|By PR Newswire||
|December 3, 2012 11:22 AM EST||
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capping a year of numerous retail openings and expansions at its 28 shopping centers, the leasing momentum continues for Taubman as the mall owner and developer today announced numerous tenant openings and additions to its portfolio of highly productive properties at the start of the ICSC New York National Conference.
Distinctive retail names such as Tory Burch and Jimmy Choo, several firsts in the country including Halston Heritage and G-Star Raw Outlet, and novel concepts such as Alex and Ani and Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que are among the retail highlights at these Taubman centers:
City Creek Center (Salt Lake City, Utah): The country's only major regional mall to open this year, City Creek Center is the retail centerpiece of one of the nation's largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects, located in the heart of Salt Lake City. The unique shopping environment with its retractable roof, a rushing creek, pedestrian skybridge and more, offers more than 100 premium stores and restaurants - - over 30 of which are unique to the market. Recent additions include Anthropologie, Apple, Athleta, Art of Shaving and West Elm. Joining the center next year will be Microsoft, Brio Tuscan Grille, Johnny Rockets "The Original Hamburger" and Alex and Ani, an eco-friendly, fashion jewelry company.
Beverly Center (Los Angeles, Calif.): Taubman's luxury portfolio continues to grow at Los Angeles' premier fashion destination, Beverly Center, where Dolce & Gabbana recently opened a 6,500-square-foot store, and the country's first Z Zegna will open soon. Showcasing refined urban elegance, Z Zegna collections fuse modern technology with the signature quality and style of global luxury menswear leader Ermenegildo Zegna. Beverly Center also is where Halston Heritage will be debuting one of its first freestanding stores in 2013. The Halston Heritage brand was built on the core principles of its iconic past: simplicity and timeless elegance.
The Mall at Short Hills (Short Hills, N.J.): The region's preeminent shopping destination recently added several more world-class tenants to its luxury lineup, including the recently opened Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani Black Label and Yves Saint Laurent. Prestigious watch retailer Tourbillon will open a boutique soon, as will French men's swim and resort wear brand Vilebrequin.
The Mall at Green Hills (Nashville, Tenn.): Nashville's premier upscale retail destination welcomed several notable names in fashion this year, including Tory Burch, Michael Kors, Nordstrom, Ann Taylor, EILEEN FISHER and the recently opened Jimmy Choo.
The Shops at Willow Bend (Plano, Texas): The Shops at Willow Bend is becoming the region's premier destination for stylish home decor. Restoration Hardware and Z Gallerie opened this year, joining Crate & Barrel, and the soon to open Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, comfortable and eco-friendly home furnishing, that will be making its spring debut in 2013. Also new at The Shops at Willow Bend are H&M, G by Guess, LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, The Shark Bar & Grill, a new and expanded Johnston & Murphy, as well as the expansion of Forever 21 to over 38,000 square feet.
Dolphin Mall (Miami, Fla.): Miami-Dade County's number-one value-retail shopping tourist attraction is also one of Taubman's most productive centers in its portfolio. Opening this week is the perennially popular restaurant The Cheesecake Factory, and coming soon is the country's first G-Star Raw Outlet.
Westfarms (Farmington, Conn.): The premier shopping center of central Connecticut, Westfarms is home to many unique-to-the-market retailers such as Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. In the coming weeks the center will add Tory Burch and Kiehl's Since 1851 to its exclusive lineup.
The Mall at Partridge Creek (Clinton Township, Mich.): Metro Detroit's popular open-air regional shopping center recently welcomed LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, GNC Live Well and an expanded Forever 21 and Eddie Bauer. Opening soon are L'Occitane en Provence, White House Black Market, the state's first Alex and Ani, and an expanded Victoria's Secret/Pink.
Stamford Town Center (Stamford, Conn.): One of America's super-regional shopping centers, Stamford Town Center features more than 100 premium shops and restaurants including the recently added Pottery Barn and L'Occitane en Provence.
Northlake Mall (Charlotte, N.C.): Forever 21 recently reopened at North Charlotte's major regional shopping destination, nearly tripling the size of its former store at that location. Chico's and White House Black Market will also join the center's fashionable lineup.
Sunvalley (Concord, Calif.): Contra Costa County's largest shopping center launched a multimillion dollar renovation this year while welcoming several new tenants, including the recently opened G by Guess and, coming soon, Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que. Since its 1999 debut in Long Beach, fast-growing Lucille's has become the favorite destination for "the best Bar-B-Que with the finest Southern hospitality."
Other notable, appetizing additions to the dining options at Taubman centers include the recently opened Mastro's Steakhouse at El Paseo Village in Southern California's Coachella Valley, and Brio coming soon to Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Va.
Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) is an S&P MidCap 400 Real Estate Investment Trust. Taubman is engaged in the ownership, management and/or leasing of 28 regional, super-regional and outlet shopping centers in the U.S. and Asia. Taubman's U.S. owned properties are the most productive in the publicly held U.S. regional mall industry. Taubman is currently developing Taubman Prestige Outlets Chesterfield in Chesterfield, Missouri; The Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota, Florida; The Mall of San Juan in San Juan, Puerto Rico; and shopping malls in Xi'an, China and Hanam, South Korea. Taubman Centers is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Taubman Asia, the platform for Taubman Centers' expansion into China and South Korea, is headquartered in Hong Kong. Founded in 1950, Taubman has over 60 years of experience in the shopping center industry. For more information about Taubman, visit www.taubman.com.
