Kohl’s Opening 65 Stores in 30 States

          On October 5, 2006, Kohl’s Department Stores embarked on the largest grand opening in its history, opening 65 stores in 30 states.  At an analysts’ convention in Tampa, they also revealed future plans for expansion.  Currently, Kohls has about 820 stores in 45 states; however, they plan to open 115 stores next year, and about […]

Chapel Hills Mall; Colorado Springs, Colorado

  With a 2005 estimated population of 520,000 people sitting at over 6,000 feet above sea level, metro Colorado Springs is a bustling economy.  Mainly known for Pike’s Peak, the Red Rocks area, and numerous military installations, the city grew over 30 percent in the 1990s.  Much of this growth was sprawl, in the way of strip malls, […]

The Shoppes at Buckland Hills; Manchester, Connecticut

The Shoppes at Buckland Hills (Which was formerly known as the esoterically-named Pavilions at Buckland Hills until sometime… err, recently) is (Are? Damn you, subject-verb agreement!) one of the two major malls serving the immediate Hartford area. It’s the newest of the two by far, with the distinctively Taubman-styled–and far more interesting–Westfarms being the other, […]

The Fashion Center; Paramus, New Jersey

Given the considerable buzz generated by our other Paramus mall posts, we present another: the largely-defunct Fashion Center. The Fashion Center is in many ways a true cousin to Paramus Park, because it’s located on the same big parcel of land and is accessible from Paramus Park via internal roadways. Note the way that there’s […]