Philadelphia Retail Sees Expansion Amid Recovery

What a difference a year makes. Around this time in 2019, the Philadelphia retail market was experiencing something of a Renaissance. Driven by forward-thinking projects in chic neighborhoods, such as Fashion District Philadelphia, as well as the delivery of new

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