Retail en Are Big Stores Making Forever 21 Falter? <div class="node-body article-body">The chain is the fifth largest specialty retailer in the nation, and recent speculation about the poor performance of its bigger stores has the industry buzzing about the competitive pressures facing Forever 21, and how they might affect its future real estate strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Property Management Retail Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:46:00 +0000 1420941 at The Truth Shall Set Us Free: Appraisers Serve a Vital Role in U.S. Economy <div class="node-body article-body">Real estate appraisers play a critical role in protecting that transparency and defending against corruption by providing unbiased, high quality and independent property valuations, regardless of the conclusions the clients hope to see. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary Finance & Investment News Research & Data Retail Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:21:00 +0000 1418451 at Driving Up Value in Urban Retail Settings Still a Tough Development Proposition <div class="node-body article-body">Ask most retail real estate investors about their ideal set-up and they’ll tell you they want a class-A property featuring credit tenants, signed to long-term leases with rental accretion, in a high-barrier-to-entry market with strong demographics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Finance & Investment News Retail Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 1418441 at Don't Let Other Formats Steal Market Share <div class="field-byline"> By Stewart Samuel, Supermarket News Idea Xchange </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While supermarkets have been a phenomenally successful format, accounting for a large proportion of the food retail market, their market share continues to be under pressure as new formats emerge and others raise their appeal. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Property Management Retail Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:46:00 +0000 1404811 at Simon May Be Looking to Buy Macerich, Recent Transactions Indicate <div class="node-body article-body">The country’s biggest mall REIT, Simon Property Group, may be angling to buy smaller competitor Macerich, industry insiders say. The move would allow Simon to grow at a time when opportunities for new mall development remain few and far between. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment News REITs Retail Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:22:00 +0000 1404781 at Corporations Prepare for Upcoming Lease Accounting Changes <div class="node-body article-body">Although the big question still remains as to when the new rules will become effective, companies are already preparing for the new requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leasing News Office Retail Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 1400861 at Performance Gap Grows Within the B Mall Sector <div class="node-body article-body">The gap between strong class-B malls and struggling ones is getting wider by the day. Market rents are increasing for the “only game in town” malls, according to research firm Green Street Advisors, and private equity investors such as Starwood Capital have made big investments in the space. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Finance & Investment News REITs Retail Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:10:00 +0000 1384421 at Do-or-Die Due Diligence <div class="field-byline"> &lt;a href=&quot;|DigitalMarketing|&amp;utm_medium=|BUY||Editorial|&amp;utm_campaign=|||CRE||Website_s.NAT||November14|&amp;utm_content=|JPG||CRE_Editorial_August_NAT_BUY_0815__|&amp;utm_term=|Website-Editorial-NAT(NREIEditorial)|&quot;&gt;;/a&gt; </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The due diligence process is one of the most important, yet challenging aspects of investing in real estate. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Marketing </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Multifamily Retail Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:49:00 +0000 1380771 at 10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (November 11, 2014) <div class="node-body article-body">A Superior Court judge rejected a request by owners of the Mall at Short Hills to prevent public disclosure of a surveillance video related to last December’s fatal carjacking at the property, according to Cell tower REIT Vertical Bridge Holdings LLC received a received a new round of funding, reports The Wall Street Journal. Bloomberg reports on a mixed-use development in South Florida that provides a preview of Sears Holdings’ real estate strategy going forward. These are among today’s must reads from the world of commercial real estate.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Buzz REITs Retail Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:56:00 +0000 1375741 at Investors, Tenants Prefer Green Retail Properties as Regulations Loom <div class="node-body article-body">Green retail properties are more desirable to both investors and tenants than non-green properties, says Nils Kok, Ph.D.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking News Office REITs Retail Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:59:00 +0000 1373821 at