MALLS

Manila malls find novel uses for vacant space amid slump

MANILA • Property developers in the Philippines are considering novel alternative uses for malls as people stay home and prefer to buy things online.

Landlords offer delivery support for F&B tenants amid Covid-19

WITH delivery becoming a lifeline for food and beverage (F&B) outlets during the Covid-19 outbreak, some landlords are chipping in to help their tenants on that front, in addition to rental...

Malls ordered to stop large group activities, implement crowd control

FROM this Friday until the end of April, malls and standalone stores - the like of furniture chains Ikea and Courts - will have to abide by stringent safe-distancing measures, which include...

Rental rebates for retail tenants at Wisma Atria, Ngee Ann City

Starhill Global Real Estate Investment Trust (SGReit) is rolling out rental rebates and marketing assistance for tenants at its two Singapore properties, Wisma Atria and Ngee Ann City in Orchard...

BHG Retail Reit closes stores at two China malls to contain virus spread

BHG Retail Real Estate Investment Trust (BHG Retail Reit) has temporarily closed all stores except for the supermarkets and certain food and beverage (F&B) outlets providing delivery services at...

Malls dying? These in US have found a way to thrive

NEW YORK • Some retailers in the US have turned to extras like virtual-reality headsets and touch-screen mirrors to give shoppers an experience they cannot get online.

Malls turning to experiences, activities to woo back customers: Report

With the disruption posed by e-commerce, retail malls in Singapore are rapidly evolving beyond mere sales to introducing experiential and activity-based concepts to entice customers to return,...

Isetan S'pore, SGReit say no deal yet on stake in Wisma Atria

Isetan Singapore and YTL Starhill Global Reit (SGReit) Management have not yet inked a deal on the potential acquisition of Isetan's strata area at shopping mall Wisma Atria, both companies...

New Funan mall secures 95% take-up ahead of Friday opening with physical Taobao store, Nikon School

SINGAPORE - Ahead of its June 28 opening, the new shopping mall at Funan has achieved 95 per cent committed occupancy for its retail space, including Singapore's first standalone physical Taobao...

Funan mall to reopen on June 28; secures over 90% take-up for retail, office towers

SINGAPORE - Funan has achieved 92 per cent in commitment for retail leasing to date as well as 98 per cent in pre-leasing commitment for its twin office blocks, according to a joint media...

Eatery chains woo younger diners with smart technology, hip interiors and better food variety

SINGAPORE - Enter OldTown White Coffee at Suntec City, and the built-in camera in the self-ordering kiosk scans your face. Your name, favourite orders, past purchases, how you take your coffee,...