Retail Centers

With the advent of the internet and online shopping, retail centers need to be more compelling than ever to draw people away from their computers and into physical stores. Design can capture the interest of potential shoppers, and pay off in a big way for business owners.
A rendering of the retail and restaurant space at Parks & Market

Rendering courtesy of Carrier Johnson + CULTURE

August 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 562,000-sf development was designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE and is located five blocks f...

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Lego Lunch exterior designed by Hermann Kamte & Associates

Rendering courtesy of Hermann Kamte & Associates

August 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Each of the 20-foot-long shipping containers used in the proposal for the Siauliai, Lithuania res...

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A rendering of the Hub on Causeway

The Hub on Causeway. Rendering courtesy of Gensler

July 27, 2017 | David Glover

Consumers expect more from retailers and brands than ever before.

Rendering of the exterior of The Verge Building at dusk

Rendering courtesy of Royal Byckovas

July 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will rise three stories in Miami’s Design District.

A collage of four renderings showing the new Howard Hughes Center from Laurus Corporation and the Jerde Partnership

Rendering courtesy of Laurus Corporation

July 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Laurus Corporation and The Jerde Partnership will team up to rebrand the center as a family-frien...

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Photo: Mark Steele

July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

FRCH Design Worldwide is leading the redesign that will start with 12 pilot locations across the...

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July 10, 2017 | Steve Hohulin, AICP

The retail sector is charting unfamiliar territory as web sales and evolving tastes force a parad...

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June 21, 2017 | Steve Kearney

It’s time to plan for the suburban retail reset—and it starts by rethinking the traditional mall....

Rendering courtesy of Hines/McCaffery ©Smilodon CG

May 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use project will provide new apartments, condos, a senior living facility, and retail s...

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May 15, 2017 | Kevin Horn

CallisonRTKL Vice President Kevin Horn pinpoints how travel retail is changing dramatically.

Photo courtesy of Foster + Partners

May 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store’s large terrace provides views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

Starbucks reserve

Rendering courtesy of Starbucks.

May 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new branch will be located along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile in a building currently occupied...

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Photo: Pixabay

April 28, 2017 | Kyle Marden, Managing Director, CBRE

Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on deliveri...

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Image © Carvana.

April 27, 2017 | Deeg Snyder

Significant changes are underway as automotive manufacturers and retailers try to anticipate cons...

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Courtesy of SHoP Architects.

April 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The master plan features market-rate and affordable housing, mixed-use space, and a waterfront pa...

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Pixabay Public Domain

April 13, 2017 | Daid Malone, Associate Editor

Three new states creep into the top 10 while first and second place remain unchanged.

Rendering courtesy of Stir Architecture

April 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development is expected to open in 2018.

March 31, 2017 | Kristen Hall

For the most part what you see is streets that have been designed with the car in mind—at a large...

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March 23, 2017 | Vanessa Newton

The retail sector is charting unfamiliar territory as web sales and evolving tastes force a parad...

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A 5,000-sm (53,819-sf) show pool is the center of attraction at WaterGarden Istanbul, a “living center” in Turkey's largest city. Image: Courtesy of Gorkem Volkan Design Studio

March 21, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

WaterGarden Istanbul hopes to attract 15 million visitors a year.

Image: Pixabay

March 09, 2017 | David Yuan, Partner, NBBJ

NBBJ’s David Yuan explains how changing retail trends are creating new opportunities for urban ex...

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Cherry Creek North

March 07, 2017 | Larry Weeks

What’s driving experiential retail in 2017 and beyond?

January 24, 2017 | Bret Wiggins

CallisonRTKL's Bret Wiggins discusses how to design the retail environment in a way that taps int...

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Wayfinding trends: Modern digital signage caters to personal tastes and profiles of shoppers

Photo: CallisonRTKL

December 23, 2016 | Cody Clark

Applications like Bluetooth-driven Beacon systems and cellular Wi-Fi systems can now be used to h...

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The centerpieces of District Distilling in Washington D.C. are its stills that make gin, vodka, rum, and whiskey. A law change in 2014 allowed local distilleries to pour what they make onsite. Image: District Distilling Co./Amber Frederiksen 

November 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The stylish location targets customers craving craft spirits and late-night dining.

Nomad Pizza, one of the most popular restaurants in Princeton, N.J., opened last May. It is an adaptive reuse of a gas station located near a shopping center. Image: Michael Slack, courtesy JZA+D

November 07, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The original building dates back to the Modernist 1930s.

Rendering courtesy of Lee & Associates via Curbed Atlanta

September 26, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be built on a site currently occupied by a Hertz Car Rental and parking lot.

Cadillac House is definitely not your father's car dealership. The 12,000-sf showroom in New York City, part Cadillac's new corporate headquarters, includes an events runway and incubator space for visiting designers. Shawmut Design + Construction built it, Gensler designed it. Photo: @Chris Leonard, courtesy of Gensler.

August 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Retail is becoming closely aligned with entertainment, and malls that can be repositioned as life...

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AT&T Retail Store, Palo Alto, Calif. Photo: Jim Carroll, flickr Creative Commons

August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

Jacobs, Henderson Engineers, and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction’s an...

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August 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

VCC, PCL Construction Enterprises, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top Building Design+Con...

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