For ease of use, references in this press release to "Taubman Centers," "company," "Taubman" or an operating platform mean Taubman Centers, Inc. and/or one or more of a number of separate, affiliated entities. Business is actually conducted by an affiliated entity rather than Taubman Centers, Inc. itself or the named operating platform.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements reflect management's current views with respect to future events and financial performance. The forward-looking statements included in this release are made as of the date hereof. Except as required by law, we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future. Actual results may differ materially from those expected because of various risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to the global credit environment and the continuing impacts of the recent U.S. recession, other changes in general economic and real estate conditions, changes in the interest rate environment and the availability of financing, fluctuations of foreign currency, adverse changes in the retail industry, general development risks, and integration and other acquisition risks. Other risks and uncertainties are discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K.
SOURCE Taubman Centers, Inc.
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, will discuss how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.
Oct. 22, 2014 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 965
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today added 96 new products to the Spansion® FM4 Family of flexible microcontrollers (MCUs). Based on the ARM® Cortex®-M4F core, the new MCUs boast a 200 MHz operating frequency and support a diverse set of on-chip peripherals for enhanced human machine interfaces (HMIs) and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. The rich set of periphera...
Oct. 21, 2014 08:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,356
SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, the recurring revenue expert, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Aria Systems helps leading businesses connect their customers with the products and services they love. Industry leaders like Pitney Bowes, Experian, AAA NCNU, VMware, HootSuite and many others choose Aria to power their recurring revenue business and deliver exceptional experiences to their customers.
Oct. 21, 2014 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,159
The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to require a new way of thinking and of developing software for speed, security and innovation. This requires IT leaders to balance business as usual while anticipating for the next market and technology trends. Cloud provides the right IT asset portfolio to help today’s IT leaders manage the old and prepare for the new. Today the cloud conversation is evolving from private and public to hybrid. This session will provide use cases and insights to reinforce the value of the network in helping organizations to maximize their company’s cloud experience.
Oct. 21, 2014 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,162
The Internet of Things (IoT) is making everything it touches smarter – smart devices, smart cars and smart cities. And lucky us, we’re just beginning to reap the benefits as we work toward a networked society. However, this technology-driven innovation is impacting more than just individuals. The IoT has an environmental impact as well, which brings us to the theme of this month’s #IoTuesday Twitter chat. The ability to remove inefficiencies through connected objects is driving change throughout every sector, including waste management. BigBelly Solar, located just outside of Boston, is trans...
Oct. 21, 2014 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,489
SYS-CON Events announced today that Matrix.org has been named “Silver Sponsor” of Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Matrix is an ambitious new open standard for open, distributed, real-time communication over IP. It defines a new approach for interoperable Instant Messaging and VoIP based on pragmatic HTTP APIs and WebRTC, and provides open source reference implementations to showcase and bootstrap the new standard. Our focus is on simplicity, security, and supporting the fullest feature set.
Oct. 20, 2014 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,239
Predicted by Gartner to add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is based on the idea that devices, systems and services will connect in simple, transparent ways, enabling seamless interactions among devices across brands and sectors. As this vision unfolds, it is clear that no single company can accomplish the level of interoperability required to support the horizontal aspects of the IoE. The AllSeen Alliance, announced in December 2013, was formed with the goal to advance IoE adoption and innovation in the connected home, healthcare, education, aut...
Oct. 20, 2014 11:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,678
SYS-CON Events announced today that Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, will exhibit at Internet of @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, a...
Oct. 20, 2014 09:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,244
The only place to be June 9-11 is Cloud Expo & @ThingsExpo 2015 East at the Javits Center in New York City. Join us there as delegates from all over the world come to listen to and engage with speakers & sponsors from the leading Cloud Computing, IoT & Big Data companies. Cloud Expo & @ThingsExpo are the leading events covering the booming market of Cloud Computing, IoT & Big Data for the enterprise. Speakers from all over the world will be hand-picked for their ability to explore the economic strategies that utility/cloud computing provides. Whether public, private, or in a hybrid form, clo...
Oct. 20, 2014 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,961
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
Oct. 20, 2014 03:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,682
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace.
Oct. 20, 2014 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,672
Be Among the First 100 to Attend & Receive a Smart Beacon. The Physical Web is an open web project within the Chrome team at Google. Scott Jenson leads a team that is working to leverage the scalability and openness of the web to talk to smart devices. The Physical Web uses bluetooth low energy beacons to broadcast an URL wirelessly using an open protocol. Nearby devices can find all URLs in the room, rank them and let the user pick one from a list. Each device is, in effect, a gateway to a web page. This unlocks entirely new use cases so devices can offer tiny bits of information or simple i...
Oct. 20, 2014 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,775
Things are being built upon cloud foundations to transform organizations. This CEO Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Roger Strukhoff, Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo conference chair, will address the big issues involving these technologies and, more important, the results they will achieve. How important are public, private, and hybrid cloud to the enterprise? How does one define Big Data? And how is the IoT tying all this together?
Oct. 20, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,658
Oct. 20, 2014 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,862
TechCrunch reported that "Berlin-based relayr, maker of the WunderBar, an Internet of Things (IoT) hardware dev kit which resembles a chunky chocolate bar, has closed a $2.3 million seed round, from unnamed U.S. and Switzerland-based investors. The startup had previously raised a €250,000 friend and family round, and had been on track to close a €500,000 seed earlier this year — but received a higher funding offer from a different set of investors, which is the $2.3M round it’s reporting."
Oct. 20, 2014 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,598
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.
Oct. 19, 2014 10:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,552
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we're hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news item seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital busines...
Oct. 19, 2014 09:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,827
Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. We have s...
Oct. 19, 2014 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,481
The Internet of Things needs an entirely new security model, or does it? Can we save some old and tested controls for the latest emerging and different technology environments? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, will review hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal privacy options and a new risk balance you might not expect.
Oct. 19, 2014 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,917
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, will discuss the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. The presentation will also discuss how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics to discuss are barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold.
Oct. 19, 2014 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,698