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Cincinnati Commercial Real Estate Summit

Posted in Retail Industry Issues, Uncategorized
I just attended the Midwest Real Estate News Magazine Cincinnati Commercial Real Estate Summit. I heard a very interesting discussion about the Cincinnati real estate market, addressing retail, office, industrial, healthcare and investment properties. Norm Khoury of Colliers International was the moderator. John Thompson of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank discussed retail issues. John commented that… Continue Reading

Cincinnati – the Center of Retail Development in America?

Posted in Retail Industry Issues
I just attended a CREW presentation which was entitled “New Retail Trends and Addressing Consumer Demands.” However, the presentation was actually about three high profile retail projects all located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and, it included three high profile developers, at least one of whom (depending upon who you asked) is also extremely talented. Mark Fallon… Continue Reading

Bringing the Downtown Shopping Experience to the Exurbs

Posted in Retail Industry Issues
I recently attended our client’s, Steiner + Associates, grand-opening ceremony for Liberty Center, a $350 million mixed-use development featuring, shopping, dining, luxury residential apartments, offices, a state-of-the-art movie theater and a new to market AC Hotel by Marriott located in the middle of the growing Cincinnati-Dayton metroplex along Interstate 75. As I toured Liberty Center,… Continue Reading

Return of the New Shopping Center

Posted in Development Issues, Mixed Use Development Issues, New Urbanism, Retail Industry Issues
For quite a while there has been very few new shopping centers being developed. Many people may have even questioned whether there would ever be any new significant shopping centers. Apparently, times have changed. In rapid succession, I have been engaged to do the lease up of two brand new, big time, large scale shopping… Continue Reading

Strip Mall Deja Vu !

Posted in Leasing Issues, Retail Industry Issues
 Fortune Magazine  recently published an article relating to a conversation with the CEO of Kimco Realty, Dave Henry.  Henry makes some very compelling arguments as to why strip malls and brick and mortar retail in general is here to stay for a while and why the population demographics will continue to provide ample support. Henry… Continue Reading

Leasing Trends in 2013

Posted in Retail Industry Issues
It is now apparent that retail drives our economy. Instead of bashing indulgent consumption, it is time to embrace it. As we approach the holiday season then, it might be a good time to take note of the trends from 2013. 1.      Return to the City or Something Resembling Downtown. The new retail “centers” are increasingly not… Continue Reading

Retail Trends We See

Posted in Retail Industry Issues
Toys R Us is leasing a large number of sites on a temporary basis: smaller stores and only for the Christmas season. Temporary leasing might be a trend to capitalize on, especially where you have vacant space in a decent geographic market.  And if you can combine it with a different, complimentary seasonal concept (ice cream… Continue Reading
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