Category Archives: Retail Transactions

City Series: LA – A Shopping Mecca for the West Coast

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Shopping by far is one of the most exciting things to do while in Los Angeles – an opportunity to discover the city one store at a time. From local boutiques to luxury retailers or window-shopping to digging deep in your pockets, your shopping experience will take you throughout LA’s must see prime retail corridors: Beverly Hills Triangle, Melrose, Third Street Promenade and Abbot Kinney.

City Series: Washington DC – Where DC Means Doomed to Consume

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Although the aesthetic of Washington DC is conservative, it doesn’t mean the shopping is. Whether you’re looking for highly regarded brands or a trusted national retailer, there’s no limit to what the nation’s capital provides. With the arrival of big names in retail and food & beverage, the city is proof that it’s prime for growth and repositioning.

  • Washington DC’s Metro Center is an emerging retail
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Brookhaven Shopping Center Trades to Invesco Real Estate

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On behalf of Katz Properties, LLC, of New York City, JLL’s Capital Markets experts today announced the company completed the sale of the 211,758-square-foot Brookhaven Shopping Center in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania. The Shoprite and Lowes anchored property traded to Invesco Real Estate, a global real estate investment manager. JLL’s Managing Directors Chris Angelone and Jim Galbally led the team on the sale.

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City Series: Chicago Doesn’t “Chi” Away from Local Charm and Rich Retail

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When the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series (after a long 117 years), tourism was booming and the victory parade blew 5 million people into the Windy City. Chicago is home to fresh and established corridors that are bringing in more people and ultimately, more money. With their energy and mix of options, it’s no wonder that Magnificent Mile, State Street, Oak Street, Wicker… Read More

City Series: The Well Won’t Run Dry on Canada’s Retail Corridors

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Whoever said brick-and-mortar shopping is a dying breed hasn’t visited Canada. Toronto and Vancouver’s prime urban retail corridors are a shopper’s paradise. From independent boutiques to upscale luxury retailers, both cities have something for every budget.

  • Vancouver’s South Granville attracts international retailers, tech titans and independent home-goods boutiques while Robson Street sees transformation from bleak to chic with international and luxury retailers.
  • Toronto’s Bloor Street provides prime
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City Series: Boston Provides Freedom to Shop until You Drop

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Known for birthing the country’s classic baked beans and for leading you along the Freedom Trail of authentic history and treasure, Boston also provides an impressive array of convenient and accessible shopping options for locals and tourists alike.

  • For a place to see and be seen, venture down Newbury Street to window shop (or splurge) at retailers like Chanel, Giorgio Armani and Burberry. It’s rich history
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City Series: Bay Area Brings Bright Side to Retail Demand

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What’s at bay in the Bay Area? Its retail reach which attracts a wide range of retailers and styles. San Francisco and Silicon Valley make up much of what’s known as the Bay Area. And one thing its corridors has in common is there is more demand for retail space than supply and too many people –  which technically isn’t a bad problem to have.

Drones, Driverless Cars? Watch the Live Broadcast of James Cook on Futureproofing Retail

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Cook, JamesDo you need to help your retailer and owner clients future-proof their business? With so much else to do, there’s not time to think about the future. You’re busy just trying to get through the day. Don’t panic — spend  20 minutes listening to James Cook, our Director of Retail Research LIVE… 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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Global Food and Beverage Industry Takes a Cue from Fashion Retailers

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In  the quest for growth, food retailers are on the heels of the fashion industry expanding globally and combining technology, gastronomy and a bit of psychology to entice, entertain and satisfy, according to a new report by JLL released today. Like its fashion counterpart, international food and beverage expansion is being fueled by low growth in US and Western European markets, an increase in globalization and tourism, and the rapid rise… Read More