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December 3, 2012

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  • Santa Monica Place wins Gold Award from ICSC
    Santa Monica Place won a Gold Award in the sustainable design category in ICSC's 2012 Design & Development Awards. The 537,112-square-foot center, is owned managed and leased by Macerich. It recently was renovated into an open-air destination. It is one of the few large urban retail centers that is be LEED Gold certified. SCT Newswire (11/30) Email this Story
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  • Primaris Retail REIT buys two centers for $319.8M
    Primaris Retail REIT has acquired two shopping centers for $319.8 million. The seller was Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited. The properties are Regent Mall in Fredericton, New Brunswick and McAllister Place in Saint John, New Brunswick. (11/30) Email this Story
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Oviedo Mall, Owned by CW Capital, Makes "Everyone Happy" with New Indoor Playground "We have already seen families enjoying the indoor play area either before they shop or after grabbing lunch in the food court," says Sara Steffes, Marketing Manager. "Everyone is happy. Mom and dad get to shop, have lunch, and entertain the kids all in one place. (More)
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  • Target bets on high-end holiday partnership
    Target's holiday strategy this year rests largely on a collection created in collaboration with Neiman Marcus. The new line that launched Saturday to combat the post-Thanksgiving lull will give customers access to products from high-end designers that might normally be out of reach, the retailer says. "We are making these designers available to people who normally would not get to experience them," said a Target executive. CNBC (12/1) Email this Story

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  • How to keep your energy up all day
    There are healthy ways to feel energized without using caffeine, registered dietitian Tiffany Barrett writes. Exercise, sleep and stress reduction are important, along with good nutrition, which includes getting enough water, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and magnesium. CNN (11/27) Email this Story
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