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Sandy Sigal NewMark Merrill Proptech

“Retail has one very serious advantage as an asset class — it provides a lot of data. However, very few people actually look at the data,” says Sandy Sigal, president and CEO of NewMark Merrill. Historically, gathering data required landlords and managers to physically visit sites, and data insights would likely have been skewed based on time of day for the visit, momentary traffic variables or incomplete sales reports. Today’s technology automatically captures much more complete data related to consumer demographics and behavior patterns. For today’s shopping center owners, the …

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Richard Chichester Spending, Stimulus, Stagflation

Retail, when it really boils down to it, is dictated by the almighty dollar. This, of course, means those who hold those dollars are in control. Consumers have been on quite the wild ride over the past 16 months, and sitting up front with them is the retail industry. “Brick and mortar will come back, but it’s going to come back differently,” says Richard Chichester, president and CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based Faris Lee Investments. “There is pent-up demand after a year of being shut down. The pandemic accelerated the emphasis …

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Southeast retail

Shopping Center Business and Southeast Real Estate Business hosted “Southeast Retail Investment Outlook — Will Retail Investment Activity Bounce Back in 2021?” A panel of retail experts covered topics like the lending atmosphere, impacts of e-commerce and tenant types likely to expand or contract. Buyer pool shifts, seller considerations in regards to timing and the outlook for grocery-anchored spaces are all reviewed and considered. Plus, how might the presidential and congressional elections alter investment activity in 2021 for the Southeast’s top retail markets? Register and listen to learn from a panel of retail professionals …

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    On October 15 Ancillary Retail hosted a webinar titled “Driving Income Through Specialty Leasing and Ancillary Revenue.” Webinar panelists shared how important it is to quickly shift strategy, not just in relation to COVID-19, but everywhere that customers and retailers are already adapting to omnichannel shopping. Events and marketing efforts are being streamlined to go virtual while also supporting those customers who are still comfortable visiting brick-and-mortar stores. Cynthia Czech shared details about Pacific Retail Capital Partners’ successful rollout of CosmeCon 2020 that included boxes for attendees to use during …

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  Webinar: Las Vegas Retail Outlook — How is the Las Vegas Retail Sector responding to COVID-19?  hosted by Shopping Center Business and Western Real Estate Business, covers the approaches taken by an expert panel of retail leaders responding to COVID-19. Watch Webinar: Las Vegas Retail Outlook — How is the Las Vegas Retail Sector responding to COVID-19? to learn what retailers, restaurants, and developers need to thrive and what our panelists anticipate for retail in the near future. See a list of some topics covered below. How significantly has decreased tourism affected …

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  (Panelists, clockwise from top left) Adam Tiktin, Tiktin Real Estate Investment Services; Rod Castan, Courtelis Company; Lyle Stern, Koniver Stern Group; Philip Rosen, Becker (moderator); Duane Stiller, Woolbright Development. Shopping Center Business and Heartland Real Estate Business hosted “Michigan Retail Outlook: How is Michigan’s Retail Sector Responding to COVID-19?” Watch to hear how the industry’s most creative retail leaders are adapting both to COVID-19 and to the accelerated changes in retail exacerbated by COVID-19 has. See a list of some topics covered and their timestamps below: (05:38): How are Governor Whitmer’s …

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July 22 Shopping Center Business and Southeast Real Estate Business Webinar

  Last week, Shopping Center Business and Southeast Real Estate Business hosted “South Florida Retail Outlook: What is the Impact of COVID-19 on South Florida’s Retail Sector?” Listen as a panel of retail experts discusses their gameplans: how they are working with tenants and their employees as the industry seeks to adapt. Hear about attitudes towards loans, rent reductions, property value, next steps and more. See a list of some topics covered and their timestamps below: (07:00): How are restaurants and experiential tenants faring? (09:29) Adapting for the challenges of COVID-19 (17:28) Retail …

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On May 21, Shopping Center Business, Western Real Estate Business and California Centers magazines hosted “California Retail Reboot: How Will California’s Retail and Restaurant Sector Recover Post-Coronavirus?” Experts from California’s retail sector gathered to discuss the future of California retail and how to ensure the success of tenants and their properties. Topics discussed include the following: ​How will California retailers, restaurants and developers adapt? How will landlords and retail property owners support tenants and customers? What do brokers and investors need to know about the retail landscape and changes due to COVID-19? Panelists: Jonathan Lorenzen of …

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On May 8, Southeast Real Estate Business and Shopping Center Business magazines hosted “Atlanta Retail Reboot,” a webinar where experts from the Atlanta investment, retail and brokerage communities were invited to discuss what they are seeing in the retail market, the impact of the coronavirus on existing properties and on new developments, as well as what retail and restaurants will look like in the near and long term. Many retailers have been closed for weeks due to COVID-19, and the retail industry is facing a tough comeback. Listen to learn …

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On May 7, Texas Real Estate Business and Shopping Center Business magazines hosted “Texas Retail Reboot,” a webinar taking an in-depth look at what the Texas retail real estate community needs as the state reopens after statewide shutdowns due to COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic isn’t over, but Texas retail is adjusting to a new normal, including figuring out what retail will look like going forward. What will the future of Texas retail look like post-coronavirus? Find out what industry experts have to say about these topics and more: How will Texas retailers …

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