On the average we update over 90% of our listings each year and add 100's of new listings annually and update tens of thousands of contact and tenant. Directory of Major Malls makes every effort to provide you with the most up-to-date data in the industry. Our research process involves several update campaigns annually to update and gather new data directly from the source, the shopping center owner/developers and their authorized agents. Additionally we're locating and tracking information through mail, phone interviews, fax, e-mail, industry periodicals, public relations contacts, the Internet and personal contact at industry events.
In addition to our scheduled research campaigns, there is an ongoing emphasis all year long on acquiring new listings and tracking the continuous flow of ownership, contact and tenant changes.
Our research process and commitment to our users makes the DMM data as timely as possible within the constraints of even the tightest production schedule. We are updating our data up to the last possible moment prior to release to be assured our customers are receiving the latest information on this important niche of major and specialized retail projects.
Our steadfast position as a primary source to retailers, owner/developers, management companies, promotional, retail design, architectural firms, service and supply companies has helped us form strong long standing and cooperative relationships with the primary shopping center developers and managing companies in the industry. Consequently, both the major and minor players in the industry are consistently agreeable in responding to our requests for not only updates on their existing projects but also with keeping us well informed of their new developments, renovations/expansions and acquisitions.
Yes, our online subscription product is available on a regional basis. This helps you save money by paying only for the regions you need.
The DMM data is broken down into 6 regions:
|NORTHEAST||CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT|
|SOUTHEAST||AL, DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, PR, VA, WV|
|NORTH CENTRAL||IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, WI|
|SOUTH CENTRAL||AR, IA, KS, LA, MN, MS, MO, NE, ND, OK, SD, TN, TX|
|WEST||AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY|
|CANADA||AB, BC, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, PQ, SK|
Yes, non-subscribers may purchase DMM data on an “as needed basis”. However, please keep in mind that when doing so, the fees for these products will be based upon a per record pricing structure. Therefore depending upon the number of results in your report or contact download, it may be more cost effective to simply subscribe to the site. This way you may save money plus have the ability to access the site and the latest information for an entire year.
Non-subscribers are limited only to the custom reports and contact file formats shown. The ability to select specific fields for exporting is NOT available to non-subscribers.
To purchase reports/contact files as a non-subscriber
1. Simply go to the site http://shoppingcenters.com and click RUN A QUERY in the upper right. You will be able to run a search based upon the geography (Metro Area). You will see the count in the lower right of the screen as you enter criteria.
2. Click the VIEW RESULTS button. Non-subscribers do not see the actual list of results but instead have the option to select which report format you would like to use for your purchase on a per record basis. As you hover over each report option in the list, the word SAMPLE will appear and you can view a sample listing for that format choice.
3. Once you have selected your report choice by checking the box, you will be able to PURCHASE REPORTS to proceed to the check-out.
4. Upon authorization of your credit card, you will be taken to the MY REPORTS screen to Print or download you report.
5. You may return to the site for up to 60 days to download your report/contact file.
Approximately 75% of our listings include a site/leasing plan provided by the owner/developer. As each company has its own style, these images vary in format and content and are meant to provide a general idea of the layout of the center.
Center Website link
A live link to the website of the center is provided. This allows you to quickly check out additional details and other information directly on the website for the shopping center/mall.
Visually see the actual shopping center/mall location on a street and/satellite map. Zoom in to see the exact location and identify other centers nearby
We currently list approximately 19,500+ VIP contacts.
Titles included are:
To view the centers in a specific market area:
1. Click START A NEW QUERY
2. Select the “GEOGRAPHY”
3. Select Metro Area in the left menu
4. Select the State(s) associated with the Metro Market you would like to search
5. The list of metro markets will appear in the “Select MSAs” list
6. Scroll to view and select the metro markets of choice
7. Use the green > button to move the metro market to the Selections column on the right
8. Note the site will recalculate the number of listings in your results as MSAs are selected. Please note this is an “or” selection. Therefore your results will reflect all listings which are in “any” of the markets you have selected.
10. You may add additional criteria using the other Tabs to further filter your list.
11. Click the MAP IT option and view the results on an interactive map.
For example: Click the PHYSICAL FEATURES tab and
mark “Enclosed” to show the enclosed centers in the MSAs of your choice.
