Tuesday, October 22, 2019

As malls struggle with retail, more are embracing alternative occupants

Duluth News Tribune
In malls around the country shopping is drying up — and everything else is filling the void. Malls are becoming community catch-alls for government offices, dance studios, medical clinics, homeless centers, massage parlors, live theaters and even apartments.

The non-retail tenants are a smart response to a tough situation, say retail experts. They keep malls alive by maintaining foot traffic — even if no one is shopping.. . . more