Tag Archive for Retail

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…

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…