Category Archives: Investment

JLL expects retail investment sales activity to pick-up in back-half of 2018

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With Congress’ recent passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, growth domestic product (GDP) growth in 2018 is expected to exceed last year’s increases which bodes well for the retail sector. Overall commercial real estate transaction volumes have exceeded expectations, but investment into retail assets reached just $12.8 billion January to April 2018, according to JLL.

JLL recorded a 46 percent decline of investment… Read More

JLL adds quartet of retail investment sales experts in Los Angeles

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Tom Lagos, Patrick Toomey, Jordan Uttal and Heather Boren to strengthen retail platform in Southern California

 

JLL is strengthening its West Coast retail client service offerings yet again. January 2018, the firm added investment sales experts Tom Lagos and Patrick Toomey as Executive Vice Presidents and Jordan Uttal and Heather Boren as… Read More

REIT pays $96.5 million for two retail shopping centers on the West Coast

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JLL today announced that Retail Opportunity Investment Corporation’s (ROIC) successful acquisition, via OP units, of Fullerton Crossroads in Fullerton, California and Riverstone Marketplace in Vancouver, Washington from the Uhlmann Family Trust. ROIC paid $96.5 million in this stock transaction.

JLL’s Executive Vice President Geoff Tranchina represented the seller in the… Read More

Brixton Acquires Everett Mall, JLL Assumes Management and Leasing

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JLL and Brixton Capital today announced that Brixton Capital has acquired 100 percent ownership interest in Everett Mall and retained JLL to manage and lease the 676,880 square-foot enclosed mall located at 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett, Washington. The 70+ store property is anchored by Burlington, Old Navy, Ulta and Sears.Read More

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.… 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

JLL adds Trio of Multi-Market Disposition Experts

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JLL continues the strategic expansion of its disposition business in Houston with the addition of three new experts Donna Kolius, Pierce Owens and Kaylie Walker. The group will join JLL’s brokerage team focusing on multi-market dispositions, national portfolio strategies, and sale leasebacks for corporations, private equity firms, real estate investment trusts, investors and retailers.

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Rise of High-Quality Opportunities Benefit Patient Retail Investors

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retail-is-volumes Retail investment sale volumes totaled $50.8 billion through Q3 2016, driven by an increase in large, high-quality retail transactions. Transactions in excess of $100 million accounted for more than two-thirds of deal flow in Q3 and average cap rates have fallen by 41 basis points and sit at 4.5 percent – an indication that… Read More

Roger Staubach’s Secret to Success in Retail = Teamwork and Family

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Chances are if you’ve ever watched one of the Dallas Cowboy’s pro football big games in the ‘70s, you can recognize this throw.

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Standing in the front of a packed Retail Product Council at the Urban Land Institute’s Fall Conference in Dallas, is JLL’s own Executive Chairman and football legend Roger… Read More

JLL Brokers Sale of Inverness Corners and Plaza Open-Air Center in Birmingham

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Inverness Exteriors_230On behalf of a joint venture between a global investment management firm and Bayer Properties, JLL’s Capital Markets experts today announced the firm has completed the sale of Inverness Corners and Inverness Plaza, two open-air shopping centers in Birmingham, Alabama. Branch Properties purchased Inverness Corners, a 236,444-square-foot center shopping center anchored by Winn-Dixie and Kohl’s, and Inverness Plaza, a 74,818-square-foot shopping center… Read More