New Rallying Cry: Not In Our Backyard

The Saint ReportNews 2007, saintblog0 Comments

April 16, 2007 Women’s Wear Daily

As open space dwindles, shopping center developers are being forced to seek locations in mature communities with existing malls.

That reality creates new challenges because land costs are higher in these locales, obtaining required permits and environmental approvals is more complicated, as well as often being difficult because of community opposition. Across the U.S., increasing numbers of local residents are battling mall development, raising concerns about traffic congestion, crime, pollution and more demands for municipal services.

New Rallying Cry: Not In Our Backyard

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