Category Archives: ICSC Events

JLL brings “Manhattan Village Beach Vibe” to life at ICSC Western Conference

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When an investor launches a redevelopment, they often look to creative marketing ploys to attract consumers and tenants to an improved property. JLL is breaking the typical marketing mold with the debut of its Manhattan Village showcase, an exhibitor-first experiential promotion, at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) Western Conference, held October 2nd  to 4th in Los Angeles, California.

At the show, JLL is dedicating the front-section of its exhibition booth… 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… Read More

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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Learn more about how… Read More

JLL Adds Unsuspecting Shoppers to the “Nice List” this Holiday Season

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This holiday season if you are doing your gift shopping at a JLL-managed center you might just get a little something extra for yourself. JLL-managed centers across the country will be giving away gift cards to spontaneously delight and surprise shoppers this November and December. Santa, or one of many JLL “elves”, will be handing out the cards – but there’s a catch – shoppers will be encouraged to redeem the… Read More

Going Global: ICSC ReCon Takeaways Retailers Should Consider

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What does it take for a retailer to be successful when expanding globally? At ICSC RECon today, Holly Cohen, Vice President of Global DTC Real Estate and Store Construction for Nike Inc., Karen Janes, Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate for Ralph Lauren, Michael Chu’di Ejekam, Chief Executive Officer of Atreos in Lagos, Nigeria and David Zoba, Chairman of JLL’s Global Leasing Board shared their insights.

Five key takeaways… Read More

Luxury Retailers Broaden Horizons to Target Urban U.S. Meccas

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The global luxury market continues to outpace expectations. Luxury spending exceeded €1 trillion last year largely driven by personal luxury good purchases. Americans were the second-largest group of luxury buyers behind the Chinese, making up nearly a quarter of the global luxury spend worldwide. But as Karl Lagerfeld famously said, “keep the best, forget the rest” and today’s luxury retailers are doing just that by selectively targeting 11 major U.S. cities… Read More

#LetsGoShopping Campaign Launches at 24 JLL-Managed Centers

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The sale of goods and services online is expected to grow 8.6 percent on average per annum for the next five years according to IBIS World. While retail shopping is moving online, it isn’t leaving physical stores in the dust as 92.5 percent of retail sales still happen in store according to JLL’s retail experts. In an effort to counter this misnomer, JLL is sparking an industry-wide conversation about the undeniable… Read More

Metrics for Success in a Clicks (and Bricks) World

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The term ‘omnichannel’ has become so ubiquitous that there doesn’t seem to be any real separation between the online and offline channel anymore. Consumers buy online and pick up in store, or buy an in-store item to shipped to their home or shop at the store, having already researched the product online.

In fact, there are very few retailers who can exist without an online presence, and even successful online retailers are… Read More

Retail Runway Review from ICSC NYC

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ICSC held its popular session, Retail Runway at the New York Dealmaking show this week. T

here were 3 major themes for retailers planning new stores and expanding relatively new concepts:

  1. The Urban Push – Retailers tend to be focusing more on growing urban store presence and this trend often coincides with a
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Urban and Grocery Retail Positioned to Rack up Record Sales

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As commercial real estate enters its sixth year of growth and volatility heightens in the public equity market, questions are beginning to surface as to how much longer this can continue. But investors show no signs of slowing as they satisfy their hunger for urban retail, potentially positioning 2015 as the highest year on record for the subsector outpacing a record year in 2014, according to JLL’s Q3 2015 Investment Outlook… Read More