Author Archives: JLL Retail

City Series: The Well Won’t Run Dry on Canada’s Retail Corridors

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Whoever said brick-and-mortar shopping is a dying breed hasn’t visited Canada. Toronto and Vancouver’s prime urban retail corridors are a shopper’s paradise. From independent boutiques to upscale luxury retailers, both cities have something for every budget.

  • Vancouver’s South Granville attracts international retailers, tech titans and independent home-goods boutiques while Robson Street sees transformation from bleak to chic with international and luxury retailers.
  • Toronto’s Bloor Street provides prime brand exposure within
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City Series: Boston Provides Freedom to Shop until You Drop

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Known for birthing the country’s classic baked beans and for leading you along the Freedom Trail of authentic history and treasure, Boston also provides an impressive array of convenient and accessible shopping options for locals and tourists alike.

  • For a place to see and be seen, venture down Newbury Street to window shop (or splurge) at retailers like Chanel, Giorgio Armani and Burberry. It’s rich history and culture consistently
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I am a Londoner: Lovisa Harryzon

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How do you advise clients about a market without having experienced it? That was a challenge Lovisa faced. She had several existing clients and targets based in the UK, so she left her home of Stockholm for 5 weeks to become a Londoner. Learn about her experience and how JLL helped her achieve her ambition for local market knowledge.

JLL Tenant Representation Manager Lovisa Harryzon wanted to understand the London retail… Read More

Achieving Ambitions through the Law of Attraction

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Brenda Ford, Vice President of National Retail Leasing is one of the luckiest and most modest people you will ever encounter. Her tenure with JLL is approaching 14 years and as time is passing, her ambitions are consistently being achieved.

Almost 14 years ago Brenda’s original long-term ambition was to work for a… Read More

City Series: Bay Area Brings Bright Side to Retail Demand

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What’s at bay in the Bay Area? Its retail reach which attracts a wide range of retailers and styles. San Francisco and Silicon Valley make up much of what’s known as the Bay Area. And one thing its corridors has in common is there is more demand for retail space than supply and too many people –  which technically isn’t a bad problem to have.

  • Corridors like Palo Alto will see
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Top 10 affordable locations for retail stores

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JLL launched its inaugural City Retail report, which reveals the 10 most affordable and desirable retail corridors in the United States based on average asking rent per square foot. These shopping districts have growing populations of working millennials, rising foodie scenes, and trendy mixes of up-and-coming retailers and well-known brands. These factors combine… Read More

Retail Investment Gains Momentum in Unexpected Places

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In the first quarter of 2017, U.S. retail transaction volumes reached more than $16 billion, which is a slight 4.9 percent decline over last year according to preliminary figures released by JLL. But despite the dip, JLL expects a strong pipeline of transactions to grow and continue to stabilize this year

“Going into this year, we anticipated being extremely busy as our investor clients expressed a desire to sell a significant amount of product. But,… Read More

JLL Closes Sale of Pentucket Shopping Center

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Pentucket Shopping Center

Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc. purchases approximate 200,000 SF New Hampshire shopping center

BOSTON, May 9, 2017 – On behalf of Quincy & Company, JLL’s Retail Capital Markets team today announced the sale of Pentucket Shopping Center, a 199,335-square-foot shopping center anchored by The Home Depot in Plaistow, New Hampshire. Inland… Read More

JLL Brokers the Sale of Warner Robins Place

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Picture1JLL today announced it has sold Warner Robins Place, an open-air shopping center in Warner Robins, Georgia to St. Louis-based Integris Ventures. Warner Robins Place is a 107,941-square-foot shopping center anchored by TJ Maxx, PetSmart and Beall’s Outlet and shadow anchored by Walmart Supercenter and Lowe’s Home Improvement.

JLL Managing Director Margaret Caldwell… Read More

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Economic Questions Big and Small (with Ryan Severino & Rachel Elias Wein)

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CenterWhen does it make sense for retailers to own the shopping centers they occupy? James talks to Rachel Elias Wein of WeinPlus to answer that question. Also, economist Ryan Severino explains how consumer confidence can be high despite slow GDP growth. LISTEN HERE >>>

Got a retail question? Tweet at @JamesDCook

Read our retail research: jllretail.com/retail-intelligence… Read More

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