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Emerging global cities entice retailers

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JLL’s Destination Retail report unveils top global growth markets for retailer expansions

International Retailer Attractiveness

The global retail landscape is expected to change significantly over the next 10 years, as a fast-growing middle class in emerging markets attracts retailers hungry for growth, according JLL’s Destination Retail report. But as companies seek out these… Read More

Retail Heavy Hitter David Zoba Joins JLL as Global Retail Leasing Board Chairman

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DavidZoba02 baybridgeJLL’s retail leadership has been vocal about the company’s intent to serve as a global industry leader in retail real estate services. In the last 18 months, the firm has made strategic investments in top talent to expand its retailer representation business worldwide, and today marks another milestone. Industry heavyweight David Zoba joins JLL… Read More

Shopping Bags and Global Flags: Retailers Vie for a Stake in U.S. Real Estate Market

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PART II: International retailers land on U.S. soil

Beyond cross-border capital flows, international retail brands continue to land on U.S. soil for expansion and are targeting top-tier core markets for their storefronts. A diverse consumer base, buoyant income growth and a resilient economy has currently lured 175 international brands to take root in 19 top retail markets coast to coast, according to JLL’s latest report, The New World of… Read More

Retail Expansion From the Mall Up

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Aggressive company expansions typically come through organic growth or accretive acquisitions. For JLL Retail, the company’s path to forming a competitive national brokerage business began with a new outlook at the local mall level.

“We changed how we viewed the growth of our retail business during strategy session several years ago,” Greg Maloney, the chief executive officer… Read More

European Retailers Will Take a Bigger Bite Out of the Big Apple in 2014

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ICSC New York Update: The retail vacancy rate for Madison Avenue in NYC has made some big moves in the past two years, dropping from double digits to below 2.5% as luxury and fashion brands move into the market. This high-street retail location has long been known for stiff competition, not only among consumers vying for the latest haute couture, but also among retailers competing for prime space and limited consumer… Read More