November 4, 2011
By Katherine Field Boccaccio
Mixed-use isn’t news, but it continues to make headlines anyway. After a several-year period when ground-up building has ranged from sluggish to practically non-existent, a number of mixed-use projects are beginning to stir with renewed life as leasing gains traction once again.
Part of the reason for the rekindling of the format is the amenities it offers and the convenience-oriented tenant mix. Chain Store Age talked with four mixed use developers about the leasing and design strategies they employ that assure their projects not only get built, but have staying power.