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Retail Investment Gains Momentum in Unexpected Places

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In the first quarter of 2017, U.S. retail transaction volumes reached more than $16 billion, which is a slight 4.9 percent decline over last year according to preliminary figures released by JLL. But despite the dip, JLL expects a strong pipeline of transactions to grow and continue to stabilize this year

“Going into this year, we anticipated being extremely busy as our investor clients expressed a desire to sell a significant amount… Read More

JLL Brokers Sale of Inverness Corners and Plaza Open-Air Center in Birmingham

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Inverness Exteriors_230On behalf of a joint venture between a global investment management firm and Bayer Properties, JLL’s Capital Markets experts today announced the firm has completed the sale of Inverness Corners and Inverness Plaza, two open-air shopping centers in Birmingham, Alabama. Branch Properties purchased Inverness Corners, a 236,444-square-foot center shopping center anchored by Winn-Dixie and Kohl’s, and Inverness Plaza, a 74,818-square-foot shopping center… Read More

Urban and Grocery Retail Positioned to Rack up Record Sales

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As commercial real estate enters its sixth year of growth and volatility heightens in the public equity market, questions are beginning to surface as to how much longer this can continue. But investors show no signs of slowing as they satisfy their hunger for urban retail, potentially positioning 2015 as the highest year on record for the subsector outpacing a record year in 2014, according to JLL’s Q3 2015 Investment Outlook… Read More

REIT Interest in Grocery-Anchored Retail Continues

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SONY DSCOn behalf of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., JLL’s Capital Markets experts today announced the sale of Eastgate Crossing Shopping Center. A joint venture of Inland Real Estate Corporation purchased the center. The nearly 175,000-square-foot property is 100 percent occupied by anchors Kroger, Marshalls, Ashley Furniture and Jo-Ann Fabrics.

“Grocery-anchored shopping centers continue to draw… Read More

Shopping Bags and Global Flags: International Investment

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As the flow of capital throughout the world increases, and retailers and investors chase diversification and strong returns, the U.S. retail market is attracting more time in the international spotlight. JLL’s latest research anticipates a measured and selective uptick in cross-border retailing and capital flows into the U.S. in the coming year.

PART I: Cross-border capital flows soar into U.S. retail assets

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Cooper & Caldwell Named 2014 Power Brokers by Chain Store Age

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For the first time in eight decades of publishing, Chain Store Age has compiled a list of the nation’s top retail real estate brokers, ranking them based on number of retail transactions in 2013, dollar amount of those transactions and, just as importantly, reputation in the industry. From hundreds of nominations collected… Read More

Rare Opportunity to Acquire Three Dominant Middle-Market Regional Malls

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On behalf of Gregory Greenfield & Associates, Ltd., JLL’s today announced the firm is marketing for sale three regional malls. The Central Malls are located in the United States’ southern region, and are being offered on an individual basis or as a portfolio. The portfolio is currently 98.3 percent occupied.

“The Central Malls have been a part of the GG&A portfolio for nearly ten years, and have become the dominant shopping and

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Beyond the Traditional Block: 2014 is Shaping up to be a Retail Seller’s Market

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By Brian Rogal, Excerpt from GlobeSt.com

Strengthening retail market fundamentals and price appreciation are making the investment community bullish on retail sector in 2014. After a strong first quarter this year, the momentum is expected to continue as increased demand for retail assets has created optimal conditions for sellers.

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Grocery-anchored, urban high street retail and trophy malls… Read More

#ThrowBackThursday #JLLRetailStyle

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#TBT to the mall-mover, Kris Cooper and Margaret Caldwell, team back in 2004 – the year the Boston Red Sox won the World Series, Martha Stewart went to jail and Nintendo DS was released. A decade  later, these two are still a powerhouse team,  known for their impeccable client service, out-of-the box thinking, and international investor relationships. In 2013 alone they closed 36 deals, and 2014… Read More

2014 Retail Investment Horoscope

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Is equity still chasing retail deals? Are trades expected to happen in secondary markets? Will rising intrest rates have an impact retail transactions?

David Schonberger, Managing Partner at Radiant Partners,  JLL retail investment sales expert Margaret Caldwell and ICSC Chairman David LaRue share what they think is on the horizon for retail investment in 2014 in the short video below.