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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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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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CHOPT Opens First Triangle Area Location at Cameron Village

Cameron Village's CHOPT, a creative fast-casual salad company, is helping Raleigh residents maintain their new year's resolutions and stay on track by offering local, nutritious ingredients at affordable prices with plenty of taste and variety.

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Zoe's Kitchen hits 27 straight quarters sales growth

Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. reported some encouraging third-quarter results today, including news that the brand just wrapped up its 27th consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth and has managed to double its system-wide size in just three years. The company also adjusted its outlook for fiscal year 2016.

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It’s All in the Details at Super Chix in CityLine Market - Fresh Look Story, Fall 2016

‘All in the details,' is a slogan proudly displayed across the staff member’s t-shirts at Super Chix, a fast-casual chicken joint boasting only the freshest ingredients. It didn’t take long to understand what these words meant, from the design and décor, quality food offerings, to its welcoming employees.

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Can A Drive-Thru Salad Bar Change Fast Food Forever?

The pioneers of the "fast-casual" restaurant world—including Shake Shack and Chipotle—still lack one staple ingredient of the classic fast-food dining experience: A drive-thru window. Enter Salad and Go, a restaurant chain based in Arizona that is selling healthy meals for less than $6 from a traditional drive-thru window.

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6 Tips for Memorable Fast-Casual Design

The fast-casual category has evolved into one of the restaurant industry’s dominant forces. Bridging the gap between traditional fast food and fine dining, it offers bang for the buck, appealing to consumers on a budget while also drawing those who are more culinary adventurous.

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Why Poke is the Next Big Thing in Fast Casual

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.

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Pei Wei Fine-Tunes Look, Menu and Smartphone App

Pei Wei is honing its restaurant design, broadening its menu and planning a July debut of a new smartphone app with built-in ordering, payment and rewards, the company’s chief marketing officer told Nation’s Restaurant News.

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