Monthly Archives: September 2014

Department Stores Hope Same-day Delivery Trumps Amazon

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USA-NYC-MacysInstant gratification keeps getting more instant in the shopping world. In the race to keep up with e-commerce players, retail giants Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s will this fall launch same-day delivery services in 50 of their stores – across eight Macy’s markets and four of Bloomingdale’s.

The move is a direct response to relentless competition from e-commerce players like Amazon.com and eBay, which have been… Read More

Big Real Estate Moves in the Big Apple: Amy Zhen Joins JLL to Expand Retail Capabilities

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JLL continued the expansion of its retail platform in New York City with the addition of Amy Zhen. Zhen will serve as a Senior Vice President working on the team lead by Vice Chairman Bob Gibson, who joined JLL earlier this year Zhen Amy_Headshotto lead the firm’s New York retail brokerage practice. In her new role, Zhen is tasked with developing and executing leasing… Read More

Cooper & Caldwell Named 2014 Power Brokers by Chain Store Age

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For the first time in eight decades of publishing, Chain Store Age has compiled a list of the nation’s top retail real estate brokers, ranking them based on number of retail transactions in 2013, dollar amount of those transactions and, just as importantly, reputation in the industry. From hundreds of nominations collected… Read More

New Partnership Brings Media Advertising to JLL-Managed Malls

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IMGn an effort to generate additional revenue opportunities for its retail investor clients, JLL Retail today announced a new partnership with McGavren Guild Malls, LLC, to exclusively provide media representation services within the firm’s third-party-managed shopping centers. As part of this agreement, McGavren Guild Malls will represent national media opportunities, which include sponsorships, brand advertising,… Read More