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August 27, 2014

As supermarket tenants are challenged to meet the needs of an increasingly diversified and sophisticated consumer base, and given the significant trend toward consolidation, landlords are tasked with delivering top-notch grocery-anchored centers — with a diminishing number of anchors from which to choose.

June 27, 2013

The numbers tell the story: According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 52 million Hispanics living in the United States, making people of Hispanic origin the nation's largest ethnic or race minority. The Bureau forecasts that by 2050, this demographic will number 132.8 million — or about 30% of the population. By 2015, one in three newborns will be of Latino descent. And while the overall U.S. population is getting older, the Latino community remains young: More than 60% of the U.S. Hispanic population is under 35, and 75% is under 45. 

December 13, 2012

YCD Multimedia announced that watch retailer Tourneau, has selected YCD's C-nario Messenger digital signage platform as the engine behind a unique video display in its new concept store in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, Calif.

New York -- YCD Multimedia announced that watch retailer Tourneau, has selected YCD's C-nario Messenger digital signage platform as the engine behind a unique video display in its new concept store in South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, Calif. The integrator was Media Services Worldwide, a U.S. provider of design, integration and installation services.


July 20, 2012

Port Hueneme, Calif. -- Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Donahue Schriber said it has started the first phase of a $1.5-million renovation of Mandalay Village Marketplace, a 193,964-sq.-ft. shopping center in Port Hueneme, Calif.

The Ralphs and CVS Pharmacy-anchored center also includes Petco and Do It Best Hardware.

Mandalay Village Marketplace was purchased by Donahue Schriber at the beginning of 2012 as part of a strategic acquisitions plan following the retail owner and developer's $1.2 billion recapitalization last year.

March 27, 2012

ChrisAnn and Roger Richards announced the opening of their second wine and cheese bar and shop, Wine Lab at The Camp, located in the restaurant and shopping destination at 2937 Bristol Street in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Costa Mesa, Calif. -- ChrisAnn and Roger Richards announced the opening of their second wine and cheese bar and shop, Wine Lab at The Camp, located in the restaurant and shopping destination at 2937 Bristol Street in Costa Mesa, Calif.

The 1,270 sq.-ft. bar, designed with a mid-century flair, augments the debut location in Newport, Calif., and features wines and beer on tap as well as a retail shop.
 

February 9, 2012

The latest jewel in the portfolio of Mexican department store operator Liverpool took top honors in Chain Store Age’s 30th annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.

New York City -- The latest jewel in the portfolio of Mexican department store operator Liverpool took top honors in Chain Store Age’s 30th annual Retail Store of the Year design competition. The company’s 319,000-sq.-ft. store in the Mexico City suburb of Interlomas was named Store of the Year and was also the winning entry in the Department Store category.

Here is a complete list of the winning projects, all of which will be featured in the March issue of Chain Store Age and reviewed at its annual SPECS Conference:

December 8, 2011

Ikea said it has officially plugged-in four Blink Pedestal electric vehicle charging stations at its Costa Mesa, Calif., store as part of its partnership with ECOtality.

Costa Mesa, Calif. -- Ikea said Thursday it has officially plugged-in four Blink Pedestal electric vehicle charging stations at its Costa Mesa, Calif., store as part of its partnership with ECOtality.

The initiative represents the fourth such project for IKEA in the United States.  Installation also is planned at five other IKEA stores in the Western U.S. 

September 27, 2011

When Donahue Schriber made the decision to renovate its Del Mar Highlands asset two years ago, the objective was far different than the customary shopping center rehab. 


The 20-year-old Carmel Valley property was already the flagship of the Costa Mesa, Calif.-based developer’s portfolio, so the renovation wouldn’t be about fixing something that was broken, but rather improving an already successful center.


July 25, 2011

Costa Mesa, Calif.-based shopping center developer Donahue Schriber announced it has successfully completed the final piece of a $1.2 billion balance sheet recapitalization.

Costa Mesa, Calif. -- Costa Mesa, Calif.-based shopping center developer Donahue Schriber announced it has successfully completed the final piece of a $1.2 billion balance sheet recapitalization.

The recapitalization occurred through several transactions.  The final piece was a $365 million refinance with a bank syndicate led by Bank of America and also included Wells Fargo Bank, U.S. Bank, PNC Bank, Union Bank and City National Bank. 

November 22, 2010

Anne Fontaine has opened a store at South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, Calif. The 1,510 –sq.-ft. shop is based on the company’s New York flagship designed by architect Andree Putman.

New York - Anne Fontaine has opened a store at South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, Calif.  The 1,510 -sq.-ft. shop is based on the company’s New York flagship designed by architect Andree Putman.

The new store combines natural materials and textures that embody the essence of Fontaine’s love of modernity and nature.

"The concept behind the shop is simple; to experience a little bit of the French lifestyle," said designer Anne Fontaine

September 8, 2010

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September 30, 2008

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June 30, 2008

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June 30, 2007

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February 28, 2007

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