Tag Archives: New York

City Series: New York – Where Big Retail Footprints Leave Big Shoes to Fill

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Providing no shortage of opportunities, New York has a sheer volume of national, discounted and luxury retailers which can be overwhelming for a local let alone a tourist. Looking to save or splurge, no problem, the city where dreams are made will make you think you’re dreaming with all of the shopping possibilities. When it comes to shopping in New York, the options are limitless.

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To pop-up or not to pop-up? That is the question.

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Ever notice that Halloween store that opened overnight? Or, heard through the grapevine that your favorite Etsy store would be opening a home in your neck of the woods? Pop-up stores are becoming increasingly popular and can generate tons of buzz and business for retailers looking to expand their brand and… Read More

The Basics Behind the Deals: an ICSC New York Recap

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Hirschfeld, MichaelJLL’s Michael Hirschfeld spent an hour speaking to retail real estate professionals at  the recent ICSC New York Dealmaking Conference. He gave insight to leasing fundamentals with his over 40 years of expertise of tenant representation – in case you missed it, here is our recap.

While discussing some of the basics behind lease structures, Michael provided some color commentary from on-the-street experience… Read More

Flagship Confidential: Enticing Customers with Experiences

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Flagships signify the lead ship guiding a fleet, and today flagship stores act similarly for a retailer guiding their store portfolio with innovative concepts, technology and merchandise. While luxury brands have used flagship stores for years to connect with customers and grow brand recognition, JLL’s latest research report Flagship Confidential, shows an increase in retailers across all price points using a flagship store strategy. The report, which looks at 145 flagship… Read More

Shorenstein & JLL Transform 1407 Broadway Retail Space into a Foodie Destination

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JLL today announced that the firm has secured four leases on the ground floor of 1407 Broadway in New York City. The four new-to-market food concepts, ’wichcraft, Luke’s Lobster, Gregory’s Coffee and Juice Generation are all expected open by mid-2017. Shorenstein Properties LLC, who purchased the property in May of 2015, hired JLL to market the 25,000-square-foot retail component in the building, which is a full block on Broadway between 38th… Read More

Q&A with JLL’s Bob Gibson: 5 Reasons Why NYC is a Global Retail Mecca

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NYC1) Tourists Love the Big Apple: A record 56.4 million people descended upon New York City in 2014, a 23% increase from only five years prior. And when tourists visit, they shop and spend money—that crowd generated a record $61.3 billion in overall economic impact. The City’s lofty goal: to attract 67 million annual visitors by 2021.

2) Everything Old is New Again: Worldwide trends have changed… Read More

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Retail Space

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Retailing USAThe U.S. market has six times more retail square feet per person that the United Kingdom, with 2,375 square feet per 100 inhabitants. That’s more space than France, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Germany combined, making it an increasingly attractive locale for European retailers that have reached maturity in their home… Read More

Big Real Estate Moves in the Big Apple: Amy Zhen Joins JLL to Expand Retail Capabilities

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JLL continued the expansion of its retail platform in New York City with the addition of Amy Zhen. Zhen will serve as a Senior Vice President working on the team lead by Vice Chairman Bob Gibson, who joined JLL earlier this year Zhen Amy_Headshotto lead the firm’s New York retail brokerage practice. In her new role, Zhen is tasked with developing and executing leasing… Read More

Robert Gibson Joins JLL to Expand NYC Retail Practice

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Robert Gibson has joined JLL as vice chairman of New York retail brokerage to lead the expansion of the firm’s retail platform in Manhattan, and will be responsible for the growth of retail tenant and agency leasing in the market.

“New York is a vital market for international retailers pursuing entry into the U.S., and for national retailers seeking access to an extremely dense customer base. As retail’s globalization continues and competition

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