94% Of Mall Owners Are Rebranding And Rejuvenating Dated Properties, By Lara O’Keefe, Bisnow

“In response to current industry headwinds, more than 94% of mall owners and operators are giving properties a facelift to enhance their appeal and attract shoppers, JLL reports.”

 

Alternative Transportation Becoming Key To Mixed-Use Projects, By Jarred Schenke, Bisnow

“While metro Atlanta commuters still predominantly rely on personal vehicles, there are a growing number who are changing their habits with other forms of transportation.”

 

Economy Watch: Industrial Sector on Top in 2017, By D.C. Stribling, Commercial Property Executive

“Industrial logistics space outperformed office, retail, apartment and light industrial space in terms of supply, demand, occupancy and other fundamentals in the first half of the year, according to a recent Morningstar report.”

 

E-Commerce Is Driving Industrial Development to Record Highs, By Patricia Kirk, National Real Estate Investor

“U.S. industrial real estate development hit an all-time high in 2017, with more than 208 million sq. ft. completed so far, and another 277 million sq. ft. currently under construction, according to research firm CoStar.”

 

Closing of Weakest Stores by Retailers Ultimately Expected to Benefit US Shopping Center Performance, By Randyl Drummer, CoStar

“Record levels of store closures could have a healing effect as the weakest centers are shut down or being repurposed.”

 

Finding the Ideal Location for Amazon’s HQ2, By Mary Salmonsen, Multifamily Executive

“Reis has ranked the nation’s largest metros by their readiness to host Amazon’s second headquarters.”