Airports

Port of Seattle to double dining and retail space with Sea-Tac’s NorthSTAR modernization project

The Port of Seattle has unveiled plans to more than double the space devoted to dining and retail of its North Satellite at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Dubbed NorthSTAR (North Sea-Tac Airport Renovation), the 40-year-old facility is being modernized to better serve passengers and respond to the continuing growth at Sea-Tac. Groundbreaking of the project is […]

AIRMALL selected to manage concessions at JFK Terminal 5

JetBlue Airline has selected AIRMALL as the concessions developer at Terminal 5, its  state-of-the-art home terminal at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. AIRMALL, a Fraport company, reports that it plans to invest tens of millions of dollars to further enhance the terminal and help attract and manage concessions tenants that align with JetBlue’s […]

DFASS wins PHL duty free concession, opens SkyMarket at DEN

As reported in the MoodieDavitt Report, DFASS has been awarded a 10-year duty free and specialty retail concession at Philadelphia International Airport following an open tender. The contract includes five duty free and four specialty retail stores covering approximately 9,400 sq. ft. The stores will be located in Concourses A, D & E, and are expected […]

HMSHost completes acquisition of CMS

HMSHost announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of the airport restaurant assets of concessionaire Concession Management Services, Inc. (CMS). HMSHost, part of Autogrill Group, will transition the operations of 12 dining locations at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and four restaurants at McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas) from CMS, effective August 20, 2016. […]

SFO breaks ground for Terminal 1 renovation

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, June 29, to celebrate the renovation of Terminal 1, the airport’s oldest passenger facility. The $2.4 billion project, slated to be completed in phases from 2016 to 2024, will create an interim Boarding Area B to accommodate continued passenger activity while an entirely new […]

Godiva, DFS team up to present exclusive 90th anniversary event with artist Oli-B at SFO and LAX

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  As part of its 90th Anniversary celebration, Godiva Chocolatier is collaborating with DFS to mount a special event at San Francisco International Airport featuring the work of renowned Belgian artist/illustrator Oli-B. A similar event will be staged at Los Angeles Airport in August. Godiva, founded in Brussel, Belgium in 1926, is marking its 90th anniversary with a […]

Aéroports de Montréal inaugurates C$350 million expansion project with 8,000 sq. feet of retail space to create a Montreal Sense of Place

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Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) inaugurated $350 million worth of expansions and improvements at Montréal Pierre–Elliott Trudeau International Airport on May 10, with a big focus on a Montreal Sense of Place. The wing opened for business Thursday, May 12 with Air Transat flights to and from Paris’s Charles de Gaulle Airport. The 65,620-square-foot expansion includes 8,611 square feet of additional retail space, six new boarding […]

LaGuardia Gateway Partners begins lease and redevelopment of LGA’s Central Terminal B

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Privately-owned LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP) last week took over a 34-year lease at New York LaGuardia Airport’s Central Terminal B. LGP, a consortium of Vantage Airport Group, Skanska and Meridiam, together with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, signed a lease agreement that continues through 2050 for the public-private partnership redevelopment. The project will create world-class facilities, […]

Desigual scoops Best New Retail Concept award at LaGuardia Airport

Barcelona fashion brand Desigual has been recognized by New York LaGuardia Airport Terminal B master retail developer Marketplace Development as Best New Concept 2015 during the 10th “Quest for the Best” annual awards brunch. The 74sqm LaGuardia store – opened in June 2015 –is the latest milestone in its drive to make Desigual’s colorful and […]

Something Sweet at O’Hare

Hudson Group has partnered with Chicago-based Sarah’s Candies in Chicago O’Hare International Airport, in a new confectionery concession officially opening in Terminal 2 on May 2. Sarah’s Candies is unique in that all the locally made products are sourced from women-owned local businesses, including founder Sarah Levy Imberman. The store will offer handmade chocolate candies […]

DFW opens new concessions in renovated section of Terminal E

Dallas Forth Worth International Airport has opened four new retail outlets and two new dining options in the latest section of Terminal E to be renovated as part of DFW’s Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program (TRIP). The new retail outlets include women’s accessories from Marshall-Rousso, Texas-themed gifts at Texas Marketplace, and electronics store InMotion, as […]

Orlando Airport expansion approved

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority unanimously voted to approve the new South Terminal at Orlando International Airport (MCO). The seven-member board that manages the airport approved the $1.8 billion complex expansion spending plan at its meeting on March 16, it said. The first phase of the construction project could begin as early as 2017 and […]

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