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LAX transformation earns national recognition

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April 21, 2016

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The customer experience at Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX features a vibrant design, inviting atmosphere, open sightlines and integrated dining and retail.

 

LOS ANGELES – In the middle of a massive, ongoing revitalization project at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) earned national recognition for concessions design at an industry awards ceremony.

For the second year in a row, Airport Revenue News awarded LAX with Best Concessions Program Design among large airports. The back-to-back wins followed Westfield’s redevelopment of Tom Bradley International Terminal and ongoing redevelopment of five of the nine terminals at LAX.

“Along with our partners at LAWA and LAX, we’re thrilled to be taking part in the transformation at LAX,” said Dominic Lowe, Executive Vice President, Westfield. “We believe we can improve customer service and satisfaction, grow sales and create the maximum number of jobs by taking a holistic approach to airport development – one that captures as many touchpoints along the customer journey. The design of the terminal’s retail and dining collection is a big part of that journey.”

At Tom Bradley International Terminal, glittering glass storefronts inspired by the boutiques of Rodeo Drive and Melrose Avenue invoke a signature L.A. style. Upscale retail outlets like Porsche Design and Hugo Boss blend seamlessly with artisanal dining. At the new Terminal 2, the terminal design was inspired by L.A. in motion, capturing the spirit and on-the-go attitude of L.A.

Two concepts that are part of the Westfield program at LAX also took home industry awards. Fred Segal operated by Hudson Group won for Best Local or Regional Retail Store and for Best Airport Retail Store Design. And 7-Eleven operated by LS travel retail North America won for Best New Specialty Retail Concept. Both retail destinations are at the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Westfield has already completed its redevelopment of the airport’s two international terminals – Terminal 2 and Tom Bradley – and is on track to complete Terminal 6 this year. The first phase of redevelopment at Terminal 1 was unveiled last month.

To improve satisfaction and drive sales, Westfield is crafting a unique design at each terminal tailored to meet customer needs. Westfield is investing more than $184 million at the airport to transform the customer experience.

As part of its global portfolio, Westfield designs, develops, owns, manages and leases award-winning shopping venues in landmark cities around the world. Among the company’s iconic retail destinations are Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City in the U.K., Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Westfield Century City. Upcoming world-class retail icons include Westfield World Trade Center (opening in 2016) and Westfield Milan in Italy.

Westfield is deploying its global expertise to revolutionize the customer experience and create next-generation environments in landmark airports across the U.S. Integrating the best in food, fashion, art, and entertainment, Westfield crafts a fully customizable journey that aligns with and reflects each community’s unique style, spirit and culture. Learn more at www.westfieldcorp.com/airports.

Westfield Corporation (ASX Code: WFD) is an internally managed, vertically integrated, shopping center group undertaking ownership, development, design, construction, funds/asset management, property management, leasing and marketing activities and employing approximately 2,000 staff worldwide. Westfield Corporation has interests in 34 shopping centers in the United States and the United Kingdom, encompassing approximately 6,500 retail outlets and total assets under management of $29 billion.

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Westfield, Southwest Airlines® and LAWA celebrate new customer journey at LAX Terminal 1

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March 1, 2016

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KISS front men Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley joined Westfield and Crews in celebrating the opening of Rock & Brews on Tuesday at LAX Terminal 1. Pictured, from left: Keith Kaplan, Westfield; Dell Furano, Rock & Brews; Dave Furano, Rock & Brews; Gene Simmons, KISS: Deborah Crews, Crews; Paul Stanley, KISS; Michael Zislis, Rock & Brews; Nick Buford, Crews.

LOS ANGELES – On the heels of the grand opening of Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport, Westfield announced today the completion of the first phase of redevelopment in Terminal 1, which introduces Southwest Airlines customers to a new retail and dining collection and an improved experience.

As part of a $508 million overhaul spearheaded by Southwest and Los Angeles World Airports, Westfield is curating a dining and retail collection that will feature 24 world-class destinations and a reimagined experience with a hip, modern California feel.

The first of three phases features the opening of six exciting brands, including Rock & Brews – from KISS front men Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley – Be Relax, Brookstone, I Love L.A., Sol Surf and Treat Me Sweet.

