Infographic: Food halls drive retail renaissance

Innovative food options are driving the rebirth of retail centers around the country, helping to lure customers and drive sales within struggling malls and other retail properties and Real estate investmentFaith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail sales and leasing division at Prudential Douglas Elliman, points to the younger generations, who are more interested in eating while shopping than their parents and grandparents, as a major driving factor in this trend towards “eatertainment”-style properties.