Category Archives: Property Management

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… Read More

JLL Tapped to Lease and Manage The Shops at Highland Village

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Highland Village_8242.jpgAEW Capital Management, L.P. has selected JLL to manage and lease The Shops at Highland Village, a 352,000-square-foot lifestyle shopping center located at 1701 Shoal Creek in Highland Village, Texas. Anchored by AMC Highland Village 12, Whole Foods Market and Barnes & Noble Booksellers, the open-air, pedestrian-friendly center includes 11 restaurants and 60 specialty shops including Banana Republic, White House Black… Read More

JLL Awarded Property Management Assignment for Reno’s Ridgeview Plaza

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JLL today announced that it has been retained by Yacoel Properties to manage Ridgeview Plaza, a 173,000-square-foot neighborhood center located in Reno, Nevada. The property has nearly 30 stores, and is currently anchored by Kohl’s, Safeway, Ross Dress for Less and PetSmart.
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Sondra Van Metre, Director of West Coast Retail Property Management for JLL will lead the assignment for the center.

“Ridgeview Plaza… Read More

5 Signs of Growth for Atlanta’s Retail Market

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Atlanta Skyline1) The End of Overbuilding: Concerns of an overbuilt market impacting Atlanta retail are finally beginning to wane, and the sector is back on the upswing. Overall retail absorption is increasing, which is good news for the suburban market. There was a net 3.3% absorption across the market over the past year, with staggering in-town absorption of 10%. Vacancy rates are dropping as… Read More

TIAA-CREF Names JLL Property Management Firm of the Year

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The Forum Carlsbad, Second Four Diamond Award Winner

The Forum Carlsbad, Second Four Diamond Award Winner

TIAA-CREF has bestowed JLL with its highly coveted Property Management Firm of the Year award for its performance in 2014. The financial services firm notes that the 2014 Property Management Firm of the Year award honors the… Read More

JLL Now Managing The Shops at Wailea

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Evening fountainJLL today announced that the firm has been retained to manage and handle accounting services for The Shops at Wailea in Maui, Hawaii on behalf of a global real estate investment firm.  . The recently acquired 176,229-square-foot retail destination is in located in the heart of the affluent Wailea Resort. The property… Read More

JLL Goes to the Dogs: Nearly 30 JLL-managed Retail Centers Welcome Canine Shoppers

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Dog DaysAmericans love their dogs, with four-legged friends a part of as many as 47 percent of all households in the United States according to the ASPCA. In response to consumer demand for dog-friendly retail centers, nearly 30 JLL-managed properties are now encouraging shoppers to bring their canine companions… Read More

5 Tips to Cut Shopping Center Costs

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Cutting Costs1. DITCH THE PAPER, DO DIGITAL: Rising paper costs and decreased customer usage makes going paperless a “no brainer” for your shopping center. Shoppers like receiving messages about retailer sales, upcoming events and safety information on their smartphones, tablets and digital devices. Embrace the opportunity to dump the paper flyers, and enable… Read More

Destination Retail: Bicester Village Tour

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image2NEWSFLASH ICSC European Conference Update: The ICSC European Conference kicked-off yesterday in London. Attendees are gathering to explore the age of omni-channel and how shopping channels will complement each other. JLL’s VP’s Justin Greider and Aileen Messigner are participating to share best practices and offer a U.S. perspective.

In line with this year’s theme, Destination Retail, Justin and Aileen… Read More

Retail Sector Shows Growing Demand for Long-Term Merchandising Strategy and More Secure Tenants

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Holly RomeDuring the recent recession, many owners and investors of retail real estate scrambled to fill vacancies, and short-term leases dominated the shopping center landscape. Fast forward five years:  retail net absorption and rental rates are trending upward and those same owners have reclaimed their seat at the table for lease negotiations and… Read More