Monthly Archives: September 2017

JLL Retail’s Store Closure Summary – September

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JLL Retail Research looks at coming closures, the impact of e-commerce on brick and mortar stores, how the store experience is changing and which retailers are actually expanding operations despite the current climate (as of September 2017).

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Retail Outlook Q2 2017 Report

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Retail performance fundamentals are in a holding pattern as vacancies remain flat. Net absorption has softened as quality space gets harder to find thanks to limited development in recent years. Restrained construction and few new retail space additions have also kept rents inching upward, moving many major markets to their… Read More

City Series: Seattle – Where Retail Options Make Others Green with Envy

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Seattle, dubbed as the Emerald City, makes it rain with a variety of retail. Having more to offer than fish markets and coffee house culture, the Seattle metro serves as home base for many retailers including Starbucks, REI, Amazon, Costco and Nordstrom. Because of this, the city gets more than its fair share of buzzworthy retail, like the huge Starbucks Roastery, the cashierless Amazon Go and… Read More

City Series: Mexico City Makes Major Moves in Retail

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Trying to soak up all of the culture, cuisine, and shopping that Mexico City has to offer will have you sleep deprived. It’s expected that shoppers will become captivated with the diversity its corridors has to offer and it wouldn’t be a shocker if you find yourself wondering aimlessly… Read More

City Series: Philadelphia – The City of Firsts Offer Stiff Retail Competition

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What’s better than an original Philly cheesesteak? Tax-free clothing and the selection in which to choose from. With some of the biggest brands, shopping in Philadelphia provides a world-class experience. It’s no wonder why Philly saw a record number of visitors in 2015 and the best hotel performance in more than a decade.

Both prime urban retail corridors, Walnut Street and Market East, are seeing a… Read More