Chain Store Age
If you’re looking for retailing trends, news on shopping center development, or store design info, this is the place to go. The site requires a one-time free registration to access and use its contents. Information includes everything from disaster planning to project profiles. Want to know what Target and Best Buy facilities are up to? Find out here.
[Editor’s Note: “This is a great way to keep up on retail buildings – who’s doing what, and how they’re getting it done.”]
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
This council encourages the research of architecture and design regarding shopping centers and the development of improved management and maintenance methods. Use this site to retrieve research reports and full-text articles, access databases, and review leasing/purchasing opportunities.
[Editor’s Note: “The Education portion of the website lists great opportunities for retail professionals to participate in certified development courses.”]
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