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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 - 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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Fresh Look Stories, Summer 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 Offerings From First Watch: A Fresh Look Story

Imagine starting your morning off right with crunchy whole grain artisan toast topped with creamy burrata cheese, colorful marinated heirloom tomatoes, freshly chopped herbs, and a sprinkle of Maldon sea salt served with two cage-free eggs plus shredded parmesan. Pair it with a fresh juice and piping hot tableside pitcher of organic coffee, and you’ll get a full First Watch experience.

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Muscle Maker Grill: A Fresh Look Story

Muscle Maker Grill is an innovative and healthy take on fast-casual style restaurants. Located at Sweetwater Plaza in Sugar Land, TX, this eatery prides itself on making powerful and body-conscious food for active lifestyles. Don’t take our word for it either, as their website musclemakergrill.com is host to several customer testimonials of all ages — stories range from competitive body builders all the way to seniors who are looking to get their health in check.

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Ready Fit Go: A Fresh Look Story

Simple, healthy and affordable meals are on the rise, and adding a convenience factor makes businesses like Ready Fit Go successful in busy communities. A new 1,300 SF Ready Fit Go at Austin, TX’s North Hills shopping center joins their seven existing Colorado locations.

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Smathers & Branson: A Fresh Look Story

Have you ever found yourself asking, “How much needlepoint do I need in my wardrobe?” It may sound odd to some, but after taking one look at Smathers & Branson's offerings, you may change your mind. This unique leather and stitch-work shop at Westwood Shopping Center in Bethesda, MD began as an idea between two friends in college. After being gifted some needlepoint belts from their girlfriends, the two young men began working on the idea that would become Smathers & Branson.

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Connecting at La Floresta: A Fresh Look Story

The Village at La Floresta is a ground-up development that opened in April of 2016. Merchandised with a variety of first-to-market retailers and restaurants, and anchored by Whole Foods Market, the center had a strong opening and great forward momentum. Regency’s Los Angeles development team, led by John Mehigan, decided to continue the grand opening momentum by implementing a long-term marketing strategy to build awareness and drive traffic.

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