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City Series: Philadelphia – The City of Firsts Offer Stiff Retail Competition

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What’s better than an original Philly cheesesteak? Tax-free clothing and the selection in which to choose from. With some of the biggest brands, shopping in Philadelphia provides a world-class experience. It’s no wonder why Philly saw a record number of visitors in 2015 and the best hotel performance in more than a decade.

Both prime urban retail corridors, Walnut Street and Market East, are seeing a… Read More

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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City Series: Washington DC – Where DC Means Doomed to Consume

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Although the aesthetic of Washington DC is conservative, it doesn’t mean the shopping is. Whether you’re looking for highly regarded brands or a trusted national retailer, there’s no limit to what the nation’s capital provides. With the arrival of big names in retail and food & beverage, the city is proof that it’s prime for growth and repositioning.

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City Series: Chicago Doesn’t “Chi” Away from Local Charm and Rich Retail

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When the Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series (after a long 117 years), tourism was booming and the victory parade blew 5 million people into the Windy City. Chicago is home to fresh and established corridors that are bringing in more people and ultimately, more money. With their energy and mix of options, it’s no wonder that Magnificent Mile, State Street, Oak Street, Wicker… 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

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

Price and Efficiency, Main Drivers of Back-to-School Spending this Year

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While kids may be off from school, it seems parents won’t be giving them a vacation from back-to-school shopping. According to JLL’s Back-to-School survey of nearly 2,000 consumers nationwide, only seven percent of respondents will wait until after school starts to do their shopping, a decrease from last year’s nearly 11 percent that said they would wait for school to begin. Of the 93 percent that will shop prior to the… Read More

Geno Coradini Re-joins JLL as EVP of Retail Integrated Portfolio Services

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Companies of all sizes, and increasingly retailers, are implementing integrated portfolio management solutions to make smarter real estate decisions and solve their business challenges. To better support retailers with their real estate portfolios, JLL today announced that it has welcomed back Geno Coradini to the firm as Executive Vice President, Retail Integrated Portfolio Services (IPS) Lead, where he will be responsible for working with our retail tenant representative brokers nationally to… Read More

JLL Acquires Retail Lease and Debt Restructuring Expert Huntley, Mullaney, Spargo & Sullivan, Inc.

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JLL is now better positioned to help retailers across the United States control costs and improve profitability with the acquisition of lease and debt restructuring firm Huntley, Mullaney, Spargo & Sullivan, Inc. (HMS). The transaction is consistent with JLL’s growth strategy and will enable the firm, already a national leader in retail real estate services, to provide a broader range of services to retailers. While mostly focused on retail chains, HMS… Read More