The Retailers Have Spoken: ICSC 2023 Recap

The Retailers Have Spoken: ICSC 2023 Recap

If today’s retailers were given a wish list for their real estate and construction requirements, it would heavily resemble the thoughts shared from Bill Castagna of Five Below, Amro Fadel of Burlington Stores and Eric Suissa of Starbucks during the “Retailer...
2023 and Specialty service-oriented retail growth

2023 and Specialty service-oriented retail growth

The Mid-Atlantic US’ commercial construction activity of 2023 seems to be lively for those involved in specialty, service-oriented retail such as Old Forge. Previous years have brought us a wide range of commercial project type builds, but this year’s top categories...
Construction in a Consumer-Driven Sector

Construction in a Consumer-Driven Sector

Our own New Jersey is one of the most active retail construction hubs in the US with roughly 4 million square feet of projects in the Northern region alone. With an increase from 19.2% to 23.1% of malls going experiential in non-retail and non-restaurant space in...
Demystifying the 2019 Consumer: ICSC Wrap-Up

Demystifying the 2019 Consumer: ICSC Wrap-Up

Forward-thinking retail real estate and construction continue to approach a convergence, as the lines between digital and brick and mortar become more and more blurred each day. This year, the ICSC PA/NJ/DE Conference introduced some bold shifts in retail supply that...