Earlier this week we joined The Shopping Center Group at their all-hands University where we discussed innovation and disruption facing retail real estate. Headwinds are both cyclical and secular, but clear winners are emerging and it’s those retailers that are willing to adapt, change and challenge the status quo. A few highlights are called out […]
Founded in 1887, Kamehameha Schools’ endowment supports the education of 48,000 learners of Hawaiian ancestry. The KS estate is comprised of more than 363,000 acres of land in Hawaii and a commercial real estate portfolio of 275 assets including some of the state’s largest shopping centers, hotels, resorts, office and industrial properties. Valued at over […]
Several first-time-physical locations, a new Lidl and Walmart’s Innovation Store in Lake Nona. ….. NYC Retail, July 2017 Overall Takeaways: The number of legitimate retail corridors in NYC has ballooned. It used to be that you needed a 5th Avenue store to kick off your US expansion, now there are several areas that can work, […]
When does it make sense for retailers to own the shopping centers they occupy? James talks to Rachel Elias Wein of WeinPlus to answer that question. Also, economist Ryan Severino explains how consumer confidence can be high despite slow GDP Growth. LISTEN HERE. May 8, 2017, By JLL Retail Save Save Save Save Save […]
By Joel Groover SCT Magazine May, 2017 Speculation about the real estate role of Amazon.com is growing as more information emerges about its closely held plans for U.S. stores. In metro Houston, to cite one market, brokers watch the local headlines for scoops on the Amazon rollout, and they tend to share any tidbits they […]
When will West Elm stop emailing me about leaving something in my online cart because they can’t figure out I bought it in the store? Please let it be soon. After years of bandaging together online systems with their physical footprint, this may be the year that retailers get data integration right.
Pebb Enterprises picks itself up after the loss of seven employees in a plane crash By: Joel Groover Pebb Enterprises’ growth over the past year would be notable even under normal circumstances. The Boca Raton, Fla.–based company — a private equity investor known for turnarounds of distressed shopping centers — managed to court new executive […]
What if you could change the value of your enterprise by accessing and monetizing assets you have but largely ignore? When the CEO of a major multifamily and CRE company was asked how much he knew about his tenants, he said, “We know quite a lot — for our apartment tenants, we know income, age, sex, education, […]