In addition, Southwest is upgrading the customer gate areas, giving the terminal a fresh new look, while providing a more efficient customer experience.

“Together with Southwest Airlines and LAWA, we’re creating a new energy and vibe and a more holistic customer experience,” said Keith Kaplan, Westfield’s Vice President at LAX. “We’re bringing the terminal to life by activating gate areas and engaging customers with a unique design, inviting sightlines and integrated dining and retail.”

“The revitalization of Terminal 1 at LAX comes at a very exciting time for Southwest,” said John Zuzu, Senior Director of Corporate Facilities at Southwest Airlines. “As we continue to offer our great low fares to even more destinations for our LA-based customers, we’re proud to showcase our unrivaled hospitality through this beautiful new facility.”

The Terminal 1 overhaul was announced in September 2014 and is slated for completion in 2018. When finished, the Terminal 1 retail and dining collection will span 25,242 feet – nearly double that of the old terminal.

“Rock & Brews brings an electrifying new attitude and vibe to customers from the minute they clear the security checkpoint,” said Nick Buford, COO and Managing Partner of L.A.-based Crews, which operates Rock & Brews. “It’s amazing to watch the Terminal 1 transformation take shape. We’re proud to continue innovating the travelers experience with an exciting concept like this, and partners like Southwest, LAWA and Westfield.”

The vibrant, new design of the terminal is expressed through simple but sculptural forms curated with artisanal, creative and fun products and finishes. It offers an immersive retail experience featuring unified retail storefronts.

Here’s a closer look at the six new concepts that opened in the first phase of the redevelopment:

  • Rock & Brews: Sample world-class craft beers and quality American comfort food in a vibrant environment, a partnership with KISS front men Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley;
  • Be Relax: Get pampered with on-demand massage, nail and facial services at this LAX first;
  • Sol Surf: Shop quality surf wear and lifestyle items from the Southern California brand, an airport first anywhere;
  • Treat Me Sweet: Indulge in confections and candies, an airport first anywhere;
  • I Love L.A.: Pick up must-have travel essentials, souvenirs and news & gift items;
  • Brookstone: Discover unique gifts for men, women and children.

“Customers are already enjoying the enhancements at the terminal, and we can see that just by looking at their faces as they explore and engage the new space,” said Debbie Seanez, Vice President of Soto & Sanchez, which operates I Love L.A., Sol Surf and Treat Me Sweet – all of which are L.A. brands. “We’re excited to be part of the ongoing transformation at LAX as a local L.A. retail business.”

In partnership with the city of Los Angeles and LAWA, Westfield is transforming the passenger experience at LAX terminals 1, 2, 3, 6 and Tom Bradley International Terminal. To improve satisfaction and drive sales, Westfield is crafting a unique design at each terminal tailored to meet customer needs. Westfield is investing more than $184 million at the airport to transform the customer experience.

As part of its global portfolio, Westfield designs, develops, owns, manages and leases award-winning shopping venues in landmark cities around the world. Among the company’s iconic retail destinations are Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City in the U.K., Westfield San Francisco Centre, and Westfield Century City. Upcoming world-class retail icons include Westfield World Trade Center (opening in 2016) and Westfield Milan in Italy.

Westfield is deploying its global expertise to revolutionize the customer experience and create next-generation environments in landmark airports across the U.S. Integrating the best in food, fashion, art, and entertainment, Westfield crafts a fully customizable journey that aligns with and reflects each community’s unique style, spirit and culture. Learn more at www.westfieldcorp.com/airports.

Westfield Corporation (ASX Code: WFD) is an internally managed, vertically integrated, shopping center group undertaking ownership, development, design, construction, funds/asset management, property management, leasing and marketing activities and employing approximately 2,000 staff worldwide. Westfield Corporation has interests in 34 shopping centers in the United States and the United Kingdom, encompassing approximately 6,500 retail outlets and total assets under management of $29 billion.

