Shopping Centers Today

DEC 2016

Shopping Centers Today is the news magazine of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

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creating comm- unities W I T H T H E I R I M A G I N AT I V E , D I V E R S E , I N N O VAT I V E U S E O F public space, today's shopping centers are transforming commu- nities into better, more-desirable places, observers say. "Develop- ment should be about the impact on the community and quality of life first and about the success of the retailers second," said Robert Stark, president and CEO of Cleveland-based Stark Enter- prises, whose firm has redeveloped 12 run-down city blocks in Westlake, near downtown Cleveland, into a parklike haven for international retailers and restaurants, attractive office buildings and luxury homes. This multiphase, $480 million mixed-use project, called Crocker Park, opened in 2004. >> B Y S T E V E M c L I N D E N

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