"Socialization will save us from the world of online retailers"

"'Retail is an experience, where people meet, gather, eat and have fun,' he [Shapiro] said.

Shapiro is spearheading the development of Dania Pointe, a massive complex on 102 acres near Griffin Road, with frontage along I-95. It is set to have 1,400 apartments, two hotels, 28 restaurants and entertainment venues, plus a plaza for yoga classes, concerts and large screens for public viewing of sporting events and movies."

Read more from Bisnow about how brick-and-mortar stores must stay competitive with online retailers by embracing on-site amenities that make shopping a more social experience!