In the past DMM, had provided static maps of 54 metro area markets.
the March 2014 phase-in of the new interactive mapping tool, the static metro area maps have been eliminated from the site.
Users will now have the ability to search for specific
metro markets and use our new interactive mapping feature to locate
major shopping centers in ALL metro markets.
Rather than the static maps which were only updated on an annual basis, did not change as additional listings, you will now see the all current listings in the map tool. As new listings are added to the ShoppingCenters.com website, they will also appear on the interactive maps.
Both Major retail chains and up and coming retailers use DMM to locate and analyze new locations, review existing markets as well as pinpoint the competition
Specialty and Seasonal Retailers, such as those leasing carts, kiosks and in-line space on a short-term basis year round or just during the holiday season. DMM helps identify those major centers with specialty leasing programs and the specialty retail leasing contact.
Owner/Developers and Management companies who build and manage shopping centers and malls use DMM as a valuable reference tool. DMM helps them analyze the tenant mix of other centers in their area, other locations of stores that are tenants in their projectsand keep track of what companies oversee other major retail locations.
Financial Institutions and investments companies managing stocks owning shopping centers use DMM. This segment of the industry needs to react quickly to changes in the industry such as store chain closings and openings, the sale of portfolios of shopping centers and malls sales, new developments and construction and properties affected by natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods. The investment portfolios they analyze are affected by this type of activity on a daily basis.
Some examples are: When a major department store chain files bankruptcy or a retailer decides to close all the locations of one of their chains, which centers are affected? Who owns these properties? How much of their property portfolio is affected by closings? What effect will that have on the overall stock value for both the landlord and the retail chain?
Suppliers and service companies who are involved in such things as the sale of security uniforms, recycling services, energy management, stroller rentals and gift card programs use DMM to identify and contact new prospects and sales leads at the individual centers. The DMM Top 50 Portfolio section in the print Directory also allows them to evaluate the size of a company based upon the number of listings they oversee. Use of the DMM data in the electronic formats allows them to search by specific companies and export contact information for marketing and direct campaigns.
Marketing and Promotional companies who help promote businesses through publicity campaigns and advertising find DMM a resource for marketing analysis, marketing contacts (ads you see in the mall, shopping bags, give-aways, cleaning service, valet parking.
Architectural and Design Firms of the malls or stores as a reference to other properties and retail locations as well as to promote their services.
Construction companies involved in the building and renovation of shopping centers malls and stores. DMM provides information on proposed centers and those underdevelopment as well as those planning a renovation or expansion.
What if I have questions about the data and DMM products?
Our customer service and sales staff will be happy to assist you in determining how DMM can best serve your retail information needs. Call 800-898-6255 x204 or use our contact form.
|Retail Chains||Shopping Center Owner/Developers|
|Management Companies||Service and Supply Companies|
|Financial Investment Firms||Government and Academic Institutions|
Free technical support is available during our regular business hours, Monday - Friday 9:00 am -5:00 pm EST. Call 845-348-7000 x200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Example: You wish to purchase a report of all shopping centers in Orange and Los Angele County California which are enclosed.
GEOGRAPHY TAB – select COUNTY – then CALIFORNIA – then begin to type name of county – once it appears – highlight and click the > button to move it to the selected column.
Repeat the above to selection of the county until all counties have been selected
PHYSICAL FEATURES TAB - Click the “ENCLOSED” box to mark this criteria
You will not the RESULTS tally in the lower right will recalculate as you enter additional criteria
When all criteria have been entered. (For your own reports you may use alternative criteria and enter multiple data
CLICK THE GREEN VIEW RESULTS Button at the lower Right
Your result count will appear and you may select the PURCHASE REPORTS Button and then OK to leave the search area and continue to the list of available reports for purchase
Select the from the list of Report and download formats (Mouse over each and click “sample” to view format)
After selection is complete, Click CREATE REPORTS button at bottom
Shopping Cart will appear listing the report you are about to purchase
Once transaction has been completed, you will be able to download the report
To return to the site at a later time and download the report, log-in and click the MY REPORTS menu option in the green bar.
The report will be available for download for 60 days.
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