Change Artist

Michael Pollack is known as a renovation expert. Looking ahead, he considers some potential new strategies for his portfolio. Interview by Randall Shearin With the Four Corners market in focus this month, Shopping Center Business caught up with one of Arizona’s

LBG Real Estate Reinvests In The Retail Revolution

Los Angeles-based LBG Real Estate Companies has always focused on opportunistic investments, but it’s revved up its game recently as it cultivates two customer-oriented shopping attractions out West.

Investors Pressing Pause or Play?

Retail investors have pumped the brakes in 2018 but are poised to accelerate into the end of the year. Interview by Randall Shearin As we enter the last quarter of 2018, the question is what will the remainder of the

Rumors of the Retail Apocalypse are Greatly Exaggerated

— By Greg Miller, Chief Executive Officer and President of Henry S. Miller Cos. — The retail market, both online and in physical stores, is evolving dramatically due in large part to Amazon’s continuing domination of online sales — i.e.

The American Strip Mall…Reimagined for the 21st Century

— By Sheldon Gross, president and CEO of Sheldon Gross Realty — The future of retail-focused real estate is a hot topic, and has been for quite a while. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the proliferation of big-box

How To Secure Financing For Retail In Today’s Climate

— By Gary E. Mozer, Principal/Co-Founder, George Smith Partners — Retail financing, both debt and equity, has become a challenge for many owners, developers and investors throughout the U.S. based on negative press about retail, a perception that the internet

Understanding Placemaking: Nine Principles to Live By

— By Luanne Carleton, FRCH Design Worldwide — Jan Gehl states: “First life, then spaces, then buildings — the other way around never works.” Placemaking is about creating a space for human experiences. In the simplest form Placemaking is about transforming

Getting Out Of Our Own Way

How landlords, brokers and lawyers can help retailers stay alive. Despite the hyperbolic headline-grabbing hysteria ringing the death knell of stores, the retail industry is very much alive. For as long as mankind breathes, we will need supplies. Humans are

Net Lease Properties Maintain Pace

The market for single tenant net lease properties in 2017 operated in an environment of ambivalence. At issue were the political uncertainty following the election of a new U.S. president along with uncertainty regarding how proposed changes to the nation’s