Malls of Tomorrow Will Be Less Big Box, More Lifestyle, and Play Well With E-Commerce Too

Fourteen miles outside of Boston, the ground floor of what was a Sears at Burlington Mall has been stripped down to the steel. Renovations scheduled to finished in summer 2020 will transform the space into a “streetscape” of smaller stores and restaurants facing out on to dining patios and a one-acre park. (Consumers who aren`t keen on harsh weather need not worry, the interior connecting hallways will remain open.) The rest of the mall is evolving too, getting a ride-sharing waiting room, a media lounge, and a kids` play area that will also have party rooms.

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RSK: I have been saying these things for years and now someone is finally doing it.



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