Matt Writt, VP, Retail Brokerage, is an army of one in Denver, Colorado. For Matt, life before JLL at his prior company was non collaborative, but JLL has been the opposite. Matt shares, “There’s cooperation across business lines and markets which have made a big difference in my success.” Having great support that allows him to focus on developing business and transactions was instrumental. He continues, “Beth Steeler (Denver), and the… Read More
Smaller and more focused stores
Smaller footprints have more opportunities in urban locations and in mixed use projects. Grocers like Aldi and Trader Joe’s benefit from the flexibility to take smaller spaces in vertically integrated projects. HyVee recently announced that while traditional-sized stores will still be rolled out, smaller format stores of… Read More
Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for March 2018, were $494.6 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent (±0.5 percent) from the previous month, and 4.5 percent (±0.5 percent) above March 2017 according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Total sales for the January 2018 through March 2018 period… Read More
Bridget Grams, EVP, Retail Brokerage, worked for a small 12-person company prior to JLL and life was great, but she never imagined it could get better. Imagine her apprehension of transitioning to such a larger company, but the transitions was smooth and life at JLL has been fantastic.
Bridget’s had a successful year due to the human aspect. From her team that works out… Read More
JLL launches Global Food Trends report at ICSC Food for Thought Conference
JLL has scoured the globe for the weirdest, most wonderful and prophetic innovations of foodservice and shortlisted five mega trends that landlords and restaurateurs should watch in 2018 in its recently released Global Food Trends 2018 report. According to the report, launched today at… Read More
Shauna Mattis, Senior Vice President, Retail Brokerage out of Los Angeles, leads client management and leasing services of retail space throughout Southern California. Her clients include REIT’s, developers, receivers, institutional and professional shopping center owners. Through her portfolio of properties, she has successfully completed leases with many of the active retail chain tenants in the industry.
Shauna looks at her career as another opportunity in her life to help others. At home… Read More
Colin Behr has joined the firm as a Vice President of Capital Markets, Retail. He will be based in the firm’s Philadelphia office and will work primarily with Managing Directors Jim Galbally and Bill Moylan on retail capital markets assignments throughout Greater Philadelphia the Mid-Atlantic.
“We are excited to have Colin join our team. The addition of Colin reinforces our commitment to hiring the best talent in the market to best serve… Read More
Tyson Switzenberg, Senior Vice President and Arizona Retail Brokerage Lead, went from running his own company of three employees to being part of a growing global organization, so it’s no shock that his transition to JLL was transformative. Tyson says, “I see a major difference in the knowledge base and resources of working within such a large organization, yet that still maintains a culture of energy and enthusiasm, where the team looks out for… Read More
Peter Caruso, SVP, Retail Brokerage, is the ultimate example of patience + persistence = prosperity. Prior to joining JLL, the market had begun recovering from the worst downturn in modern day Retail history. For Peter, things were good; however, he was functioning on a regional platform. He was excited to come to JLL, a global platform, which was the wave of the future. To Peter, it doesn’t feel like a big… Read More
JLL says healthy food, affordable pricing, private labels and digital integrations drive grocery store performance.
Grocery-anchored centers continued to be an attractive property type for investors in 2017, with sales volumes increasing by 5.3 percent. The asset class remained stable amid a period of low retail transaction volumes. But after grocery store expansions went bananas in… Read More