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Recommended Reading: The 3 Best CRE Articles of the Week

Every week, VTS scours the web to find the most insightful, valuable articles in CRE across the office, retail, and industrial sectors. Here’s what we have for you this week.

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Simon, GGP Scoop up Aeropostale in Unexpected Move

Simon Property Group and General Growth Properties, the country’s two biggest mall owners, are getting understandably tired of stores in their properties closing and of the subsequent vacancies. So they couldn’t have been thrilled when Aeropostale, a large teen-apparel retailer based primarily in malls, filed for bankruptcy in May.

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Target and Other Big Box Retailers Trying Out Small, Flexible-format Stores

Perhaps bigger isn’t always better, at least when it comes to store size. Giant retailer Target’s mantra appears to be “go small, go flexible, and go urban,” as it adapts its stores to fit different locations and lifestyles.

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Why Retailers Are Embracing Kiosks

Kiosks — the the islands of retail among a sea of foot traffic — provide a symbiotic relationship between creative retailers and landlords. For that reason, the kiosk business is expanding. From now until 2021, it is expected to have a growth rate of 4.7 percent.

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