Retail

Retail Insights: Keys to a Successful Vendor Shop Design Experience

Vendor shops, or shop-in-shops, have grown to represent a significant percentage of a retailer’s main floor square footage. An allotment of nearly thirty percent is not uncommon and that area …

Four Things to Know About ICSC CenterBuild 2018

The International Council of Shopping Center’s (ICSC’s) annual CenterBuild Conference, held in late 2018, is the go-to symposium for retail design and construction professionals including developers, landlords, retailers, architects, engineers …

Saks Greenwich Complete

The Saks Shops at Greenwich is a premier shopping destination for discriminating buyers in Greenwich, CT.  Recently fully completed, the Saks Shops at Greenwich consists of three boutique stores located …

Retail Insights: Six Things to Know About Restaurant Carve Outs

Carving out space from traditional anchors for restaurant leases is a current trend in mall re-development…one which is good not only for the mall owner but also for the restauranteur …

Coming Soon: Bloomingdale’s at The SoNo Collection

Hixson is proud to be the Architect of Record and Engineer of Record for the Bloomingdale’s anchor store at The SoNo Collection, a new and exciting upscale retail development in …

Spotlight Shines on Westfield Valley Fair

The San Jose (CA) Mercury News recently provided a sneak peek into the renovations underway at the iconic Westfield Valley Fair mall. Hixson is proud to be a part of …

Why Due Diligence Should Be on Your To-Do List

As noted in Hixson’s Winter 2017 issue of Retail Insights, issues in existing buildings can greatly impact the schedule, cost, and even the design of the project. The earlier that …

VSMD Names Hixson as a “Top Retail Design Firm”

Hixson has been named as one of the top 50 global firms in the 2018 VSMD magazine Top Retail Design Firms report released this month.  Hixson, which works with top …

Technology in Retail Design

The shift from in-store to online shopping is creating great pressure on retailers and designers to develop more efficient and technologically smarter stores to remain relevant to consumers. Just as …

Rightsizing – Breathing New Life into Former Big Box Spaces

As big-box and department stores close nationwide, landlords are divvying up the vacated space to satisfy smaller, more modern retailers – a process known as “rightsizing.”  Read the full article.