Having a tree lighting ceremony for your business is a great way to bring people out and show them the spirit of the holidays. It can get a lot of people to your retail property all at one time, and that means the potential for more sales for the stores that lease space from you. If your lighting ceremony doesn't go well, though, you may find that you end up with fewer people coming to shop at your location, and that can hurt businesses that are all set up and ready for the holidays.
Christmas is coming, along with plenty of other holidays. Decorating for those holidays can take time, manpower, and money. It's also not easy when you have a large property like a shopping center. You don't want to decorate too early, but you also want to get things moving so you can set a festive mood and bring people onto the property and into the stores. To do that, you need to know the best time to get your decorations up. Most stores and shopping centers start putting their Christmas merchandise out right after Halloween, but they don't all decorate quite that early.