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Lorig is making progress on Thornton Place, an environmentally friendly mixed-use neighborhood in Seattle with retail and residential space. The developer expects that the project will be complete in spring 2009.
Shoppers who thought they'd never shop at Wal-Mart now are taking advantage of the retailer's low-priced merchandise during tough economic times. The company has "absolutely" benefited from the economic climate, a Wal-Mart spokeswoman said.
Magellan Development Group is expected to break ground on the 140,000-square-foot retail component of Lakeshore East in Chicago in the next month. The $4 billion mixed-use development will include retail, residential, and hotel space.