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Penney’s turnaround strategy is bearing fruit
posted on Aug 29 16

imgresJ.C. Penney’s focus on merchandising and mall negotiations as key parts of the retailer’s turnaround strategy are paying off. All but about 10 of the retailer’s more than 1,000 stores are profitable, and store-closing plans by Macy’s and Sears may make J.C. Penney the sole anchor at some U..S malls. Read the Bloomberg story here

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New Proper brand offers more than standard luxury
posted on Aug 29 16

20160825_profiles_properWealthy, creative guests are the stated target of the new luxury brand Proper Hospitality. The goal is to create a homelike feel, as with the brand’s first hotel, Hollywood Proper Residences, which includes unfurnished apartments. Read the HotelNewsNow.com story here

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Mid-market Tin Hotels brand marks new tack for GHM
posted on Aug 29 16

To court middle-class travelers and millennials seeking bargains, General Hotel Management is entering the mid-market arena. The Singapore-based luxury and boutique resort collection will work with van de Bunt Partners on the Tin Hotels brand, with Dubai in the United Arab Emirates and Oman as its first sites. Read the Hotel Management online story here

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Outback parent maps South American growth strategy
posted on Aug 29 16

Outback Steakhouse and Carrabba’s Italian Grill parent Bloomin’ Brands is looking to Latin America for future growth. The Florida-based restaurant operator has hired an international real estate firm to help it expand in several markets, including Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Read the Tampa Bay Times story here

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$2B trolley line being built in San Diego
posted on Aug 29 16

A joint venture among Stacy and Witbek, Skanska and Herzog has started to construct a $2 billion trolley line in San Diego that will run from La Jolla’s University Town Center to downtown. The project includes nine stations and a concrete viaduct to carry the trolley. Read the La Jolla Light story here

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