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Cooper’s Hawk at Belmont Chase Pays Tribute to Community

Nestled in the valleys of Virginia rests the Ashburn community — where Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant at Belmont Chase offers an upscale casual dining experience with a full-service bar, private barrel-aging room, Napa-style tasting room and retail gift store. Paying tribute to the town it loves, Cooper’s Hawk at Belmont Chase recently released a city-etched, limited edition bottle of a special blend wine.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday Still Alive and Well

The results are in. The National Retail Federation (NRF) recently released its numbers from November’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to the report, three in four Americans shopped Thanksgiving weekend — either online or in person.

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Fresh Look Stories, Fall 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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Samsung and Nordstrom ‘Un-stores’ Encourage Exploration and Interaction

To envision a store without products is not so far-fetched of an idea as one might think. In fact, shoppers this holiday season may encounter some “un-stores” that bring immersive experience to the forefront of shopping.

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Fresh Look Stories - Connecting Torchy's 50th

What began 11 years ago as a food truck operation in Austin, TX, has since exploded to more than fifty locations across Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado. Torchy's Tacos recently opened the doors to its 50th location at Market at Springwoods Village in sunny Spring, TX.

On October 10, more than 100 people stood in line awaiting a chance to win free tacos for a year. Families from the surrounding community mingled with seniors and businessmen and women.

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Fresh Look Stories - Placemaking for Village at Tustin Legacy

Village at Tustin Legacy, a new ground-up development, needed a way to stand out in the competitive Tustin, CA market. The 112,000 SF center was branded to reflect the lifestyles and culture that surround it, and the design needed to reflect that. Coupled with a powerful merchandising mix of Stater Bros. Market, Dunkin Donuts, and Burger Boss, the aesthetic choices will serve to enhance its already dynamic mash-up.

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Fresh Look Stories - Merchandising ModernRoots

Walk into ModernRoots and prepare your senses for a pleasing range of natural scents: you’ll find everything from refreshing grapefruit and aloe face mist and clementine soap to soothing lemon eucalyptus laundry detergent and neroli beard balm. Each of these natural products is handcrafted with a purpose — the magnesium balm is said to help alleviate headaches and the mushroom-derived chaga eye cream serum helps fight wrinkles and serves as a plumping agent.

ModernRoots' 1,100-square-foot shop opened in August 2017 at Wayzata, MN's Colonial Square shopping center. Anchored by upscale supermarket Lunds & Byerlys, the center recently underwent a façade improvement and received several enhancements.

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Fresh Look Stories - Connecting Oakbrook Plaza Grand Re-Opening Event

Oakbrook Plaza is an 84,000 SF shopping center in Thousand Oaks, CA. Regency announced earlier this year that Gelson’s Market would join the retailer lineup, and that the center would undergo a significant redevelopment. In spring, construction commenced.
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Whole Foods Market Releases 2018 Top Food Trends

With their latest announcement, Whole Foods Market shows it’s still a brand that stays in touch with its customers’ desires. After compiling results from a group of Whole Foods buyers and experts, including doctors and sommeliers, Whole Foods has discovered what foods need to be stocked in its stores in 2018. Some of the items on the list of anticipated food trends may surprise you.

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