- Red Hot Retail
Retail real estate is hot. Large retailers continue to drive new development and investor demand remains near record highs. As competition heats up for prime space in major U.S. metropolitan areas, retailers are expanding into secondary markets and even far
- In the Retail Ring
The retail property investment market looks a little like a battered prize fighter these days. It's down, but by no means out. Given the one two punch of the credit crisis and the tepid economic recovery, retail investment sales are
- Retail Roller Coaster
Investors are maneuvering quickly to catch up with a retail property market that has done a 180 degree turn in the past year. This once hot sector has cooled considerably in the wake of the capital markets crisis, the residential
- New Digs?
Developers that have been chomping at the bit to break ground on new retail projects are beginning to see a glimmer of hope as retailers accelerate expansion plans. By all accounts, retail development has remained fairly anemic in the past
- Big Box Breakup
Retail experts puzzle out shrinking store footprints and excess space.
As the economy has recovered, many in the retail industry were hoping to leave the deluge of store closings in the rearview mirror. Yet those objects are definitely closer than they appear. Despite the fact that the retail sector has once
- Rethinking Retail
Retail is one property sector that never has time to rest on its laurels. As they battle the lingering effects of the recession and increased online shopping competition, retailers are once again shifting store strategies. The steep economic downturn forced
- Down, but not Out
Retail construction is a shadow of its former self with development activity falling to its lowest levels in more than a decade. Yet pockets of construction persist. An estimated 32 million square feet of new retail space is expected to
- Retail Redux?
Retailers that are back in expansion mode are bumping up against a big obstacle — a lack of inventory when it comes to good real estate locations. The limited supply of new retail construction has been a huge help to