Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lakeshore Mall Gains Retail Boost with New Management and Leasing Team

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BV Belk Properties has retained JLL Retail to manage and lease Lakeshore Mall, a 490,000-square-foot retail center located in Sebring, Florida. Lakeshore Mall was built in 1992, and is the only enclosed regional mall within 40 miles of Sebring.

LakeShore Mall“I see nothing but a good future for Lakeshore Mall, and I am thrilled at the opportunity to take a steady center and make

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Sunshine State’s Construction Comeback Driven by Malls and Shopping Center Development

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While many tourists flock to America’s panhandle looking for sand and sunshine, Florida’s retail development market is doing the opposite: moving indoors. According to JLL research launched today at the International Council of Shopping Centers Florida Conference in Orlando, nearly half of all retail commercial construction happening in the state, in the first half of 2014 is taking place in malls and shopping centers.

“While most markets are seeing a boom in

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Asia is the New Land of Opportunity for U.S. Retailers

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Picture1Will Asian shoppers buy into the classic all-American look? United States-based mid-level casual apparel brands, are hedging their bets that “preppy” rugby polos and chic velour track suits will entice Asia’s rapidly growing middle class to buy U.S. goods. Newly released JLL research shows that U.S.-based brands are flocking to Asia faster than any other, knowing an untapped market awaits:

Want to know the future of back-to-school shopping? Look to the past.

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Shopping online just keeps getting easier. As deal sites abound, shipping prices fall away, inventory endlessly expands, and it begs the question: “does anyone load the kids up in the family car and drive to the mall anymore?” Turns out they do—and especially when school’s about to start. A recent survey shows that 90 percent of American households plan on doing their back-to-school shopping at physical retail stores… Read More

Uniqlo’s Unique Way of Retailing

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By: Damian Sumner, Head of UK Retail Agency JLL UK Retail

Japanese retailers are leading the way in retail service. There are clear pointers that American and European retailers could take on board to avoid slipping back in the Global Retail market.

UniqloThis service offer is pivotal in today’s increasingly virtual world. In the UK we are seeing that the real winners are those retailers that provide a seamless… Read More

Mark Raines Joins JLL to Lead Houston Retail Brokerage Practice

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???????????????????????Building on its strong growth in Texas, JLL today announced it has expanded its retail capabilities into Houston with the addition of Mark Raines as a Senior Vice President. Partnering with Dallas Retail Brokerage Lead Clay Smith and Austin and San Antonio Market Lead Todd Wallace, Raines will focus on JLL’s retail business including tenant representation and agency leasing and will serve as Houston’s… Read More

JLL Partners with Teen Vogue for Back-to-School Season Promotions

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Teen Vogue Back-To-School Saturdays™ (BTSS) is a galvanizing moment designed to motivate and inspire consumers to get out and shop for the best of back-to-school fashion, beauty, and more. BTSS is a multi-platform initiative involving all of Teen Vogue’s assets in print, digital, social, mobile and event marketing. Participating JLL-managed centers across the… Read More

What Does the Future of Retail Look Like?

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We all spend a great deal of time looking to the future to try and second guess how cyclical and structural change will play out in the world of retail. Retail is dynamic, change is a constant and we can be sure that the future of retail holds some ‘unknowns’. Here is a short video we put together to explore 10 trends reshaping retail; we also identify the key to embedding… Read More