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KPA In The News: Top 100 Rising Giants via InteriorDesign.net

Kenneth Park Architects is well-known in the retail design industry for its superb work in designing innovative brand concepts and prototype designs for some of the most exciting names in fashion. We’ve completed national and international rollouts numbering in the hundreds and provided our commercial and mixed-use expertise on some of the boldest developments in …

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Shop Talk 360 Panel Discussion Review

Shop Talk 360 Panel

Last week KPA attended ShopTalk360’s panel discussion, titled The Value of the Built Environment, Creating and Sustaining Today’s Brand Experience. Moderator and producer, Grace Daly hosted the event at the Hafele America show room with panelists Dedrick Kirkem, Michael Fairclough, Carol Miller, and David Millican, from John Varvatos, Bild/Bildable.com, Bloomingdales, and Chick-Fil-A, respectively. Panelists’ responses …

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5 Takeaways from 2017 ICSC RECon

ICSC Recon Industry

It’s been a tumultuous year so far, to say the least. As anyone with eyes on the industry and the law can attest, news of bankruptcies and store closures have been mitigated by reports of innovative retail experiments and bold, ambitious developments. Moreover, it is also no secret that more businesses than ever before have …

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The Next Great American Malls

Assigning A Grade In just the past year, the narrative has shifted. While op-eds about the impending death of brick and mortar retail have not become a thing of the past, the conversation of recent has become more nuanced. In addition to the usual narratives about the overwhelming ascendancy of e-commerce, the shopping mall, an …

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5 Takeaways from RECon 2016

Every spring, the already thriving and convention-friendly city of Vegas becomes just a little busier as the retail industry descends upon the city of Lights. This year’s behemoth of a convention, ICSC’s annual global Real Estate Convention (RECon) returned from May 23 to 25, with over 36,000 attendees, the highest on record. KPA was right …

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