December 20, 2012
The old post office was built over 100 years ago, located between the White House and Capital Hill. What once was an unused building quickly transformed into 60,000 square feet of food shops, cafes and fine boutiques. In 1984 the multifaceted space hosted a New Years Eve party with over 50,000 guests.
December 13, 2012
Ever wonder what shopping magazines were like in the 1980s? Well, it was a whole lot different then online shopping. The strategy for mail order catalogs was solely the idea of luxury. The more glamour in the magazine the higher the sales were for the retail store.
November 29, 2012
Computer-aided design enabled architectural firms to preview designs for their clients three-dimensionally in 1984. What do you think is the most helpful computer software now almost 30 years later?
November 22, 2012
Expansion is a crucial part of success for any retail real estate. Howard N. Brownstein, always grinning, gives some valuable advice on this topic “Expansion isn’t like building on virgin land, because the new has to blend seamlessly with the old, in terms of function, traffic, and visual impact.”