Tag Archive for Retail

Move Over, John Mackey

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If you’re working with retail real estate, particularly community shopping centers and power centers, you may be a little bit nervous. It’s no secret that many large retail chains are paring down their location count, exploring smaller-concept stores in high-density…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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Mensch: Noun. 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: Lee Bird, At Home Every industry faces a downturn at one point…

Retail: A Generational Breakdown

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Millennials: it’s certainly one of the buzziest of the recent buzz words to infiltrate the business world’s discourse. While the term is certainly overused (which is sort of how it goes with buzz words), and somewhat nebulously defined and/or understood, millennialism,…

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,…

Spin Doctors

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It seems one of the most prominent trends in the business world is that of consolidation. Over recent decades, we have seen car companies absorb other car manufacturers, tech companies like Facebook have absorbed smaller start-ups like Instagram, and even…

Commercial Real Estate Videos of the Week

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Stephen Chan of Eagle Point Hotel Partners talks with Michael Moloff, Development Director of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Filmed at the Independent Lodging Congress 2014 in Philadelphia. This is Part 2: Rick Caruso, CEO of Caruso Affiliated, discusses the future of…

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…