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From Dock to Doorstop – the new retail race

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UPDATE ICSC New York: From E-bay’s one hour delivery service to Amazon’s futuristic proposed drone delivery, retailers are battling to gain competitive advantage by appealing to their customers’ need for  ‘insta-delivery’.

As the retail industry transitions its supply chain to an omni-channel model, demand is soaring for the real estate that supports this new paradigm.  A distinct real estate asset class tailored to e-commerce delivery has evolved. JLL has identified six newly-defined… Read More

A Look Ahead: Emerging NYC Submarkets for Retailer Expansion

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Pedestrians on Median in Times SquareICSC New York Update: Retailers are growing in a calculated and cost effective way by getting creative with store footprints and locations. While their appetite for the best sites remains strong, the sought-after high-street space in the city will be limited through 2017, pushing retailers into new areas. JLL’s retail experts point to a few emerging New York… Read More

Is Thanksgivingukkah the new Christmakah?

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This year the first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving, a very rare occurrence that won’t happen again for more than 70,000 years.  In this Wall Street Journal article, discover what effect retail experts say this may have on the impending holiday shopping season as retailers brace for ‘Thanksgivingukkah.”  Will there be two Black Fridays???

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All roads lead to retail in Florida

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We’re at ICSC Florida  and learning about the different drivers impacting the resurgence of retail in the Sunshine State including investment, development, vacancy and rental rates. What are you hearing and seeing on the conference floor?

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Restaurants flocking to South Florida

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As the economy continues to improve, restaurants are vying for space across the state of Florida, especially in the southern tip of the state.  VooDoo BBQ & Grill recently announced a 10-year lease at Hollywood Hills Plaza in Hollywood, FL, joining a number of restaurants that will benefit from Florida’s growing… Read More

Investors are casting a wider net

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Retail transaction volume may have been down in the beginning of 2013, but now the market is busier than ever. JLL is predicting an uptick in retail investment sales by at least 10 percent in 2013, with investors who had formerly been focused on Class A properties moving up the risk spectrum to those B and C assets in search of higher yields. JLL breaks down who’s buying, where, and why.

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A Retail View From Hong Kong (part 1 of 2)

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As we enter 2013, Hong Kong’s economy appears to be gathering momentum, once again. After growing by just 1.4% in 2012, the slowest rate of growth since the Global Financial Crisis, most economists have penciled in real GDP growth of about 3.0% y-o-y in 1Q13. Leading the recovery has been the retail sector. Retail sales through the first two months of the New Year… Read More

Robust Retail at RECON!

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As JLL heads into ICSC, Greg Maloney, Americas CEO of JLL Retail says the retail market is robust, with sales picking up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay connected with JLL Retail at the 2013 ICSC RECON in Las Vegas.  Check out our blogs, videos, tweets and news at www.us.joneslanglasalle.com/icsc.

Greg Maloney
President & CEO
greg.maloney@am.jll.com

 

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A Mall Rat in a Small World

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For many years, the mall has been a place to hang out for young people, specifically the pre-driving teenage years of 12 to 15.  It’s that wonderful moment in your youth when your parents finally trust you enough to let you out of the house on your own.  I remember many weekend days… Read More