Category Archives: Tenant Representation

JLL Predicts Up to 6 Percent Growth in Holiday Season Spending

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Once the last trace of Halloween candy is gone, Americans plan to get started on holiday shopping. Nearly 30 percent of shoppers will start shopping prior to Thanksgiving, while just over 30 percent of shoppers will start stocking up over the five day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday.

“As we head… Read More

Flagship Confidential: Enticing Customers with Experiences

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Flagships signify the lead ship guiding a fleet, and today flagship stores act similarly for a retailer guiding their store portfolio with innovative concepts, technology and merchandise. While luxury brands have used flagship stores for years to connect with customers and grow brand recognition, JLL’s latest research report Flagship Confidential, shows an increase in retailers across all price points using a flagship store strategy. The report, which looks at 145 flagship… Read More

Aliana, in Houston, Lands New HEB Grocery Store

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aliana-imgOn behalf of Aliana Development Company, JLL today announced the firm has completed the sale of 15 acres of land zoned for retail development in Richmond, Texas. HEB purchased the asset, and has commenced construction on an upscale 102,000-square-foot HEB grocery store located at SH-99 and Harlem Road, in… Read More

Geno Coradini Re-joins JLL as EVP of Retail Integrated Portfolio Services

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Companies of all sizes, and increasingly retailers, are implementing integrated portfolio management solutions to make smarter real estate decisions and solve their business challenges. To better support retailers with their real estate portfolios, JLL today announced that it has welcomed back Geno Coradini to the firm as Executive Vice President, Retail Integrated Portfolio Services (IPS) Lead, where he will be responsible for working with our retail tenant representative brokers nationally to… Read More

JLL Expands Retail Brokerage Services into Beverly Hills

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JLL today announced the firm has hired Houman Mahboubi as Senior Vice President to expand its Los Angeles Retail practice. Mahboubi brings unmatched relationships with highly respected landlords, restaurant groups, and various high-end retailers in Beverly Hills and throughout Southern California. In the last five years, Mahboubi has closed more than $100 million and five million square feet of transactions. He is joined by Associates Devin Klein, Greg Briest and Montrese… Read More

JLL Adds Retail Tenant Representation Duo in Atlanta

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Sarah and Logan ComboJLL today announced the firm has hired Sarah Williams as a Senior Vice President and Logan Elder as a Senior Associate to grow the firm’s Southeast Retail practice. The addition of Williams and Elder is part of JLL’s strategic growth initiative to build a national retail brokerage business and follows other strategic hires… Read More

JLL Acquires Retail Lease and Debt Restructuring Expert Huntley, Mullaney, Spargo & Sullivan, Inc.

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JLL is now better positioned to help retailers across the United States control costs and improve profitability with the acquisition of lease and debt restructuring firm Huntley, Mullaney, Spargo & Sullivan, Inc. (HMS). The transaction is consistent with JLL’s growth strategy and will enable the firm, already a national leader in retail real estate services, to provide a broader range of services to retailers. While mostly focused on retail chains, HMS… Read More

JLL Expands Retail Practice in Washington D.C. with Broker Duo

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JLL continues the strategic expansion of its national Retail Brokerage services with the hiring of experts Thomas Jackman and Andy Corno in Washington, D.C. Jackman and Corno join the firm as Vice Presidents with more than 20 years of combined experience. The two will work in concert with and complement JLL’s Mid-Atlantic tenant representation experts Greg Ferrante and Arris Noble, who have served the market’s retail needs for nearly a decade,… Read More

Will Black Friday Ever Come Back?

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There’ll be fewer Tryptophan-induced food comas for many this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. Nearly one-third of retailers surveyed by JLL say they plan to open on Thanksgiving Day in order to get a jump on Black Friday sales. JLL’s 2015 Holiday Sentiment Report, which includes feedback from largely national or global retailers in JLL-managed shopping centers across the United States, also reveals more than half of those retailers expect an uptick in… Read More