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Westfield unveils new customer journey at LAX Terminal 2

‘L.A. in Motion’-inspired design, local flavors highlight new international terminal

THE NEW TERMINAL 2 HIGHLIGHTS

  • $78.3 million investment by Westfield to transform nearly 76,000 square feet of dining, retail and common area
  • 34 percent projected increase in sales, with projected annual sales of $41 million
  • 76 percent projected increase in permanent terminal jobs
  • A vibrant, new design and 16 new retail and dining destinations, including seven Southern California brands
  • Westfield’s design inspiration, “L.A. in Motion,” captures the energy and on-the-go attitude of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Click here for our online press kit) – A key milestone in Westfield’s transformation of five terminals at Los Angeles International Airport was unveiled today with the grand opening of the new Terminal 2, which joins Tom Bradley International Terminal as a world-class hub for global travelers.

Westfield – which designs, funds, builds and manages the world’s best retail destinations and customer experiences in landmark cities and airports around the globe – invested $78.3 million into the terminal and transformed nearly 76,000 square feet, including more than 15,000 square feet of new dining and retail. The upgrade brings together a vibrant design, local restaurants and signature retail, creating a more holistic customer journey.

“L.A. is the center of international travel, and this spectacular new terminal will help us broaden our global reach even further,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti. “With the help of our partners, we have turned this terminal into a beautiful new space — and an expression of our commitment to building the world-class airport our residents and visitors expect and deserve.”

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Westfield unveils 4 new dining destinations coming to Terminal 1 overhaul

West Hollywood-based Reilly’s Irish Pub, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, California Pizza Kitchen, and modern new deli concept join lineup;

Total transformation of Southwest flagship will benefit 8M customers annually

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Image courtesy of Areas USA.

Four new dining destinations will bolster the new customer experience Westfield is bringing to Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), part of a $508 million overhaul spearheaded by Southwest Airlines in partnership with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). Managed by Areas USA, the new venues include Reilly’s Irish Pub of West Hollywood, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, California Pizza Kitchen, and Deli & Co. When complete, the new Terminal 1 will dramatically transform the customer experience with a bold new design, exciting new digital innovations, and 24 new premier dining and retail destinations.

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The New Terminal 6 Press Kit

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Food & Beverage Opportunities at Terminal 1

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Westfield, as Terminal Commercial Manager (TCM), is pleased to announce four (4) Food & Beverage opportunities in conjunction with the Southwest Airlines Terminal 1 Modernization Project at Los Angeles International Airport.

Information packages for these opportunities have been uploaded to Westfield’s Box Site. Click on the link below for full access to Westfield’s LAX Terminal 1 Competitive Evaluation Process (CEP) documents:

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Westfield Unveils Six New Brands Coming in First Wave of LAX Terminal 1 Overhaul

Transformation to feature 24 new dining and retail concepts when complete; Bold new design of Southwest flagship will excite and delight more than 7M travelers annually

Six new dining and retail destinations – including four Southern California concepts – will be coming to Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), part of a $508 million overhaul spearheaded by Southwest Airlines in partnership with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Westfield announced today. The new venues – which include four new retail shops, a spa and an L.A.-based rock-inspired restaurant – are the first step in a dramatic transformation of Terminal 1 that, when completed, will feature 24 new dining and retail concepts with a bold new terminal design.

The six new locations are expected to open progressively, with the total transformation of Terminal 1 completed in 2018.

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Terminal 6 Dining Opportunities

Westfield, as Terminal Developer and Concessions Manager, is pleased to announce the final three opportunities for Food & Beverage concessions in conjunction with the Terminal 6 redevelopment project at Los Angeles International Airport.

Please note that all three opportunities are “open” categories and we welcome all types of concepts. The three concepts, mentioned in the e-mail dated 12/16/14, (i) Marketplace Café’, (ii) Ramen Noodle, and (iii) Pizzeria, for Spaces 665, 662, and 660 respectively were suggestions.

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Westfield announces 3 new dining opportunities at Terminal 6

Westfield is excited to announce that on approximately January 9, 2015, the CEP for LAX Terminal 6 will be released for the following three (3) opportunities:

  1. 665 / 664 – F&B (1,402 SF combined as one single space)
  2. 662 – F&B (449 SF)
  3. 660 – F&B (759 SF)

The three (3) concepts shall possess a vibrant “Los Angeles” focused, local chef-driven, marketplace that utilizes all three (3) of the spaces detailed below collectively.

