Tag Archive for Retail

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…

Crustaceans & Capital

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In the past week, one of the biggest stories from the business world has been the massive restaurant sale okay’d by Orlando-based restaurant operator Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI). In case you’ve been living in a shell at the bottom of…

Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

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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: Bill Procida, Procida Funding & Advisors Philadelphia is home to many…

Commercial Real Estate Week in Review

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Week in Review for April 26-May 2: The JCPenney/Sears Effect: Retail REITs Target Malls for Pruning Portfolios: Major shopping mall landlords increasingly shed non-core holdings anchored by the troubled department stores, reports CoStar Group. Ventas REIT Making Bigger Bets Abroad:…

Llenrock Local: Can Market East Become Trendy?; Modern Mixed-Use Project Targets Center City West; Darrell Clarke Pitches Affordable Housing

Llenrock News

Please enjoy this week’s edition of the Llenrock Local: The death knell finally sounds for Girard Square — the 1970s-era single story retail strip located on Market Street between 11th and 12th Streets. This property — located within shouting distance of City Hall and the Pennsylvania Convention Center — has long been home to…