Analysis: Leisure revolution for property development

The Wavehouse, shown here, at the Gateway shopping mall in Durban, South Africa could open in the UK

A new generation of shopping centre is emerging, with food and leisure at its heart. But while the extra footfall this brings is always welcome, Ben Cooper asks if it is all good news for retailers.

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