  1. Space 665/664  - “Marketplace Café Concept” – Focus should be on local chef-driven concept featuring gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups, etc.:
    • Bakery – fresh baked goods, cupcakes, pastries, etc.
    • Cheese & Charcuterie Selection
    • Deli Case – grilled vegetables, roasted meats, chicken, fish, fruit, etc.
    • Dinner Items – hot food; short ribs, roasted chicken, etc.
    • Breakfast – breakfast sandwiches, steel cut oatmeal, coffee, etc.
    • Gourmet Grocery – specialty food items; olive oils, gourmet jam, honey, pasta, etc.
    • Sandwiches, Soups, Salads, Hummus Selection
    • Gourmet Ice Cream Component (optional)
  2. Space 662 – Ramen Noodle Type Concept
  3. Space 660 – Pizzeria
    • Traditional wood-fire oven pizza served as a whole pizza or individual slices.
    • Also ability to sell select authentic Italian style hot and cold sandwiches, salads and desserts.

Thank you for your interest. Contact Jason Feeley of Westfield at jfeeley@us.westfield.com with questions or suggestions about the locations.


Westfield unveils 18 new dining and retail destinations for LAX Terminal 6

Transformation features 11 L.A. area restaurants and shops, high style, new amenities

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 19, 2014) – Eighteen new dining and retail destinations – including 11 Los Angeles area concepts and 13 concepts new to LAX – are coming to Terminal 6 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Westfield announced today in partnership with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). The global developer is transforming the traveler experience at LAX through luxury retail, sophisticated dining, and world-class design and amenities at Terminals 1, 2, 3, 6 and Tom Bradley International Terminal.

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LAX Terminal 1 Concessions Opportunities

Westfield, as Terminal Developer and Concessions Manager, is pleased to announce the initial six opportunities for Retail and Food & Beverage concessions in conjunction with the Terminal 1 redevelopment project at Los Angeles International Airport.

Information packages for these opportunities have been uploaded to Westfield’s Box Site. Click on the link below for full access to Westfield’s initial LAX Terminal 1 Competitive Evaluation Process (CEP) documents:

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Westfield bringing 24 new dining & retail destinations, cutting-edge new design to LAX Terminal 1

Project partners celebrate construction kick-off of Southwest hub overhaul

Marking another major milestone in the ongoing transformation of Los Angeles International Airport, Westfield joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and officials from Southwest Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports today to kick off construction of the airline’s $500 million modernization program. Westfield will introduce Southwest travelers to 24 new world-class dining and retail destinations and a reimagined experience featuring a hip, modern Californian feel that taps into the LA feeling and energy of the Southwest brand.

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VIDEO: New World-Class Experience by Westfield Coming to Terminal 2 at LAX

LAX modernization continues with transformation featuring 20 new dining & retail destinations, 9 Southern California brands & cutting-edge design

LOS ANGELES (September 10, 2014) – In partnership with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Westfield has begun construction to transform Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the developer announced today with the release of an exclusive new video. Featuring 20 new dining and retail destinations – including nine Southern California-based brands, the new Terminal 2 will boast cutting-edge design and new traveler amenities. With its U.S. headquarters located in Los Angeles, the global developer is steadily transforming the traveler experience through luxury retail, sophisticated and casual dining, and world-class design at LAX’s Terminals 1, 2, 3, 6 and Tom Bradley International Terminal.

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Chic Café Lamill Coffee Now Open in Tom Bradley

Get buzzed at Lamill Coffee, a chic newcomer to the coffee scene from Los Angeles’ trendy Silverlake neighborhood. Located post-security in the North Concourse, Lamill introduces a fresh, new culinary approach to coffee that goes far beyond standard coffeehouse fare, including delectable pastries and light bites presented in a high-style, modern setting. Lamill Coffee is new to LAX and an airport first.


