What Happens When Malls Fail to Redevelop?

Photo courtesy of @thejasonhorton Photo: A dead escalator inside of the Hawthorne Plaza-a mall that has remained vacant for nearly 23 years in Hawthorne, CA.   What Happens When Malls Fail to Redevelop?  By Kris Adler   Do Malls Stand a Chance Post-Pandemic? During the COVID-19 shutdown in April 2020, like other businesses, malls were…

The Evolving Mall’s Impact on the Economy and Consumer Behavior

Welcome to the 1980s: There are Malls Everywhere! Shopping centers in America were first introduced in the early 1900s and developed with consumer interest in mind – a place for people to get their shopping needs met in one designated location. On October 8, 1956, the first shopping mall opened for business, moving the shopping…

Why Development is Vital to the Future of a City

Why Development is Vital to the Future of a City

Why Development is Vital to the Future of a City In Orange County, residential development projects are proposed across California to address the state’s urgent need for accessible and affordable housing. As proposed developments reach project completion, additional housing becomes a core driver of a city’s overall economic development and subsequent business growth. The Orange…

Brea Chamber Launches SOURCE

Welcome to Source, the trusted information source for the Brea business community. This new resource is just one of many new initiatives that the Brea Chamber of Commerce is launching to serve the business community, and the larger Brea community. Look for regular updates on key issues relative to business, public policy, and community issues…