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

The True Cost of Cheap Debt

Faris Lee’s Rick Chichester believes the U.S. economy may have a stiff price to pay for the low interest rate environment that has continued well after the recovery. Unemployment is low. Consumer confidence is high. The Dow is around 26,000,

Menifee, California, Reaches New City Heights

“Menifee is the fastest growing city in Southwest Riverside County and seventh fastest growing city in Southern California,” says Gina Gonzalez, economic development director with the City of Menifee, California. “The city’s population is projected to grow by 8 percent

Break-Up Strategy Nets Big Rewards in Today’s Market

By Bill Asher and Jeff Lefko There is an axiom that “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” but that may not be the case when selling a shopping center. As demand and pricing for non-core, grocery-anchored

Retail Grows with the Times

By Simon Hartzell, Director of New Office Sales, NAI Global Retail real estate – it’s not your grandfather’s business anymore. Every aspect of the business is changing. On the technology front, we have artificial intelligence (AI), cryptocurrency, and virtual funding,