Westfield Unveils Design Vision for Terminal 6 Redevelopment; Seeks World-Class Dining & Retail

Design inspired by L.A.’s legendary Sunset Boulevard to feature 18 shops and restaurants


LOS ANGELES – Building off of the iconic transformation of Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Tom Bradley International Terminal, Westfield today unveiled its design vision for the redevelopment of LAX’s Terminal 6 concessions, inspired by Los Angeles’ famed Sunset Boulevard. With its U.S. headquarters located in Los Angeles, the global developer is transforming the traveler experience through luxury retail, sophisticated dining, and world-class design at LAX’s Terminals 1, 2, 3, 6 and Tom Bradley International Terminal.

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Concessions Opportunities – LAX Terminal 6

Westfield, as Terminal Concessions Manager, is pleased to announce 18 opportunities for Retail and Food & Beverage concessions in conjunction with the Terminal 6 redevelopment project at Los Angeles International Airport.

Details for these opportunities have been uploaded to Westfield’s Box Site. Click on the link below for full access to Westfield’s LAX Terminal 6 Competitive Evaluation Process (CEP) documents:

https://westfieldus.box.com/LAXTerminal6CEP

If you have any questions, please email WestfieldLAX@westfield.com with the subject line “LAX Terminal 6 – CEP Questions.”

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to your participation!


Terminal 2 Concessions Opportunities

Westfield, as Terminal Concessions Manager, is pleased to announce 21 opportunities for Retail and Food & Beverage concessions in conjunction with the Terminal 2 redevelopment project at Los Angeles International Airport.

Details for these opportunities have been uploaded to Westfield’s Box site. Click here for full access to Westfield’s LAX Terminal 2 Competitive Evaluation Process documents:

If you have any questions, please email WestfieldLAX@westfield.com with the subject line “LAX Terminal 2 – CEP Questions”. Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to your participation!


Terminals 2 and 6 Concessions Opportunities Outreach Event

Local, national and ACDBE certified businesses interested in airport concessions opportunities are encouraged to attend and learn more about the upcoming Terminals 2 and 6 redevelopment activity at LAX:

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton – California Ballroom
9750 Airport Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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“LAX Beach” Debuts at the New TBIT

New children’s play area by Westfield showcases local scenery, innovative design

 

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Surf’s up! Just in time for the holidays, a new children’s play area – dubbed “LAX Beach” – has opened in the new Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Designed by Westfield, the new play area is part of a world-class dining and retail collection by Westfield featuring over 60 new premier shops and restaurants – including 22 local L.A. brands – cutting-edge design and dazzling amenities. The terminal celebrated the start of flight operations and public opening this September, marking a major milestone in the multibillion dollar LAX modernization project.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Westfield Debuts New World-Class Shops and Restaurants at TBIT


L.A. Confidential – LAX Emerges as Luxury Retail Destination

“With only one hour to shop between TSA and the gate,” writes Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, “the seasoned fashionista is oft presented with limited options. However, with the recent opening of Westfield at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX now has an influx of serious designer fare. Included in the luxury retail concept are beloved LA-based brands Fred Segal and Kitson, two stalwarts of SoCal style…” (more…)


The Moodie Report – New Tom Bradley at LAX Picture gallery

“The Moodie Report brings you the first official images of the New Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX since it opened on 18 September, provided exclusively to us by master developer Westfield Group,” writes Dermot Davitt in an October 11, 2013 story.

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Signature California Cuisine at Marmalade Café


 

Californians and international visitors alike can rejoice in the California-eclectic mix of gourmet comfort foods at Marmalade Café, now serving in Tom Bradley International Terminal’s Dining Terrace. Savor menu items like house made chicken enchiladas, roasted veggie & goat cheese lasagna and quinoa vegetable soup, or sandwiches featuring locally baked La Brea Bakery bread, washed down by a selection of California wines and craft and imported beers. Breakfast items include the spicy tortilla and chorizo scramble or the signature Marmalade burrito with smoked bacon, potatoes, scrambled eggs, jack & cheddar cheese, along with house-baked pastries. Marmalade Café is an airport first.


Timelessly Beautiful Italian Jewelry at Bvlgari


Bvlgari has been creating renowned fine jewelry since 1884. Today it is a global luxury brand and at the Tom Bradley shop travelers will find a collection of exquisite jewelry, fine timepieces, accessories and perfume with exceptional quality and innovative style. Located in Luxury Island, Bvlgari is 1,083-square-feet, a first at LAX and operated by Hudson.