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June 10, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts has filed for permits to open its first traditional restaurants in California. The new restaurants are planned for Downey, Long Beach, Modesto, Santa Monica and Whittier.

Canton, Mass. — Dunkin’ Donuts has filed for permits to open its first traditional restaurants in California. The new restaurants are planned for Downey, Long Beach, Modesto, Santa Monica and Whittier.

May 6, 2014

The New York office of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage recently arranged $17.5 million in financing for 631 Wilshire Boulevard, a mixed-use property in Santa Monica, California.

New York — The New York office of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage recently arranged $17.5 million in financing for 631 Wilshire Boulevard, a mixed-use property in Santa Monica, California. The borrowers are Pacshore Partners and GreenOak Real Estate.

The two-year loan came through Berkadia’s proprietary bridge lending program. It features two extension options for one year, a 65% loan-to-value ratio and a 75% loan-to-cost ratio.

July 1, 2013

The mantra of “move, nourish, believe” occupies a prominent spot on the blue walls of Lorna Jane, Santa Monica, Calif.

The mantra of “move, nourish, believe” occupies a prominent spot on the blue walls of Lorna Jane, Santa Monica, Calif. With its bright colors, fashionable accents, and welcoming atmosphere, the store has an upbeat, sporty-girl vibe that is very much in keeping with the Australian active wear brand’s positioning. Motivational expressions can be found throughout the space.

January 7, 2013

1. Baby & Child, Santa Monica, Calif.
A brand new concept from Restoration Hardware, Baby & Child offers a hip, modern take on upscale children's’ home furnishings. With its taupe tones and sophisticated stylings, this new format is far removed from the pastel, whimsical universe of Pottery Barn Kids and most other kids’ stores. Read More

June 12, 2012

Santa Monica Place, the open-air shopping center in downtown Santa Monica, Calif., has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Santa Monica, Calif. -- Santa Monica Place, the open-air shopping center in downtown Santa Monica, Calif., has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

January 12, 2012

Kohl's Corp. said it is doubling the size of its design office in New York City, as well as adding its first design studio on the West Coast, in Santa Monica, Calif.

Menomonee Falls, Wis. -- Kohl's Corp. said Thursday it is doubling the size of its design office in New York City, as well as adding its first design studio on the West Coast, in Santa Monica, Calif.

The move, said the company, represents a commitment to its exclusive brands.

"The investment reinforces our commitment to offering world-class brands at compelling value to our customers," said Kevin Mansell, Kohl's chairman, president and CEO, in a statement.

June 30, 2011

O'Neill Clothing, a surf, snow and youth lifestyle brand, will open a flagship in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 8.

New York City -- O'Neill Clothing, a surf, snow and youth lifestyle brand, will open a flagship in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 8.

Inspired by the oceanfront home of company founder Jack O'Neill's, the store is designed to offer an authentic environment to illustrate the brand’s lifestyle. Window displays showcase one-of-a-kind artwork from O'Neill employees and friends, and the interior is lined with various photography from past decades and current advertising campaigns.

June 2, 2011

Open-air shopping destination Santa Monica (Calif.) Place has launched a new gift card partnership to benefit local public schools. One dollar from the purchase fee for every Santa Monica Place Gift Card and GIVE Green Gift Card sold at the center will go to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation.

Open-air shopping destination Santa Monica (Calif.) Place has launched a new gift card partnership to benefit local public schools. One dollar from the purchase fee for every Santa Monica Place Gift Card and GIVE Green Gift Card sold at the center will go to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation.

April 19, 2011

Hot Topic has always strived to reflect the tastes, interests and attitudes of its customers and the newest evolution of its prototype is no exception.

Hot Topic has always strived to reflect the tastes, interests and attitudes of its customers and the newest evolution of its prototype is no exception. The store, in Santa Monica, Calif., and designed in collaboration with JGA, Southfield, Mich., is sleek and transparent. It mirrors the world of Hot Topic’s tech-savvy customers by seamlessly blending social and technological components into the shopping experience. The end result is a highly interactive environment; from access to online music-listening to stations where shoppers can co-create their own designs for t-shirts.

February 10, 2011

A 3,500-sq.-ft. Walmart? Sounds hard to believe, but the world’s largest retailer broke new ground in January when it opened “Walmart on Campus” on the grounds of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The store, open to students and non-students alike, reflects the sea change that has occurred at Wal-Mart Stores and throughout the industry during the past couple of years as retailers across the board show increased flexibility and a willingness to rethink formats and footprints — most often, by thinking smaller. 


August 26, 2010

Nordstrom on Friday opened the doors to its new 122,000-sq.-ft. store at Santa Monica Place,...

August 9, 2010

The opening of the newly redeveloped Santa Monica Place, in Santa Monica, Calif., on Aug. 6, is noteworthy on several levels, not the least being that it marks the debut of the most ambitious shopping center in some time.

The opening of the newly redeveloped Santa Monica Place, in Santa Monica, Calif., on Aug. 6, is noteworthy on several levels,  not the least being that it marks the debut of the most ambitious shopping center in some time. In fact, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers, it is the only major mall to debut in the United States this year.

August 6, 2010

Bloomingdale’s has opened the doors on its 41st location: an anchor store in the renovated Santa Monica Place, in Santa Monica, Calif.

Bloomingdale’s has opened the doors on its 41st location: an anchor store in the renovated Santa Monica Place, in Santa  Monica, Calif. Fashioned after New York City's Soho location, the new store has an eclectic feel and cool vibe. It was designed to capture the diversity and culture of Santa Monica while adding a distinctive Bloomingdale's presence.

August 1, 2010

Bloomingdale's will open its store in Santa Monica on Aug. 6. Fashioned after the company’s...

January 28, 2010

Tory Burch, as well as Ben Bridge Jeweler and Charles David, will open at the...

October 15, 2009

Macerich announced Thursday that is Santa Monica Place shopping center is targeting LEED (Leadership in...

September 9, 2008

Macy's Inc. said it will open three Bloomingdale's stores in California and Washington, D.C., as...

July 14, 2008

Specialty retailer Nordstrom plans to open a new store in Santa Monica, Calif., in fall...

April 30, 2008

As shoppers get more comfortable shopping online, they are choosing electronic communications over the...

December 31, 2007

Santa Monica, Calif.-based The Macerich Co. kept close tabs on Santa Claus during the...

August 30, 2007

Pay more, get less.Talk about a kiss-of-death sentence—but that is what property owners in the...

May 31, 2007

“At a time when rents are up, construction costs continue to rise, financial restatements are...

May 31, 2007

Accruent unveiled new products—some upgrades to existing solutions—at its annual user’s conference, held April 10-13,...

April 30, 2007

Few places on earth are as scenic as Boulder, Colo. But, over the last several...

April 30, 2007

Editor’s Note:Chain Store Age’s 18th annual survey of Fastest-Growing Managers measured domestic and international third-party...