Tag Archive for retail sector

No Longer Keeping Up with the Kids

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Every January brings a mixture of bad news and good news for the retail real estate sector (well, during 2009 I’m pretty sure it was all bad news…). Retailers’ and analysts’ data begins pouring in soon after Christmas or New…

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,…

Outliers

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We talk a lot about top-tier and large second tier cities here on the Llenrock Blog, and for good reason: in such markets, there’s a lot going on–in terms of development, investment, refinancing, etc.–just about year round. So we talk…

Affordable Oil: the Winners and Losers

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In the business world, there are very few black-and-white issues.Sure, there are plenty of overzealous bloggers and TV pundits who will quickly reduce the world into the simplest possible terms, explaining away the world’s gray areas in the simplest sound…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for October 18-24: Hines Seeks $380 Million to Revamp Storied Venice Hotels: Hines Italia SGR, a joint venture between U.S.-based Hines (NYSE: HIRT) and Italian investor Manfredi Catella, plans to renovate and operate the Hotel Excelsior and…

Next Moves

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Amazon.com, one of the great success stories of the late-90s tech boom and an e-commerce juggernaut of the last decade or so, rarely shies away from surprising investors, customers, and the media alike. While Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is no longer…

Repercussions of a REIT Data Breach

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Identity theft is an unfortunate by-product of our increasingly interconnected and digital financial world. Perhaps you’ve been a victim of identity theft yourself. I have: I once read my debit card’s billing statement and discovered a series of retail transactions in the…