Will Lidl Cause a Major Disruption to Traditional Supermarkets?, By Donna Mitchell, NREIOnline.com “In mid-June, the Neckarsulm, Germany-based grocery chain Lidl began opening the first 20 stores of its planned 150 locations in the U.S., an expansion that retail real estate professionals have anticipated with both curiosity and some wariness about how the brand will impact [...]
Total Retail – Sam Arden 6/26/17 This year is shaping up to be an especially tough one for retailers across the country. The current environment has resulted in many national and regional retailers closing up shop and turning to bankruptcy as a means of downsizing or liquidating. Whether the retailer has too many stores, [...]
How will the Amazon-Whole Foods deal affect retail real estate? By John Egan, NREIOnline.com “Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods should instill confidence in retail real estate investors, especially those whose portfolios include grocery-anchored properties, Harding notes. ‘Grocery-anchored shopping centers have always been one of the more stable property types within retail,’ he says.” Economy [...]
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Population growth and affordable cost of living accelerate CRE renaissance in the Southeast, By Patricia Kirk, NREIOnline.com “Collectively, the six states comprising the region—Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee—would form the sixth largest country in the world from a GDP standpoint. Over the last three to four years the Southeast has experienced [...]
How developers are adapting to residents’ new live-work-play lifestyles, By Joe Bousquin, Multifamily Executive Key Excerpt: “The idea of a live–work lifestyle is nothing new. In fact, it was the norm in America before the advent of the automobile. But developers of both for-sale and rental homes say that trend is now reversing itself at [...]