Spinoso: What’s the New Formula for Enclosed Malls?

Malls are not dead, but the formula has certainly changed, notes Carmen Spinoso, CEO of Spinoso Real Estate Group. That’s because there is no formula any longer when it comes to these assets. The one-size-fits-all approach no longer works, but

 

NAI Global: Diversification is the Name of the Game in Retail

Diversification is a solid investment strategy in any market — and is perhaps more important than ever in today’s market. At least when it comes to the physical retail environment. Simon Hartzell, director of new offices for NAI Global, knows

 

CBRE: Investors are Eager to Buy, If They Can Find Opportunity

Jimmy Slusher, vice president of National Retail Partners – West at CBRE, acknowledges transaction volume is down compared to previous quarters, but this is not a trend he expects will continue. Slusher witnessed a barrage of activity at ICSC RECon,

 

Moreno Valley Remains in Growth Mode

The City of Moreno Valley, just east of Riverside, Calif., in Southern California’s Inland Empire submarket, has been growing rapidly and will continue to do so. Moreno Valley’s population has consistently grown by 5 percent every year, according to Melissa

Investing in Retail Sustainability

Jeffrey S. Edison, Chairman and CEO of Phillips Edison & Company (PECO), knows sustainability will play a large role in the operation, development, design and longevity of today’s shopping centers. With that in mind, PECO has developed a number of

Express Car Washes Are A Bright Choice For Net Lease Investors

By Austin Blodgett and Eric Wohl, Hanley Investment Group The professional car wash industry is more than 100 years old. Yet, the category has only recently picked up steam as a viable alternative to traditional net leased retail properties for