Monthly Archives: June 2015

Emergency Preparedness in Action: RedFlag Alert System, a Year in Review

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Source: Pinterest User piccsy.com

Sadly, no one is unaware of the constant state of vigilance that  mall owners and managers must operate in today’s social environment.  Whether it is a skirmish for a parking spot that escalates into something bigger, an unfathomable act of violence that brings emergency response teams to… Read More

Uptick in Restaurant Sector Spurs JLL’s Growth in San Francisco

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Ross WhiteSan Francisco has long laid claim to one of the biggest restaurant markets in the country, with nearly 40 eateries per 10,000 residents, far ahead of even New York City, according to the last census data. Surrounding markets add almost 6,000 restaurants to that total. But while there’s no shortage of hungry… Read More

What’s the Diagnosis for the CVS and Target Pharmacy Deal?

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Image courtesy of Flickr user Mike Mozart

Image courtesy of Flickr user Mike Mozart

The rise of retail clinics offering access to basic medical services across the U.S. is a symptom of today’s ‘always on’ lifestyle.

Their business model caters directly to today’s time and money conscious consumer, providing affordable, accessible… Read More

Hungry Consumers Help Push Up Retail Sales in May

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s advanced monthly sales announcement yesterday, estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for May were $444.9 billion, an increase of 1.2 percent (±0.5%) from the previous month, and 2.7 percent (±0.9%) above May 2014. Total sales for the March 2015 through May 2015 period were up 2.1 percent (±0.7%) from the same period a year ago.

The census data also revealed that during the last five… Read More

How Drones and Dark Stores Could Change the Retail Supply Chain Landscape

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The omni-channel marathon is turning into a sprint to win the consumer over in the last mile – but that race is far from over. With the increase in mobile and online shopping, delivery wars have been set and with them, aggressive same-day deliveries that target 1-2 hour delivery windows. But it remains to be seen if consumers will pay extra for it. The heated competition among retailers large and small… Read More

REIT Interest in Grocery-Anchored Retail Continues

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SONY DSCOn behalf of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., JLL’s Capital Markets experts today announced the sale of Eastgate Crossing Shopping Center. A joint venture of Inland Real Estate Corporation purchased the center. The nearly 175,000-square-foot property is 100 percent occupied by anchors Kroger, Marshalls, Ashley Furniture and Jo-Ann Fabrics.

“Grocery-anchored shopping centers continue to draw… Read More