Tag Archive for Retail

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…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for September 27-October 3: Brookfield Places Winning Bid for Atlantic City’s Bankrupt Revel: Brookfield acquires the beleaguered gaming and hospitality asset for roughly 4.6% of its $2.4B development cost, reports Commercial Property Executive. Not-So-Golden Week Looms for…

All Hail the King

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With approximately 4,500 locations throughout the world, Canadian breakfast staple Tim Hortons (NYSE: THI) is the second-largest coffee shop chain, behind international gourmet coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and ahead of Dunkin’ Donuts (NYSE: DNKN), which has a “measly” 3,000+ locations…

Retailtainment: Pop-Ups and Concept Stores

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Retail drives other retail, which means vacant store fronts are a significant liability for both landlords and their tenants. Outside of key retail hubs like Manhattan and certain regional shopping malls, retail vacancies are a major problem, even years after…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for June 7-13: World Cup Fever and Football-themed Hotels: HotelNewsNow looks at the impact of the World Cup on Brazil‘s lodging sector. DDR Partners with Blackstone in $1.98B ARCP Portfolio Purchase: The joint venture acquires a portfolio of…

REITs & Social Media

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I don’t consider myself an expert on social media. I don’t use enough buzzwords (“omnichannel”, “social capital,” etc.) to be an expert. Still, as you know, I work in the field, and am constantly considering ways in which I can…

“Downstream” Real Estate

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What are the most stable real estate asset classes? Many of you are probably guessing multifamily is one of the most stable, and that’s probably true. Healthcare and senior living are other contenders, since people will continue to get old…