Fri 05/ 29/ 15

Four on Friday: Bob Simons of Hartman Simons

By |2015-05-29T09:34:03+00:00May 29th, 2015|

In today’s Four on Friday, we caught up with our own Bob Simons to chat about this year’s RECon convention, which was held from May 17-20 in Las Vegas. Simons gives us an inside look at Hartman Simons’ annual party, his overall impression of the show and his predictions for the retail market for the [...]

Wed 05/ 27/ 15

Wednesday Wrap: May 27

By |2015-05-27T10:37:26+00:00May 27th, 2015|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days.  • Online savvy helps commercial real estate professionals do better business offline by Kristian K. Lee for RE Journals.  Key excerpt: “There are still some [...]

Fri 05/ 22/ 15

Four on Friday: RECon 2015 Party Pics

By |2015-05-22T13:20:24+00:00May 22nd, 2015|

On Sunday night, Hartman Simons held its 14th annual ICSC RECon party at The Chateau Nightclub and Gardens. We had a great time mingling with our clients and members of the retail industry and were pleased by the upbeat outlooks of the attendees. Below are four photos from the party; the full photo album can [...]

Wed 05/ 20/ 15

Wednesday Wrap: May 20

By |2015-05-20T12:21:04+00:00May 20th, 2015|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days.  • The Big-Box Downsize Effect: Making Sense of Brick-and-Mortar Vacancies by Casey McKeon for Shopping Center Business.  Key excerpt: “The big-box ‘category killers’ [...]

Fri 05/ 15/ 15

Four on Friday: Four Interviews from 2015

By |2015-05-15T09:11:20+00:00May 15th, 2015|

With summer just over the horizon, we thought it would be a good time to take a look back at some of our recent Four on Friday interviews. Below are links to and excerpts from four interviews from the first several months of 2015. They are good examples of the insight into the commercial real [...]

Wed 05/ 13/ 15

Wednesday Wrap: May 13

By |2015-05-13T16:12:02+00:00May 13th, 2015|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • Why Are Development Costs Getting Higher in Major U.S. Cities? by Steve Pellegren for National Real Estate Investor. Key excerpt: “Land costs [...]

Fri 05/ 8/ 15

Four on Friday: RECon 2015

By |2015-05-08T10:28:58+00:00May 8th, 2015|

The International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) annual mega-sized convention, RECon, begins next weekend, and we at Hartman Simons couldn’t be more excited. To help you get in the mood for the big event, in today’s Four on Friday we offer four bits of information about RECon 2015: • You’ll Get to Hear from an [...]

Wed 05/ 6/ 15

Wednesday Wrap: May 6

By |2015-05-06T15:07:42+00:00May 6th, 2015|

Each Wednesday, The Wrap presents a compilation of recent noteworthy commercial real estate stories from a variety of publications. Below are links to five stories that caught our eyes in recent days. • U.S. Chains Continue to Up Store Opening Plans by Elaine Misonzhnik of National Real Estate Investor. Key excerpt: “RBC researchers estimate that [...]

Fri 05/ 1/ 15

Outlet Lawsuits Highlight the Need to Update Leases

By |2018-02-12T22:27:33+00:00May 1st, 2015|

VRN, May 2015 Outlet Lawsuits Highlight the Need to Update Leases By: Lori Kilberg, Benno Rothschild, and Katherine Silverman One of the distinguishing features of outlet leases is the specific requirement in use provisions that the majority of the merchandise must be offered for sale at discounted rates. This is done to support the value [...]

Fri 05/ 1/ 15

Summey Orr Discusses Atlanta’s Industrial Sector at RealShare Atlanta

By |2015-05-01T10:28:41+00:00May 1st, 2015|

Summey Orr, center, speaks during Thursday's industrial panel at the RealShare Atlanta conference.   Atlanta’s recovering industrial sector was the focus of a panel featuring Hartman Simons partner Summey Orr yesterday at the RealShare Atlanta commercial real estate conference at the Georgia Aquarium. Other panelists included Joe McGorrey of Trammell Crow Co., Gus Milano of [...]