Malls aren't dying, just transforming

The malls of the future, at least the ones that will thrive, will need to undergo a makeover. There are 1,030 enclosed malls in the United States and a recent Green Street Advisors report predicts 15 percent of mall stock will close or be repurposed in the next 10 years, with the greatest risk to low-end venues. But several malls are evolving to create a space that mixes retail with unique dining and entertainment experiences in order to compete in a world where Internet shopping and mixed-use real estate is on the rise. Story