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August 23, 1987
A five-level, 328,195-square-foot Nordstrom department store, the largest in the chain, will be part of the $86-million San Francisco Centre, a 10-story downtown retail complex under construction. The centre is a development of Fifth and Market Associates Ltd., whose general partner is the Gordon Co. of Los Angeles. When completed, the project will contain a total of 571,169 square feet of retail space. Sonnenblick-Goldman Corp., New York, arranged the financing.
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BUSINESS
September 28, 2006 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
A new style of high-rise mall that may serve as a model for downtown Los Angeles and other big city centers will open its doors here today as the largest urban shopping center west of the Mississippi River. The expanded San Francisco Centre in the heart of this city's historic commercial district at 5th and Market streets combines department stores, supermarkets, movie theaters, restaurants, shops, a spa and office space in two buildings, one nine stories and the other eight.
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BUSINESS
September 28, 2006 | Roger Vincent, Times Staff Writer
A new style of high-rise mall that may serve as a model for downtown Los Angeles and other big city centers will open its doors here today as the largest urban shopping center west of the Mississippi River. The expanded San Francisco Centre in the heart of this city's historic commercial district at 5th and Market streets combines department stores, supermarkets, movie theaters, restaurants, shops, a spa and office space in two buildings, one nine stories and the other eight.
REAL ESTATE
August 23, 1987
A five-level, 328,195-square-foot Nordstrom department store, the largest in the chain, will be part of the $86-million San Francisco Centre, a 10-story downtown retail complex under construction. The centre is a development of Fifth and Market Associates Ltd., whose general partner is the Gordon Co. of Los Angeles. When completed, the project will contain a total of 571,169 square feet of retail space. Sonnenblick-Goldman Corp., New York, arranged the financing.
BUSINESS
July 12, 2012 | By Shan Li
The post has been corrected. See note below. The British are coming. Or at least some of their fashions. Luxury retailer Nordstrom Inc.is partnering with British clothiers Topshop and Topman to sell the brands' apparel online and in 14 of its department stores. Nordstrom will be the biggest American retailer carrying a wide array of apparel and accessories from the British fast fashion retailer, which already has standalone stores open in New York, Chicago and Las Vegas.
NEWS
August 14, 1992 | MARTHA GROVES
J. Crew is pulling a switcheroo for fall. The direct marketer of weekend casual wear, which is expected to garner sales of more than $200 million this year on the strength of 14 catalogue mailings, is spinning out a new upscale career line that will be featured only in its 12 retail stores. "We're going after a different aspect of the customer's lifestyle," says spokeswoman Jennifer Riegel.
BUSINESS
July 13, 2012 | By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times
Luxury retailerNordstrom Inc.is partnering with British clothiers Topshop and Topman to sell the brands in 14 of its department stores, including two in Orange County. Nordstrom will be the biggest U.S. retailer carrying a wide array of apparel and accessories from the fast-fashion retailer, which already has stand-alone stores in New York, Chicago and Las Vegas. Another is planned for the Grove shopping center in Los Angeles' Fairfax district this Christmas season. Topshop is the women's side of the brand, and Topman carries the men's merchandise.
NEWS
September 1, 1989 | LORI BERGER
If you like the aristocratic look, but not the prices that go with it, then a new store, Club Monaco, might be worth looking into. Fusing affordable yet basic looks with pricey, landed-gentry styling, the Canadian-based retailer is bringing its own versions of Euro-inspired classics for men, women and children to Southern California with four new "life style stores." Inspired by the life and lore of the famous Mediterranean enclave, Club Monaco is kicking off its U.S.
BUSINESS
October 10, 1988
Promoters billed it as "the ultimate test of computer greatness," as "the world's first digital duel" and as "a bit of byting combat." The Computer Bowl, held Friday evening in Boston, pitted five computer industry gurus from the East Coast against five from the West who answered questions like: Which of these is not a computer: Maniac, Brainiac or Illiac? (Answer: Brainiac.
BUSINESS
February 20, 2009 | Andrea Chang
The owner of Westfield Century City, Westfield Topanga and more than a dozen other shopping centers in Southern California announced plans Thursday to cut shopping hours at nearly all of its 55 U.S. malls starting March 1. Most of Westfield Group's malls will open 30 minutes later and close 30 minutes earlier on weekdays, spokeswoman Katy Dickey said. About a third will close an hour earlier on Sundays; hours will generally stay the same on Saturdays.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 15, 1990 | RON RUSSELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what environmentalists hailed as a stern message to developers in California's coastal zone, the state Coastal Commission has revoked the permit of a Malibu developer accused of grading 14 times the amount of earth his permit allowed. By an 8-3 vote, the state panel Wednesday night revoked the permit of developer Sheldon Gordon to build four luxury homes on 184 acres he owns in Malibu's exclusive Sweetwater Canyon area.
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