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In the Mix

— By Borja del Nido and Brian Cook —   Retail continues to grow through mixed-use developments.   The retail industry is in the middle of a major transition. Traditional, pure retail developments are decreasing, but that doesn’t mean retail

Brand Ambassador

— By Belinda O’Kelly — How to captivate ‘captive’ audiences at airports with stunning design. The thing that makes the design industry interesting is that our world as a context is constantly changing, and in turn, the changes influence design.

FRONTIER Building Completes North Miami Krispy Kreme

North Miami, Fla. — South Florida’s iconic Krispy Kreme, located on 167th Street in North Miami, has been replaced with a larger, more modern version of the famous Hot N’ Ready doughnut shop with a few additional features. FRONTIER Building

Building For the Future

While developers might take a decade to plan, design and build a project, how many technological changes take place in that time? Here’s how Urban-X Group has been planning for almost a decade with its River Landing Shops & Residences,

Cuhaci & Peterson Promotes Senior Vice President of Engineering

Orlando, Fla. — Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers and Planners has promoted Joe Keene to senior vice president of engineering. Formerly vice president of mechanical engineering, Keene will now oversee strategic direction and management of the firm’s engineering disciplines, including

Market Street in The Woodlands Completes Comprehensive Renovation

The Woodlands, Texas — Market Street – The Woodlands has completed a comprehensive makeover of the award-winning shopping, dining and entertainment destination just north of Houston known for its collection of first-to-market retailers and restaurants as well as Class A

Clark Construction Company Opens New Northern Michigan Office

Lansing, Mich. — Clark Construction Company has opened a new office location in Alpena, Mich. This growth strategy strengthens Clark’s presence and extends the reach of operations across all of Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. This also leads to

Knoebel Construction Names Senior Project Manager

St. Louis — Bryon Muir has been promoted to senior project manager at Knoebel Construction. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of select retail center, restaurant, grocery and retail store construction projects, both in St. Louis and nationally. He

Williams Company Southeast Completes Phase I of Vineland Pointe

Orlando, Fla. — Orlando, Fla.-based general contractor Williams Company Southeast has completed Phase I of the 450,000-square-foot Vineland Pointe retail center in Orlando. A joint development effort of O’Connor Capital Partners and LaSalle Investment Management, the center’s initial phase includes

Konover South Names EVP of Development & Construction

Deerfield Beach, Fla. — Former ALDI development executive Jeffrey Williams has been promoted to executive vice president of development and construction for Konover South, LLC. Having previously served as senior vice president of development, Williams now provides management and oversight

FRONTIER Building Completes First Chili’s in Pittsfield, Mass.

Miami — FRONTIER Building has completed the new Chili’s Grill & Bar located at 555 Hubbard Ave. in the Berkshire Crossing Shopping Center in Pittsfield, Mass. The 5,000-square-foot casual dining restaurant is a first for Pittsfield and the surrounding Berkshire

Weitzman to Remodel Fielder Plaza in Texas

Arlington, Texas — Weitzman’s management division will soon begin the redevelopment of Fielder Plaza, a 157,575-square-foot retail center in Arlington, Texas. The project will include a remodeling of the interior of the 52,000-square-foot anchor space occupied by grocer Tom Thumb,

Knoebel Construction Completes Mellow Mushroom in Missouri

St. Louis — The new Mellow Mushroom pizzeria in Cottleville, Mo., is complete and open, with Knoebel Construction serving as the general contractor.  Each Mellow Mushroom restaurant is locally owned and features a completely unique design. This eclectic and colorful

LEBOLO Hires Florida Retail Construction Veteran

Boynton Beach, Fla. — Florida retail construction veteran R.E. (Ed) McWhorter has joined Boynton Beach, Fla.-based LEBOLO Construction Management, Inc. as director of business development.

Skechers Breaks Ground on Corporate Headquarters Expansion

Manhattan Beach, Calif. — Footwear industry leader Skechers USA, Inc. has broken ground on an expansion of its corporate headquarters that will span several adjacent buildings in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach, Calif. The project will more than double the

Los Angeles’ HHLA Undergoing $30 Million Renovation

Los Angeles — Formerly The Promenade at Howard Hughes Center in Los Angeles, HHLA is undergoing a $30 million renovation spearheaded by developer and operator The Festival Companies. The project is slated for completion in 2019. The sprawling landmark destination

Construction Underway for Easton Town Center’s $500 Million Expansion

Columbus, Ohio — Easton Town Center is undergoing a significant expansion that will feature local and national retailers, breweries, restaurants, entertainment venues, hotels and public event space. The expansion will exceed $500 million of development over the next 4 years.

Englewood Construction Begins 4 Restaurant Projects

Chicago — Englewood Construction’s restaurant group has started work on four projects including a Bartaco location in Deerfield, Ill.; a new BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in Sterling Heights, Mich.; an Outback Steakhouse in Bloomington, Ill.; and the remodel of a