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Fa La La La La at La Floresta - Fresh Look Story, Winter 2017

North Orange County's Village at La Floresta is a ground-up development in Brea, CA. Wanting to stand apart from the area’s Spanish design style, Regency took an unconventional approach by using a soft color palette combined with contemporary and rustic finishes. Fittingly, during the holidays, branded-wooden snowflakes and abstract trees were displayed throughout the property, while vibrant festive poinsettias decorated the landscaping.

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Paris Baguette is Rising Above the Franchisee Training Mold

For some restaurant brands, the franchising model leads the way to success. We’ve seen big names such as Wendy’s and McDonald’s working their way to having 95 percent of their locations operated by franchisees.  Still, franchising comes with its cricks and challenges.

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Welcome to the new RegencyCenters.com

Welcome to Regency’s latest redevelopment — Regencycenters.com. This prime piece of digital square footage has been designed with you in mind. We have crafted an experience for each of our audience types, after thorough primary research and analysis of how the site is used. The new look and feel of the site reflects a focus on our properties, merchants, surrounding communities, and company culture.

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Fresh Look Stories, Winter 2017

Fresh Look® isn't just a philosophy; it's the driving force behind creating ideal locations with best-in-class retailers representative of the communities we serve.

We combine unique placemaking designs with the right merchandising mixes, and connect with our shoppers through community outreach and an active social media presence. These innovative destinations are crafted one at a time by our team. Take a closer look at our most recent Fresh Look success stories in action:

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Kimbal Musk (Elon's brother) wants to revolutionize the way America eats

In late 2016, Musk launched Square Rootsan urban farming incubator program in Brooklyn, New York. In 2011, he started a nonprofit program that has installed "Learning Gardens" in over 300 schools, with the intention of teaching kids about agriculture. His longest-running food ventures, are two restaurant chains: The Kitchen and its affordable counterpart, Next Door. The chains, which first opened a little over a decade ago, serve dishes made strictly with locally-sourced meat and veggies.

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At Home in La Floresta, Northeast Brea's Growing Community

Cars are parked in driveways. Roads are paved. Patio furniture is in place.

Shoppers meander up and down aisles inside Whole Foods. Someone is getting a buzz cut at Floyd’s 99 Barber Shop. Mendocino Farms is in the middle of a lunch rush.

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Kroger acquires NYC flagship of Murray’s Cheese

Kroger Co. has acquired the building housing the New York City flagship of Murray’s Cheese, the specialty cheese shop with outposts in hundreds of Kroger supermarkets nationwide.

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Where’s that sweater you want to buy? High-tech tags help retailers track it down


Hold the tags dangling from a T-shirt at a retailer like Target or Levi's up to the light, and odds are you'll see one with paper-thin electronics embedded inside.

Most shoppers likely never notice them.

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Unstoppable Eastside Woman: Margo Engberg of PinkaBella Cupcakes in Grand Ridge Plaza

Northern Washington’s 425 Magazine recently profiled eight "Unstoppable Eastside Women" in its culture section. Each of these women has made an impact in their community with roots stemming from the Eastside of Seattle. Included on this list was Margo Engberg, owner of PinkaBella Cupcakes.

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