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Collection of Asian Inspired Foods

Richmond Mall Continues Rejuvenation Project With 30K SF Of Leases

July 3, 2019

Developer LBG Real Estate Cos. has secured 30K SF of leases for its massive mixed-use redevelopment of a long-struggling Richmond mall. Popular San Leandro Cantonese restaurant Fusion Delight will bring four distinct Asian restaurant concepts to about 24K SF at the mall, while restaurateur Johnny Chang will take about 6K SF for a sushi restaurant and karaoke lounge.

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Sing Tao Business News Details New Food and Beverage Offerings Coming to the Shops at Hilltop

June 29, 2019
Fusion Bistro, T4 Boba, and more to join the Shops at Hilltop
(Article is in Chinese)
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Collection of Asian-inspired Food & Beverage Choices Coming to the Shops at Hilltop

June 24, 2019
Fusion Delight Dim Sum, Top Voice Karaoke Lounge and More to Join the Reimagined San Francisco East Bay Region Shopping Center
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The Shops at Hilltop to Hold Feng Shui Ceremony Friday, June 28

June 20, 2019
As The Shops at Hilltop, the 1.2 million square foot shopping center centrally located in the San Francisco East Bay region, prepares for its center-wide transformation project, it will proudly welcome Alex Stark, an internationally recognized practitioner of Feng Shui on Friday, June 28, for a special educational presentation and Yu Wei Rice Blessing.
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New Richmond to SF ferry service nets ‘incredible’ ridership growth

June 15, 2019

A ferry route launched in January from Richmond to San Francisco was expected to bring a steady stream of riders.
Instead, it brought a tide.
The new San Francisco Bay Ferry route met its ridership goals six years early, netting an average of 688 daily boardings when it launched, and upwards of 740 daily boardings in the last two months. The agency’s projected ridership was roughly 480 daily boardings.

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One Fine Day: Richmond – Discover the creative forces behind the city’s vibrant renaissance

January 25, 2019

When, in 2018, major arts events—including Wine and Bowties’ hip-hop and culture festival, Feels, and West Edge Opera’s summer performance series—decamped to Richmond’s Craneway Pavilion following years in Oakland, it signaled a greater trend.

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Richmond Ferry Service Sets Sail

January 11, 2019

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and city of Richmond marked the launch of Richmond ferry service to San Francisco and the opening of the Richmond Ferry Terminal on January 10, 2019, with a ribbon cutting event.

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Richmond – The Past Informs The Future

October 12, 2018

At the far northern end of Richmond, just within the city’s limits, lies one of the East Bay’s largest concentrations of retail space. Opened in 1976 as “Hilltop Mall,” The Shops at Hilltop has served the residents of Richmond and the wider Bay Area for more than 40 years. But as the recent rebrand hints, big changes are in store for this East Bay mainstay.

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The Shops at Hilltop will have 99 Ranch Market in late 2019

July 12, 2018

The 99 Ranch Market is slated to open at the Shops at Hilltop in late 2019, a representative for the mall property’s owner said today. The supermarket chain’s new location will “also feature an 11,000 square foot food court,” and is part of wide range of changes being envisioned for the 77-acre mall property, which LBG Real Estate Companies recently purchased and has been diligently working to re-imagine.

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Hilltop Mall aims for ‘Asian-centric’ shopping, signs 99 Ranch Market

May 22, 2018

RICHMOND — The owners of the former Hilltop Mall — now the Shops at Hilltop — are making moves to redevelop the struggling mall, starting with a new anchor tenant: Taiwanese American grocery chain 99 Ranch Market.  The signing of the grocery store is the first step in what the mall owners say is a move toward becoming “a robust and all-inclusive Asian-centric shopping and entertainment destination.”

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Faced with steep prices, buyers looks to emerging East Bay neighborhoods

April 13, 2018

As home prices continue to soar in the East Bay, and many would-be home buyers find themselves priced out of the market, real estate agents say buying in up-and-coming neighborhoods is one way to find relatively affordable homes.

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In-depth: Richmond’s Hilltop Mall reinventing itself for 21st century

February 23, 2018

RICHMOND (KRON) — Hilltop Mall in Richmond has seen better days. But now, developers say not to worry because the mall is not dying–it’s changing. On Friday night, KRON4 has an in-depth look at what is to come for this once popular East Bay spot.

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