Today people change their relationship status with a simple click, but in times past the mall is where you went to make known your significant other. This Valentine’s Day, JLL is bringing some of that nostalgia back with its “Let’s Share the Love” campaign at 25 of its managed centers. Consumers can enter to win a $200 gift card to share something sweet with their Valentine by carving their initials on… Read More
Americans love their dogs, with four-legged friends a part of as many as 47 percent of all households in the United States according to the ASPCA. In response to consumer demand for dog-friendly retail centers, nearly 30 JLL-managed properties are now encouraging shoppers to bring their canine companions… Read More
1. DARE TO BE DIFFERENT: Enhancing a retail center with unique tenants creates synergy and healthy competition. New experiences drive traffic, repeat visits and sales. Keep your center fresh with new and different shops; develop relationships with local and regional boutiques so you’ll be their first call when they’re ready to expand. Offer competitive and flexible lease terms to… Read More
In an unpredictable world, security in shopping centers and retail outlets has taken center stage. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) estimates that last year, a typical mall spent more than $1 million on security. While prevention is ideal, preparedness and responsiveness are critical to stabilizing and mobilizing employees and tenants during a crisis.
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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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