Corporate Communications Manager
911: Resuscitating a Dead Mall
By Onesty Friday, Mark Seabold | Aug 8, 2019
Once on the Dead Malls list, the former Sycamore Mall made a huge comeback and is now a vibrant and unique shopping and entertainment destination known as the Iowa City Marketplace.
Mall Anchor Sinks
By Onesty Friday, Mark Seabold | Jul 31, 2019
When Sears went dark at Coral Ridge Mall, it left a large vacancy at the front door to the regional shopping center. Brookfield Properties, the mall’s owner, saw this as an opportunity to create a more dynamic retail presence.
Paul's Discount Store: Raise the (New) Roof
By Onesty Friday, Mark Seabold | Jul 25, 2019
When one door closes another door opens.
Marketplace at Clinton: Hole-y Retail, Big Box!
By Onesty Friday, Mark Seabold | Jul 18, 2019
It’s a story familiar across America. A big-box retailer closes its door and leaves a large, dark windowless-building along a major thoroughfare.
Back from the Dead: Breathing Life into Large, Empty Retail Spaces
By Onesty Friday, Mark Seabold | Jul 11, 2019
“Back from the Dead” suggests that there is some kind of “Retail Apocalypse” happening in America today…and if you read the headlines, you may think that is true.