The Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota Named “Best Retail Development, Florida” by the International Property Awards
Center honored as it celebrates its one-year anniversary The Mall at University Town Center (UTC) has two milestones to celebrate this month – its one year anniversary on October 16, and receiving recognition as the “Best Retail Development, Florida” by the International Property Awards. With this win UTC, owned and managed by Taubman in partnership with Benderson Development Inc. , is now in the running for the IPA’s “Best Retail Development, Americas” and “Best Retail Development, World” honors that will be announced on October 23 . “We received numerous submissions for outstanding developments,” said Stuart Shield, president of the UK-based International Property Awards. “These impressive projects are not only attractive to the eye, they are highly functional, eco-friendly and feature state-of-the-art technology.” Ron Loch , AIA, vice president, planning and design for Taubman, led the design vision for the project, one of the company’s crown jewels. “We are very proud to receive...
Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the ‘Peanuts Movie’ Gang Coming to Taubman Shopping Centers in October
Exclusive Halloween-themed TV lounge celebrates the upcoming release of ‘The Peanuts Movie’ debuting in theaters nationwide on November 6 BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 5, 2015 – In celebration of the upcoming release of ‘The Peanuts Movie,’ a special family-friendly experience and first-hand look at the 3D movie is being offered exclusively at six Taubman shopping centers throughout the month of October. The movie will be in theaters nationwide on November 6. The Peanuts TV Lounges will showcase The Peanuts Movie trailer and a 3D dog house, decorated just in time for Halloween by the lovable beagle Snoopy. Guests will also have an opportunity to choose which Peanuts character is their favorite by visiting each center’s Facebook page for a chance to win tickets to the movie and a $100 American Express gift card. "Many of us grew up alongside these loveable characters, so we’re excited to provide this sneak peak of the new movie for individuals and families,” said Glenda Cole, vice...
Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and Bulgari among 18 New Stores Debuting this Month at The Mall of San Juan
More than 10 additional stores and restaurants slated to open by year’s end SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 17, 2015 – The Mall of San Juan today announced 18 new stores, including Puerto Rico’s only Williams-Sonoma and Pottery Barn, along with luxury brands Bulgari and Gustavo Arango and the 100th Oil & Vinegar store will join its shopping and dining lineup this month - the majority of which are exclusive to the market. “Our lineup of premium retailers and restaurants will become even more distinctive this month,” said Marnie Marquina, marketing and sponsorship director, The Mall of San Juan. “From talented Puerto Rican designers to stores exclusive to the island, we’re excited to offer our customers a truly unique shopping and dining experience.” The 18 new stores expected to open in September at The Mall of San Juan include: *Agent Provocateur Ann Taylor Bienteveo en el Mar *Big Time Brooks Brothers *Bulgari *Fit2Run, The Runner’s Superstore GUESS *Gustavo Arango Joaquin...