New JLL and Big Red Rooster study creates benchmarks for in-store experiences and ranks the top retailers; Apple takes top spot
Creating brand affinity has always been a top priority for retailers, but now retailers need new ways to build shopper satisfaction in-store. What makes shoppers content from the moment they walk through the door all the way to their purchase? JLL and Big Red Rooster evaluated 100 stores and surveyed… Read More
It appears as if retail sales turned a corner in March and should continue to fare well in the second and third quarters of this year due to tax cuts, wage growth, and even tax refunds. Meanwhile, energy prices have been rebounding, especially oil which has quietly risen from… Read More
Matt Writt, VP, Retail Brokerage, is an army of one in Denver, Colorado. For Matt, life before JLL at his prior company was non collaborative, but JLL has been the opposite. Matt shares, “There’s cooperation across business lines and markets which have made a big difference in my success.” Having great support that allows him to focus on developing business and transactions was instrumental. He continues, “Beth Steeler (Denver), and the… Read More
Smaller footprints have more opportunities in urban locations and in mixed use projects. Grocers like Aldi and Trader Joe’s benefit from the flexibility to take smaller spaces in vertically integrated projects. HyVee recently announced that while traditional-sized stores will still be rolled out, smaller format stores of… Read More
Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for March 2018, were $494.6 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent (±0.5 percent) from the previous month, and 4.5 percent (±0.5 percent) above March 2017 according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Total sales for the January 2018 through March 2018 period… Read More
Bridget Grams, EVP, Retail Brokerage, worked for a small 12-person company prior to JLL and life was great, but she never imagined it could get better. Imagine her apprehension of transitioning to such a larger company, but the transitions was smooth and life at JLL has been fantastic.
Bridget’s had a successful year due to the human aspect. From her team that works out… Read More
Shauna Mattis, Senior Vice President, Retail Brokerage out of Los Angeles, leads client management and leasing services of retail space throughout Southern California. Her clients include REIT’s, developers, receivers, institutional and professional shopping center owners. Through her portfolio of properties, she has successfully completed leases with many of the active retail chain tenants in the industry.
Shauna looks at her career as another opportunity in her life to help others. At home… Read More
Colin Behr has joined the firm as a Vice President of Capital Markets, Retail. He will be based in the firm’s Philadelphia office and will work primarily with Managing Directors Jim Galbally and Bill Moylan on retail capital markets assignments throughout Greater Philadelphia the Mid-Atlantic.
“We are excited to have Colin join our team. The addition of Colin reinforces our commitment to hiring the best talent in the market to best serve… Read More
Tyson Switzenberg, Senior Vice President and Arizona Retail Brokerage Lead, went from running his own company of three employees to being part of a growing global organization, so it’s no shock that his transition to JLL was transformative. Tyson says, “I see a major difference in the knowledge base and resources of working within such a large organization, yet that still maintains a culture of energy and enthusiasm, where the team looks out for… Read More