Saks Fifth Avenue – San Juan

San Juan, Puerto Rico (March 18, 2016) – This project is one of the two main anchors for The Mall of San Juan in Puerto Rico.  Strategically located in the center of the San Juan metro area, the urban site presents a number of spatial, logistical, construction and design challenges.  The buildings adjacency to the mall, mall parking deck and mall ring road, all under simultaneous construction, leave little room for staging, construction, and material delivery.  Other complications include proximity to an existing neighborhood as well as seismic and hurricane design requirements.  The Mall of San Juan is the first upscale mall in Puerto Rico and the first location on the island for Saks Fifth Avenue.  The Saks store features an in-store restaurant, Sophie’s, and 15 high end vendor shops.

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Riverchase Renovation

As part of an overall renovation of the Riverchase Galleria, CMH developed a phased renovation of the mall concourses, center court, restrooms, and parking decks. This beautiful image shows the innovative fabric design at work in the cavernous, skylighted food court. It adds tons of “color and interest” to the space. The parking deck renovations… Continued

The Outlet Shops at Grand River

Leeds, Ala. (April 26, 2016) – Shown above is the pavilion area at The Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds, AL lit up in the early evening. A nice place to grab a breath of fresh air and get some shopping done.

Lifestyle Center Timeline

Birmingham, Ala. (July 22, 2016) – In the 2000s, the lifestyle center became the darling of retail shopping.  In the years from 2000 to 2008 CMH designed 23 lifestyle centers with a total area of 7.8 million square feet.  See chart below to view our major contributions to the rapid rise of this popular shopping venue.