july.august.2012 | volume 15, no. 5
14 | Jury’s Out on High-Profile Fixture Suit
By Gail Deibler Finke
Hudson+Broad’s lawsuit against J.C. Penney hinges on contract and
intellectual property issues.
18 | The State of Green
A.R.E.’s 2012 surveys show that sustainability is gaining ground in all types
of retail projects, with retailers going green in both subtle and bold ways.
22 | Green Initiatives
A.R.E. members are incorporating green into their retail environments
projects, products and operations.
26 | Predestined for LEED By Melissa Perry
Pioneering USGBC’s multiple building process for retail, Destiny USA
demonstrates how a developer can help tenants achieve LEED certification.
28| Evidence Based Design
By Lisa A. Thompson, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC
EBD is a scientific, quantifiable way to improve performance of a design.
31 | On the Road Again By Ann T. Natunewicz and K.C. Conway
Despite an uneven recovery, retailers begin to invest CapEx dollars in technology
and real estate.
33 | Focus: Sustainable Retail Environments
A.R.E. members offer products with sustainable materials as well as using
environmentally sensitive, energy-efficient processes in their production.
38| Focus: Transportation and Logistics
Keeping projects on time and on budget.
6 | The Conversation: Is Wi-Fi a plus in retail?
41 | Green Notes: Rule the (Clean) Air: Greening Verizon’s stores
without changing the brand expression
48| Commentary: Could the Wal-Mart Mexican Bribe Case
Have Devastating Effects Worldwide?
8 | A.R.E. News
10 | Calendar
12 | Inspirations
43 | Business Briefs
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