Jersey Mike’s Sandwich Chain Invests in Delivery, Pick-Up

During the business lull caused by the outbreak of COVID-19, fast casual sandwich chain Jersey Mike’s made news by rolling out a $150 million nationwide retrofit project for its stores. The project will include aesthetic and comfortability upgrades for 1,700

Howard Samuels Works with New Generation of Tenants to Fill the Void

Howard Samuels knows a thing or two about new concepts. For more than 30 years, he has represented retailers, entertainment concepts and restaurants seeking to find space in traditional retail environments. As president of Samuels & Company, he’s navigated deals

What’s Your Story?

With lenders getting more granular in underwriting, retail borrowers are finding a backstory helps to promote their properties. By Taylor Williams Lenders and borrowers alike have come to recognize some fundamental truths of the retail financing market in the e-commerce

Food Halls Spice Up Mixed-Use Projects

Developers turn to unique eateries as ammunition in the ‘amenities arms race.’  By David Cohen In an effort to inoculate their mixed-use office and multifamily projects against the threat of e-commerce competitors, developers are increasingly incorporating food halls into their

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