Tag: big-box

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for August 8-14: Need Big-Box Space? Good Luck, Industrial Experts Say: In the industrial space, absorption far outpaces new development of big-box warehouse and distribution center properties, reports JLL. JLL Bulks Up by Adding Apartment Financing Provider Oak…

The Retail Cure

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Healthcare real estate comes in many forms. One of the most exciting and vibrant branches of the healthcare property sector is not based on hospital campuses or office parks at all, but rather in your local shopping center. I’m speaking,…

The Llenrock Poll

Can big-box retailers make the transition to more urban markets? Here’s what you told us: See our previous polls here.

Square Peg, Round Hole

Remember that controversial New York Times story, published earlier this year, reporting  that big-box retailer Target (NYSE: TGT) had refined its data-mining and analytics to the point that it could predict pregnancies among its female customers? Scary! people said, and…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

Week in Review for April 7 – 13: – Washington, D.C.-based alternatives manager Carlyle Group prepares for an IPO, which Reuters predicts could fetch as much as $800 million. The initial public offering would bring 10% of its management company to…

Thinking Outside the Big-Box

For years now, the U.S. economy has seen an ongoing struggle between traditional retail stores and their nimbler, lower-overhead online counterparts. Last week, retail property giant Simon Properties (NYSE: SPG) made news by suing the state of Indiana over a…