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Q2 Investment Outlook: Retail highlights

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Q2 Investment Outlook-RetailInvestor appetite for urban product remains undiminished, boosting pricing year-over-year. The following are highlights from the retail section of JLL’s Q2 U.S. Investment Outlook.

While urban retail continues to lead overall per-square-foot pricing, unanchored retail sees strong growth

  • In the second quarter, per-square-foot pricing for urban retail grew 17.5 percent year-over-year.
  • Unanchored retail space saw its highest per-square-foot
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Branching out: FinTech, rising CRE costs driving design strategy for U.S. banks

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FinTechA JLL research study of recent office and retail leasing activity among banks and financial services firms across the U.S. and Canada identified several trends for 2015. Click here to explore the top three trends and see the impact to banking and financial services real estate.

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Retail tops E-tail for back-to-school shopping

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US-Retail-Back-To-School-2015-JLLThe “dog days” of summer may be upon us, but retailers are stocking shelves in anticipation of the upcoming rush of back-to-school shoppers. While one quarter of shoppers began loading their carts with pens, notebooks and new outfits as early July, the majority (65 percent) will start shopping in the next few weeks,… Read More

JLL’s Q2 U.S. Investment Outlook released

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InvestmentOutlookU.S. cities are dominating global activity, accounting for seven of the ten most active markets in the first half of 2015. The States have seen $232 billion of investment sales across property types year-to-date, and the multifamily, retail and industrial asset types are above or on pace to surpass peak 2007… Read More

Which retail categories are winners?

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WhitePaper-Which retail categories are winners-2015An appetite for real estate
The retail categories with the highest expansion plans revolve around food, novelty gifts/Halloween, health and fitness and discounted pricing. The success of these categories partly reflect shifts in demographics as well as what consumers want—polarization of income classes, an increased focus on health and wellness, particularly by Millennials and Boomers, the growing demand for entertainment and experiences and the rising popularity and profitability of secular holidays.

Restaurants chomping up retail space
The rising demand for experiences over many types of merchandise has helped drive the success of
restaurants, theaters and other entertainment-related venues. As a category, restaurants and food & beverage specialty comprise 41.2 percent of planned store openings in the next 12 months.… Read More

Three of JLL’s experts featured in InBusiness Magazine about the economic measures of commercial real estate in Phoenix

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Photo courtesy of InBusiness Magazine

Photo courtesy of InBusiness Magazine

JLL’s Executive Vice President John Cunningham, Managing Director John Pierson and Senior Associate John Reva sat down with InBusiness Magazine to discuss the latest trends in multifamily, office and retail space in Phoenix. Urban infill, large square footage buildings with ample parking, and quick-service restaurants are all in high demand in Phoenix.

According to Cunningham “The [multifamily] market is gravitating to urban infill, higher-density, Class A projects that have parking attached” citing Broadstone near The Esplanade as a good example. There are still some single-family properties being built but urban infill is the most abundant as a reaction to job and population growth.… Read More

Chart of the Week: America’s 10 fastest-growing retailers

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Click here for more market insight on our Phoenix research group web page: Phoenix – Research

Click to tweet:  #JLL‘s #ChartoftheWeek highlights some of the country’s fastest growing retailers. Find out who is #1 here: http://bit.ly/1oJzT9v

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Millenials driving retail industry to revisit in-store sales strategies

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Note: The following article originally appeared on JLL’s Retail Blog.

Play-Video-MillennialsRetailers and mall owners have their in-store sales strategies centered right on Millennials, the generation ages 18 to 34. This fast-growing consumer segment totals 80 million Americans who spend approximately $600 billion annually. Knowing how to attract Millennials’ money is the name of the game for retailers and retail… Read More

Phoenix retail market goes from bleak to bright

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Note: The following article featuring JLL’s Tyson Switzenberg originally appeared on GlobeSt.com.

switzenberg_globest_blogWhen the recession was in full swing, one of the markets that took the biggest hit was Phoenix. Residential and commercial real estate were overbuilt in the market, and the retail sector became a casualty.

That’s all changing now, as retailers are starting to expand into the market. Retail real estate vacancy… Read More

Swinging in the big leagues

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CEM_retail team feature_blogJLL Phoenix‘s own Tyson Switzenberg, John Reva and Trask Switzenberg were recently featured as Commercial Executive Magazine‘s Brokers of the Month.

They’re baseball buddies and golf fanatics. But Tyson Switzenberg, John Reva and Trask Switzenberg are also taking a swing at expanding their national presence in the retail sector by starting JLL’s

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