Monthly Archives: October 2013

Big Box, High Velocity: The 411 on E-commerce

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BigBoxJLL’s inaugural Big Box Velocity Index says, that demand for U.S. industrial distribution centers larger than 300,000 square feet is high and rising. Improving economic conditions, the continuing growth of e-commerce and a deep bench of tenants seeking space has created a highly competitive fight for industrial and warehousing space. As a result, there are… Read More

JLL Marriage with Surge Retail Makes Sense

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Jones Lang LaSalle Retail Group has bolstered the firm’s retail tenant representation practice by adding more than 30 retail brokers throughout the country in the past 18 months.   Notably, Michael Hirschfield and Steve Farris of Surge Retail recently joined JLL through a merger agreement announced in late July.  With the addition of the powerhouse duo, who bring relationships with major retailers Aldo, Bose, Fossil, Swarovski and more, we can now offer clients… Read More

A Match Made in… Suburbia

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Retail net absorption has been moderate in Chicago, but so far positive. New concepts are branching out of the urban core and exploring the options in suburbia.

The Western and Southwestern suburbs are peaking the interest of expanding occupiers and owners – a perfect match. JLL’s Claire Bitautas and Anne Imming said that landlords are looking to fill medium 5,000 square feet of  inline space, and… Read More

ICSC Takes on The Windy City

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Navy Pier is swarming with retail experts attending at the ICSC 2013 Chicago Deal Making conference. Watch the video below to get an insider’s perspective on the different drivers impacting the resurgence of Midwest retail in including investment, retailer expansions and development. For more information visit the JLL team in booth #119.


Categories: ICSC Events.