As we continue to write obits for major retailers – among them ToysRUs, Kmart and dozens of others – I think we can officially announce the death of retail, as we know it. Even the most conservative form of retail shopping – grocery – is being challenged by Internet bu...

June 14, 2019

Amenta Emma values involvement in Hartford-based design initiatives for temporary and long-term action. Members of our team participate in initiatives for the betterment of the communities we live in and serve. Recently, the Hartford Climate Stewardship Initiative spon...

(Excerpted from article published in the New England Real Estate Journal April 27-May 3.)

The paradigm shift that has occurred in retail, including the death knell for many major shopping malls, is not news. But how to create the next big successful thing is a challenge...

November 28, 2017

Our country’s rich land holdings are both a blessing and a curse. We haven’t been as careful or as thoughtful as we should have been when planning development in sprawling suburban areas. This was reinforced at a recent conference of the Southern New England American P...

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