Chairing the firm’s Leasing and Retail Groups, Scott maintains the skills and expertise needed to represent landlords and tenants in the development and lease-up of shopping centers on a national basis. He also counsels clients on a wide variety of real estate and business transactions, and general business law. Scott brings his leadership to the firm’s Cincinnati office where he serves as partner-in-charge, overseeing its operations, business development and client relationships. Repeatedly named to Ohio Super Lawyers, and having achieved the highest ranking, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®, Scott also serves as a member of the firm’s Management Committee.

thU2E8KRAHAs 2015 comes to a close, it’s time to make resolutions and to consider what is trending.

My resolution is to eat better – more of a plant based diet with less processed foods. It’s either that or buy a new wardrobe. I just need someone to invent a plant based donut (that still tastes

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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.

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Its-the-law-cover-az1I have been told this is a Real Estate Law Blog and that it might be time to blog about real estate law for a change. I know wine and grilled cheese donuts may be more interesting, so bear with me while I transgress.

I just attended and spoke at the International Council of Shopping

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I am attending the Tom + Chee franchisee convention to explain how we can help the franchisees in securing satisfactory leases for their new locations. Tom + Chee is a fast growing franchise with approximately 40 stores open. There should be one near you or coming to a location near you. Tom + Chee obviously

In anticipation of the October Grand Opening of Liberty Center, we recorded a video recognizing the creative genius and forward thinking of Yaromir Steiner and Steiner + Associates. It is posted at our website – Ulmer.com.

They have already announced a great roster of tenants who have signed leases: Dillard’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Kona Grill,

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I just attended the ICSC Idea Exchange in Columbus, Ohio where several great ideas were exchanged.

Robert Myers, Chief Operating Officer of Philips Edison & Company, said it was a seller’s market with cap rates of 4 to 5.

I learned that fast casual pizza (think Chipotle does pizza) is the fastest growing segment of

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I eat out a lot, and I enjoy it. In fact I prefer it. Being able to enjoy different ambiences and different tastes, and having someone else wait on me and clean up after me, makes eating out fun. Apparently, I am not alone. Even when the economy suffers, the restaurant industry remains strong. I

Kadish_CMYKThe ICSC Walapalooza starts this weekend in Vegas. The sheer number of people converging in one place and the talent level of them is staggering. And of course it is all hard work! I’m hoping to get a couple free minutes to meet with some of my favorite clients:

Steiner + Associates – and their