JLL Closes Sale of Pentucket Shopping Center

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Pentucket Shopping Center

Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc. purchases approximate 200,000 SF New Hampshire shopping center

BOSTON, May 9, 2017 – On behalf of Quincy & Company, JLL’s Retail Capital Markets team today announced the sale of Pentucket Shopping Center, a 199,335-square-foot shopping center anchored by The Home Depot in Plaistow, New Hampshire. Inland… Read More

JLL Brokers the Sale of Warner Robins Place

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Picture1JLL today announced it has sold Warner Robins Place, an open-air shopping center in Warner Robins, Georgia to St. Louis-based Integris Ventures. Warner Robins Place is a 107,941-square-foot shopping center anchored by TJ Maxx, PetSmart and Beall’s Outlet and shadow anchored by Walmart Supercenter and Lowe’s Home Improvement.

JLL Managing Director Margaret Caldwell… Read More

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Economic Questions Big and Small (with Ryan Severino & Rachel Elias Wein)

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CenterWhen does it make sense for retailers to own the shopping centers they occupy? James talks to Rachel Elias Wein of WeinPlus to answer that question. Also, economist Ryan Severino explains how consumer confidence can be high despite slow GDP growth. LISTEN HERE >>>

Got a retail question? Tweet at @JamesDCook

Read our retail research: jllretail.com/retail-intelligence… Read More

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Drones, Driverless Cars? Watch the Live Broadcast of James Cook on Futureproofing Retail

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Cook, JamesDo you need to help your retailer and owner clients future-proof their business? With so much else to do, there’s not time to think about the future. You’re busy just trying to get through the day. Don’t panic — spend  20 minutes listening to James Cook, our Director of Retail Research LIVE on JLL Live… Read More

Banks Can Adapt to Changing Consumer Behavior with New Branch Strategies

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It’s no longer about how many branches banks have. It’s how about they use them. As consumer behavior shifts, banks are rethinking the way their business is done. And you can help them.

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JLL’s new 2017 U.S. Banking Outlook offers insight on current and forthcoming industry trends, like:

  • Branch location reductions. The number of branches will decrease as banks optimize their market needs.
  • Expansion of fintech. Mobile apps will further
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Anchors Away? What Department Store Closures Mean for Shopping Centers

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More than 300 department stores are closing this year, putting about 36 million square feet of vacant space back on the market, according to JLL’s latest retail report Empty to Alive: The Next Use for Department Store Space. Which begs the question, what will become of all that empty space? Well, it’s not all doom and gloom as you’ve probably read in the news. According to our research, we expect to see more restaurants, entertainment venues, grocery… Read More

JLL adds Trio of Multi-Market Disposition Experts

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JLL continues the strategic expansion of its disposition business in Houston with the addition of three new experts Donna Kolius, Pierce Owens and Kaylie Walker. The group will join JLL’s brokerage team focusing on multi-market dispositions, national portfolio strategies, and sale leasebacks for corporations, private equity firms, real estate investment trusts, investors and retailers.

Houston Retail Group“The… Read More

Get Ready for Food, Fun and Fast Fashion!

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As much as he’d like to, he can’t personally visit every new retail store. But thanks to YouTube there’s always a video to watch. Join James Cook as he watches retail videos new and old with a focus on Food, Fun and Fast Fashion. Those are the three retail categories that will lease up many newly emptied department stores.  LISTEN HERE >>>

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6 Eating Habits Changing the Food Industry

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Did you know that by 2025, as much as 20% of space in many shopping centers will be occupied by F&B concepts? View the 6 eating habits changing the food industry and how the hungry millennials are shifting restaurant operations and food options.

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Learn more about how to best expand,… Read More