, and open in 2016. It will stand...read more
The proposal is a compromise on another plan that would allow transgender people to use either the women’s or men’s room. Image via Pixabay
A few other cities, including Philadelphia, Austin, Texas, and Washington D.C., already have gend...read more
Brookfield Properties' 1225 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid via Wikimedia Commons
The outlook for the commercial real estate industry remains strong despite growing concerns over...read more
An aerial view of the proposed tower, standing next to the new downtown arena in Sacramento. Renderings courtesy Rios Clementi Hale Studios.
The project, named Downtown Plaza Tower, will have 16 stories and will include a public lobby, re...read more
Hillsdale Library, Portland, Ore. Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
The Institute’s Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum offers a communication tool that l...read more
Rendering: Green Jeans Farmery
The Green Jeans Farmery already has a hydroponic farm component courtesy of owner and entrepreneu...read more
Converting the Astrodome to an urban farm and public park is one of the proposals on the table in...read more
Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...read more
Beacon technology personalizes smartphone messaging, creating a new information resource for stor...read more
OneC1TY, a healthcare- and technology-focused community under construction on 18.7 acres near Nas...read more
The CoffeeBoxx single-serve brewer is billed as the world’s first ruggedized coffeemaker.