At the end of 2016, mega deals in the net lease United States office sector has propelled sales to record high volumes while retail activity remained limited and a slowdown in industrial activity was starting to occur. How does the net lease sector look six months later? We sat down with our national experts, Tivon Moffitt, Peter Bauman and John Paul Mulhern for an update.
It should be a good second half… Read More
A part of your job as a retailer or shopping center owner is future-proofing your business. But with so much else to do, there’s little time to think about the future. You’re busy just trying to get through the day. Don’t panic. JLL’s new Retailers Guide to the Galaxy… Read More
Just as old school retailers must go online to survive, online retailers will have to open physical stores to keep customers. L2’s recently published research report called “Death of Pure Play Retail” makes the case that an online-only retail model is unsustainable. Read more on ICSC’s Shopping Centers Today.
Winds of change are blowing through the global food and beverage retail industry and only the adaptable will survive.
Success will hinge on meeting consumers’ needs by harnessing technology, and creating experience and diversity, says Jonathan Doughty, Head of Foodservice Consulting at JLL EMEA. He picks the top six trends making a splash.
1. Digitalized dining
Reservations… Read More
As consumer purchasing habits continue to shift regarding Black Friday’s kickoff to the post-Thanksgiving shopping season, retailers are faced with a multitude of potential strategies for a successful holiday sales season. While some retailers have adopted tactics of setting early morning Black Friday even late night Thanksgiving day store hours, others… Read More
As the market enters its sixth year of expansion and volatility heightens in the public equity markets, the chase for yield is intensifying, expanding the supply of inbound capital. The U.S. market is now driving 51.8 percent of global transaction volumes year-to-date. Despite increased caution and continued institutional discipline in markets, leasing dynamics remain… Read More
There’ll be fewer Tryptophan-induced food comas for many this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. Nearly one-third of retailers surveyed by JLL say they plan to open on Thanksgiving Day in order to get a jump on Black Friday sales. Read more about how this year’s… Read More
James Cook, JLL Director of Retail Research, recently visited the website of Primark for the first time – they’re the latest international retailer to enter the U.S. market, with one location in Boston open now and another seven announced for the northeast corridor. Known for fast fashion at prices lower than its competitor, he was excited to get in on the goodness. He… Read More