The pandemic has threatened to upend the strength and popularity of mixed-use developments, with the biggest foot-traffic drivers—restaurants and retail—navigating how to operate in the current Covid-19 world. CEO Les Hiscoe spoke with The New York Times about how developers and property owners can make these spaces safer and more usable amid the pandemic and its fallout:
“It’s going to come down to a competition of who is the cleanest and who gives the consumer the most confidence to shop there based on the best mitigation strategies.”
Excerpt from The New York Times
Safety concerns have forced developers to rethink mixed-use projects combining retail, residences and offices, which have helped define the live-work-play ethos that many younger professionals seek.