Category Archives: Development

Public Invited to Shape the Vision of Proposed Williston Crossing Project

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Williston Crossing NEW imageThe shale zone underneath the Dakotas and Montana already churns out a million barrels per day, output that has made North Dakota the second-largest oil-producing state in the country. Preliminary development plans to support the influx of residents in Williams County has already begun, and the proposed Williston Crossing retail, entertainment and mixed-use… Read More

Increased Retail Construction Activity Prompts JLL to Expand Development Platform

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TBill Mostonhe retail industry is facing the greatest amount of development and redevelopment activity since 2010. To meet the increased demand for retail project management and development expertise, JLL today announced the expansion of its retail team with the addition of Bill Moston. Moston joins JLL as a Senior Vice President, National Retail… Read More

Stropiq Files Applications for Williston Crossing Development with “Dakota Modern” Theme

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The Stropiq & JLL Teams on the 219-acre site of Williston Crossing

While economic prognosticators debate what impact declining oil prices will have on the oil-laden economies around the word, there is a 219-acre development project in Williston, North Dakota, that is moving… Read More

Sears Holdings Announces Plans For Mixed-Use Development In Aventura

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Sears Holdings Corporation has submitted plans to the City of Aventura for the redevelopment of the Sears property at Aventura Mall into an exciting open-air village that will feature retail, restaurants, offices and a hotel.

Esplanade at Aventura will be a complete redevelopment of the 12.3 acres owned by Sears Holdings that currently features a Sears full-line store, Sears Auto Center and adjacent surface parking areas. The proposed new development will include approximately… Read More

Sunshine State’s Construction Comeback Driven by Malls and Shopping Center Development

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While many tourists flock to America’s panhandle looking for sand and sunshine, Florida’s retail development market is doing the opposite: moving indoors. According to JLL research launched today at the International Council of Shopping Centers Florida Conference in Orlando, nearly half of all retail commercial construction happening in the state, in the first half of 2014 is taking place in malls and shopping centers.

“While most markets are seeing a boom in

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3 Questions Smart Retailers are Asking Themselves Now

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The three questions smart retailers are asking from JLL

1. Are we offering an omni-channel experience?

More and more retailers are striving to build a true omni-channel experience that merges at-home, in-store and mobile commerce into one seamless experience. In other words, if a customer wants to view an item online, purchase it using their phone and pick it up in-store, they can do so in… Read More

200,000 SF Retail & Entertainment Expansion at Streets of West Chester, Ohio

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The number of high quality retail amenities available to residents of the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio market will soon get a double dose of development with two new retail locations now launching. The Streets of SWC SP Overlay 062014West Chester is a 167,638-square-foot lifestyle center, located at 9465 on Civic Center Drive. LPC Retail is now kicking off the pre-development leasing and marketing… Read More

Brazil’s Retail Market Thrives

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Carnival, Copacabana and Caipirinha’s lure millions of tourists each year to Brazil, but today more than just the lodging market is booming. The retail market’s unprecedented growth is piquing the interest of investors and retailers’ seeking expansion and looking to rebalance their portfolios, according to JLL Research, launched today at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) retail real estate conference (RECon) in Las… Read More

Beyond the Traditional Block: 2014 is Shaping up to be a Retail Seller’s Market

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By Brian Rogal, Excerpt from GlobeSt.com

Strengthening retail market fundamentals and price appreciation are making the investment community bullish on retail sector in 2014. After a strong first quarter this year, the momentum is expected to continue as increased demand for retail assets has created optimal conditions for sellers.

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Grocery-anchored, urban high street retail and trophy malls… Read More

How to Compete with Online Merchants: Use Physical Advantages

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ICSC New York Update: JLL’s Steve Jones says, it’s easy for store retailers competing with online retailers to feel like they are pushing a boulder up a mountain in today’s web-driven economy. The good news for retailers is that not all consumers shop on price alone. The critical components of consumer buying habits are price, customer service and experience. Every consumer weighs these considerations differently, but each store needs… Read More