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Dave & Buster’s plans fast-casual taco concept
posted on Sep 24 18

Dining and entertainment chain Dave & Buster’s will launch a fast-casual concept called TNT Tacos before the end of the year. TNT Tacos’ menu will mirror the street fare served by taco trucks. Read the Nation’s Restaurant News story here

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Concerns grow that outlet centers are becoming overbuilt
posted on Sep 24 18

By many metrics, outlet centers are thriving, especially in comparison to regional malls. Although outlet centers make up slightly more than 1% of U.S. retail space, some people worry that this asset class may become overbuilt. Read the National Real Estate Investor online story here

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Bloomingdale’s introduces WellChemist beauty concept
posted on Sep 24 18

Bloomingdale’s will open a beauty shop-in-shop concept called WellChemist this month, with a focus on clean beauty, says Women’s Wear Daily. The first WellChemist shop is slated to open Sept. 28 at the retailer’s New York City flagship, with eight more set to debut in October.

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ACOG: Construction employment rises
posted on Sep 24 18

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between August 2017 and August 2018, while 33 states added construction jobs between July and August, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials welcomed the job gains but noted that the numbers would have been higher if contractors could only find more qualified workers to hire.  (more…)

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Hotels see business case for solar energy
posted on Sep 21 18

The 133-key Courtyard by Marriott Lancaster in Pennsylvania is an example of how hotels are becoming savvy to the benefits of solar power. The property is going 100% solar, a move that will save money in the long run. Read the Hotel News Now story here

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