Retail

Slim Store, Hefty Returns

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A few months ago we published a list of the Top 9 Retailers according to their annual sales per square foot, which was originally posted on RetailSales and USA Today’s website. The list includes some names you would typically associate…

John Mackey Takes Over the World

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Throughout history, various people have tried to take over the world: Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon, Brain from Pinky and the Brain… the list goes on. Nowadays, world domination is less a matter of military campaigns (recent events in…

Ad Hoc Real Estate

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What makes a retail real estate market attractive to shoppers and tenants? There are a variety of factors, of course: the economic condition of the neighborhood and market, the health of nearby retail offerings, quality of the properties, and the…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

Alex Topchy Video Grab

Llenrock’s Andrew Benioff talks to Alex Topchy, CFO of Broad Street Realty. They discuss the fundamentals of the office and retail sectors, as well as his company’s geographical focus and conditions in the public sector. (This is Part Two of Alex’s interview. Go…

Adding a Little Class to the IPO Market

Let’s look at what’s been happening in the retail sector, by which I mean the brick-and-mortar, non-virtual kind.   At the end of 2011, Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced it would shutter scores of its Sears and Kmart locations, citing…