Santa Monica News
SANTA MINICA—Santa Monica Place won the 2013 Best of the Best VIVA Global Design and Development Award at this year’s ceremony.
The VIVA Awards is presented by the International Council of Shopping Centers, which recognizes worldwide the most outstanding shopping center design and development, marketing sustainability and community service.
Art Coppola, Chairman and CEO of Macerich Santa Monica Place stated, "Our vision was to completely transform the property from a traditional mall into a new world-class outdoor destination that would attract the world's top retailers. That's exactly what we have accomplished."
The shopping center has a new look which includes the entrance door facing Third Street and a combined mall with courtyard. A new food court has been placed at the open air roof top facing the ocean.
The new design also helps Santa Monica Place become more environmental friendly.
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