Friday, June 12, 2020

As retailers begin reopening, Assembly Row's developer gets creative

Boston Business Journal
The developer and manager of Assembly Row, the expansive outdoor mall in Somerville, has had to get creative during the coronavirus pandemic.

When French bakery Paul was forced to shutter, Federal Realty Investment Trust moved quickly to open a pop-up from bakery, Flour, in its place. In place of the darkened AMC movie theater, Federal is planning to show outdoor movies at the nearby K-Mart parking lot — the same location Federal had earlier donated for a Battelle N95 mask decontamination system to deploy at the height of the Covid-19 crisis. . . . more