Tag: Retail

Mensch & Schlemiel: Edward Long, Eastern Federal Corp, & Golfsmith

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Mensch  Noun, informal. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel  Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail; a loser. Mensch of the Week: Edward Long, President and CEO of Eastern Federal Corp. This week’s Mensch…

Instagram’s Impact on Restaurant Design

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Yeah, we’ve all seen How-To articles with headlines like “Social Media Marketing for Restaurants: 10 Tips” or “Why Your Restaurant Needs a Social Media Strategy.” Well, get this: these tips and strategies are leaving out a very important aspect! It’s…

Kimco Takes Full Ownership of 4 Property Portfolio

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Kimco Realty Corp. has recently become the sole owner of a 722,500 square-foot portfolio of shopping centers, including locations in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Houston, and Washington D.C. The company was willing to put down $170.7 million to lock down the other…

Executive Interview: Herb Heiserman, Managing Principal at Streetsense

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Herb Heiserman serves as Managing Principal at DC area-based experience-focused strategy and design firm Streetsense where he helps restaurants both big and small tell their stories. Architecture and design run through Herb’s veins. Before making the leap to merge with…

5 Benefits of Augmented Reality in Retail and Industrial CRE

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Since the recent Pokemon Go phenomenon, everyone has been writing about the relationship between augmented reality and commercial real estate. We were recently interviewed by CoStar News on how we see augmented reality helping (and hurting) various sectors of commercial…

Beauty Brands Give Brick-And-Mortar a Makeover

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Brick-and-Mortar is putting on a fresh face, literally. Yeah, we’ve been hearing about companies like Macy’s and Wal-Mart shutting down a handful of locations this past year  and Sears/Kmart suffering a net loss of $8 billion since 2010 due to none other…