Monthly Archives: April 2017

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
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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,… 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.

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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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