scottsdale fashion square Archives

Scottsdale Fashion Square renovations show dedication to brick-and-mortar

Scottsdale Fashion Square
by in AZRE Magazine | Retail

The renovations at Scottsdale Fashion Square show a mall willing to continue to provide the experiential retail experiences of the future, as malls across the nation close down, or renovate in hopes of attracting non-retail users.  “(Scottsdale Fashion Square) is very well leased with an occupancy of just about 97 percent,” says Kim Choukalas, vice president of leasing for Macerich, the… Read More →

50 places you can go to cool off in Arizona

With the first day of summer upon us and with record-setting temperatures in the forecast, we all could use some advice to cool off in Arizona when the heat becomes too much. We can tell ourselves it’s a dry heat all we want. Sooner or later, every Arizona resident will need some relief from the… Read More →

Meet the roving concierge at Scottsdale Fashion Square

There is one special amenity at Scottsdale Fashion Square that no other property in the world can boast. That’s Roving Concierge Peter Harden, who’s also a proud Chandler dad and resident.  Known throughout the mall, and in fact throughout all of Arizona, as the “mayor” of Scottsdale Fashion Square, Harden for more than 21 years… Read More →

How retail is bringing shoppers back for more

Scottsdale Fashion Square
by in AZRE Magazine

Why someone returns to a store or shopping center can be hard to peg but most shoppers want stores to be a hub for convenience and entertainment where experiential retail merges with things to do outside of shopping. According to a recent Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates survey, shoppers still value traditional brick-and-mortar shopping experiences. In… Read More →

Scottsdale Fashion Square announces big renovation plans

Enhancements to Luxury Offerings Will Be First Phase; Louis Vuitton Announces Major Store Renovation in 2017   Macerich, one of the nation’s leading owners, operators and developers of one-of-a-kind retail properties in top markets, today announced a phased project to further enhance the iconic Scottsdale Fashion Square. Plans include a renovation of the luxury wing followed… Read More →

Wasson builds new retail center, demolishes iconic building

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Retail

For Mesa-based Wasson Commercial Contracting, it’s in with the new and down with the old at two construction sites in the Valley. Wasson completed construction on a 13,000-square-foot retail building at the NEC of Dobson and Bass Pro Drive at Mesa Riverview. As that project was going up, Wasson was salvaging the building that once… Read More →

Andaz Scottsdale will open in November

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Stay

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa announced plans to open this Fall, November 1., marking the Andaz brand’s first hotel in Scottsdale. Located on 23 acres in Paradise Valley, less than two miles north of Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale Fashion Square shopping and renowned Scottsdale dining and entertainment, the resort will feature a unique combination of majestic… Read More →

Vroom lets you virtually test drive a Corvette in Scottsdale

Vroom, America’s largest direct online car retailer, today announced the launch of its new virtual reality showroom, bringing a groundbreaking immersive experience to online car buying. Advanced virtual reality technology allows customers to explore a three-dimensional showroom stocked with vehicles currently for sale on Vroom’s website. Using HTC Vive headsets, users can go on 360-degree-view test… Read More →

Lush opening its largest store at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Lush

Lush is preparing for the opening of its largest store to date at Scottsdale Fashion Square. The 2,600-square-foot cosmetic heaven is the fourth location in Arizona after recently opening at the Arrowhead Towne Center. This new addition brings Lush’s portfolio to a total of 242 stores across North America. “We are very excited about the new opening… Read More →

Vintage Kart Company hosts Grand Prix of Scottsdale

Vintage Kart Company is hosting the Grand Prix of Scottsdale on November 7, 2015 as the inaugural race in its Vintage Mini Racing Series. The streets of Downtown Scottsdale will transform into a cinematic modern day version of the Roaring 1920s as attendees from across the Valley will gather to participate in Grand Prix races and festivities.  Sponsored racing teams… Read More →

Locally owned Fired Pie opens 10th location

In 2013, locally-owned and operated Fired Pie, exploded on the dining scene in the Valley as the first fast-casual pizza restaurant. The eatery announced the opening of their tenth location at Scottsdale Fashion Square. The fast-casual movement has continued to see an upward trend and Fired Pie’s attention to fresh ingredients and great customer service has helped them… Read More →

Valley malls offer innovative Santa experience

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Chandler Fashion Center and Scottsdale Fashion Square  introduces a thoroughly modern, extraordinarily experiential visit with Santa C — the new Santa HQ, presented by HGTV. Set to open on November 8th at Chandler Fashion Center and November 15th at Scottsdale Fashion Square, HGTV’s Santa HQ invites families to experience the unparalleled wonder of Santa’s world… Read More →

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill opening in Scottsdale

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is excited to announce its second Arizona location at Scottsdale Fashion Square, following the success of their first valley location that opened in the Valley, at Tempe Marketplace, in 2011. The gastropub will open its doors to the public in February of 2015 and will feature 8,500 square feet of… Read More →

Fashion Square adds retail, entertainment

Arizona’s retail powerhouse, Scottsdale Fashion Square, is delivering more great names for shoppers with today’s announcement that DICK’S Sporting Goods will join Harkins Theatres Camelview at Fashion Square 14 in the center’s redevelopment. DICK’s Sporting Goods is expected to open fall 2015. DICK’S Sporting Goods, the leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer, will bring an extensive… Read More →