chi-The Yards Renderings The Yards in Washington DC isn’t just retail. It has a park, one of the most integrated places in the city, that draws all kinds of visitors.

CHICAGO—As reported in, participants at  DLA Piper’s 14th Global Real Estate Summit in Chicago last week were tossing around ideas on how to handle the challenges to brick-and-mortar retail presented by e-commerce. But it’s a challenge finding retailers that can excite interest from today’s shoppers.