Find in the news:
BY COUNTRY

A-Rod Is On The Hunt For A Ton Of Square Footage



Former Major League Baseball star Alex Rodriguez is on the lookout for space
As department stores continue to adapt to the evolving retail climate, corporate bigwigs have recognized that monstrous stores simply don’t work in every market. As such, unprofitable locations are being shuttered. While should be a good thing for those companies bottom lines, it can lead to a downright nightmare for property owners and landlords. What will they do with all of that empty space? 

As prescient owners know, today’s consumers are looking for a little more than a store that has anything and everything as a drawing card. If today’s shoppers are going to hang around for awhile and check out all that the property has to offer, there had better be something on the site that not only draws them there but also satisfies the desire for experiences.

Enter the rise of experiential spaces in malls and shopping centers, which is a trend that isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Luckily owners and landlords have plenty of options to choose from on that front, but here’s an interesting one that can definitely be kept in mind.    

A-Rod

As Fortune shares, former Major League Baseball star Alex Rodriguez is on the lookout for space. As in a lot of it. A-Rod and his partner have the license to open UFC-branded workout gyms in the Miami area. They’re not just looking for one spot either, but rather looking for shuttered brick-and-mortar locations to fuel their expansion in South Florida.

“It plays right into our wheelhouse,” Rodriguez said. “There’s not a lot of people looking for 40,000 square feet in shopping centers.”

Rodriguez and his partner have already taken over an existing UFC location in Kendall, Florida, and the grand opening for that spot is slated for next week. He notes that he’s looking for as many as 12 new locations that can house the gyms. 



While there’s no talk of him expanding nationally at this point, this is exactly the kind of opportunity that mall owners across the nation should be on the lookout for. Fitness remains an incredibly hot segment and combining that with the explosively popular UFC brand points to a win-win situation.    

A-Rod’s no slouch on the investment front, as he made a boatload of money during his playing career. He counts none other than Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett as a mentor.   

“I understand his philosophies, as much I can understand them,” Rodriguez said. “This is one he would have approved of.”

More about shopping malls in the USA



Dec 25, 2023, United Kingdom:
Nestled in the historic heart of London and renowned for its Georgian-era architectural splendor.
Dec 25, 2023, USA:
The company emphasized that cost-cutting is a pivotal focus for its future endeavors.
Dec 22, 2023, United Kingdom:
The sports giant has joined a long list of international brands that will open their store doors at Trinity Leeds shopping center.
Dec 22, 2023, Austria:
The brand will present at iconic locations such as Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy, Zermatt in Switzerland, and Hochzillertal-Kaltenbach in Austria.
Dec 21, 2023, USA:
Italian fashion house has sealed a deal to acquire the building housing its flagship store.
Dec 21, 2023, Mexico:
Luxury French fashion house Zadig & Voltaire has unveiled its boutique in Mexico City.
Friend
and Follow
Forum Istanbul GLA:1 883 684 SF
ADDRESS: Kocatepe Mahallesi, Pasa Caddesi 34045 Bayrampasa
Turkey . Istanbul
Forum Istanbul
Asheville Outlets GLA:325 000 SF
ADDRESS: 800 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806
USA . Asheville
Asheville Outlets
Designer Outlet Provence GLA:269 098 SF
ADDRESS: Mas de la Peronne, Miramas, France
France . Miramas
Designer Outlet Provence
Shopping City Süd GLA:1 862 156 SF
ADDRESS: Europaring 2334 Vösendorf
Austria . Vienna
Shopping City Süd


Edit text

Dear visitor!
If You wish to add appropriate information to this description, please make changes in the text below and they will take effect after being verified by Malls.com administrator.

SAVE CHANGES
ADD PHOTO

Dear visitor!
If you desire to add more photos to this description, please upload them and they will appear on the page after being verified by Malls.com administrator.

CHOOSE PHOTOS
SAVE CHANGES
Sign in Malls.com
Sign in please, if you already have an account

Registration



Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Error filling
Thank you!
You will receive e-mail with registration data shortly. In email you'll find link, confirm your account by clicking on it, please.

Malls.com Team
Thank you for message!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team
Good mall, bro!
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team
We are dissatisfied with you :-(
In the near future you will be contacted the manager
for further details.

Malls.com Team

Write to us