TUSTIN, CA—Coming up with architecture that works for all of the uses is one challenge in developing mixed-use projects, Regency Centers Corp.’ SVP, senior market officer, John Mehigan tells GlobeSt.com. As we recently reported the firm recently has closed on the land that will become the nearly $40-million, ground-up development known as The Village at Tustin Legacy here. The center, which will sit at the core of the new 1,600-acre master-planned community of Tustin Legacy, will be neighbored by a 130,000-square-foot medical complex, 1.9 million square feet of office space and more than 6,800 new residential homes at total build-out. We spoke exclusively with Mehigan about the project and the benefits and challenges of working with such a wide variety of mixed uses.
Department store chain Neiman Marcus is bringing back the 1990s with a Nickelodeon-themed ecommerce partnership.
Pizza Hut wants you to play with your food. Or at least, the box it comes in. The restaurant just unveiled the "world's first playable DJ pizza box" that turns the folding cardboard container into a complete turntable setup, including two decks, volume sliders, pitch controls and a crossfader.
Proof positive that poke has finally evolved from fad to trend: Celebrities are hungry for the stuff. Actress Kate Hudson has Postmates deliver fresh poke from Santa Monica’s Sweetfin Poke to her home. Meanwhile, Seth Rogen, Megan Fox, Howie Mandel, and Barry Bonds are regulars at the restaurant, located just a few blocks from the beach.
As the market for physical discs or cartridges with games on them goes away, that leaves mall retailer GameStop without much of anything to sell. Fortunately, the company was able to see this change coming, and is pursuing business in two directions that are related to gaming in indirect ways: selling the mobile phones and tablets where most people play games, and selling geeky merchandise that often features video game characters. Now the company is expanding its mobile empire even farther.
When East Palo Alto's Sports Authority went dark following the retailer's bankruptcy and subsequent liquidation, it threatened to punch a hole in the city's bottom line. But it didn't take long to backfill the 50,000-square-foot box. On Monday, Target Corp. announced it would take over the space, opening a new "flexible format" Target there next July.
PlaceIQ, a provider of location-based intelligence technology, announced that it is partnering with MasterCard's Advisors professional services arm to access to the credit card giant's audience and transaction data.
PlaceIQ's location intelligence platform uses opt-in methods to gather information from more than 10 billion location-enabled data points daily. It now can bring in aggregated, anonymous MasterCard shopping insights on segments including retail, automotive, CPG, dining, travel and others to help companies craft media strategies as well as audience activation and measurement efforts.
They say good things come to those who wait. This expression resonates with fashion retailer, Three Bird Nest, at Dublin, California's Persimmon Place. With only two spaces remaining at Persimmon Place, Three Bird Nest was a great fit for the stylish Dublin community and blended seamlessly into the merchant lineup.