Hard Hat Chat

Observations and Conversations about Commercial Construction, Development and Management

Displaying posts filed under

Shopping Center Construction

Shopping Center Development Strategies: How to Win Against Online Retail

While the shopping center experience is far from over, it’s safe to say that shopping center developers and owners are working harder than ever to compete for foot traffic. The rise of on-line shopping has been a boon to retailers, but if we are honest, it has been detrimental to commercial general construction, with the […]

How Commercial General Contractors Can Help Improve Shopping Center Space for Lease

Even in the best shopping center developments, not all spaces are created equal. Many shopping centers owners have difficulty leasing or keeping consistent retail tenants in certain portions of their shopping mall. In our shopping center construction experience at Englewood Construction, we have found that anchor tenants and smaller tenants in the center of the […]

Commercial Construction Real Estate Trends from ICSC 2014

If you are a player in the retail world, odds are you spent a few days in Las Vegas last month at ICSC’s “Global Retail Real Estate Convention” (RECON). For one week each year, the commercial construction industry converges on the desert city as national retail construction firms, retail brokers and retailers all get together […]