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Greyfields into Goldfields: Dead Malls become Living Neighborhoods Paperback – June, 2002

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This book is the first to cover a booming new field of real estate: Greyfield malls. Greyfields are dead malls, obsolete retail centers, failed shopping centers. New urbanist developers and designers are turning these eyesores into thriving neighborhoods. This book shows why they do it, how the financing and design works, and what the opportunities are.

If you are in a region with a failed shopping mall, this book will give you a new perspective on what your area could be.

About the Author

Lee S. Sobel is an Asssociate in the Investment Properties Group at CB Richard Ellis in Miami, Florida. Mr. Sobel is a Knight Fellow in Community Building at the University of Miami School of Architecture, focusing on new urbanist development and financing. He graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville with a BS in political science, and received a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He is a member of the Congress for the New Urbanism and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 92 pages
  • Publisher: Congress for the New Urbanism (June 2002)
  • ISBN-10: 0971884110
  • ISBN-13: 978-0971884113
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.1 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,751,519 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By James Kling on July 8, 2009
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How to make an obsolete retail property vital again. Case studies on demalling the shopping center. Short but informative-a good value. I'd like to know if these concepts work in cold weather climates. Most examples presented are from warm weather states.
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