Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Round-Up / April 25th, 2012

Hello Everyone:

Due to travel plans I am day early on my CRE and Retail article roundup.  If you find this to be a valuable resource please refer a co-worker or other industry professionals to this site!

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/apr/19/idi-to-begin-construction-on-175m-square-feet-in-olive-branch/

IDI to Begin Construction on 1.75M Square Feet in Olive Branch

http://seekingalpha.com/article/508951-weingarten-realty-a-circle-of-competence-forming-a-snowball-of-dividends

Weingarten Realty – A Circle Of Competence Forming A Snowball Of Dividends

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/hazel-borys/17860/urban-systems-integration-and-value-intersections

Urban systems: Integration and the value of intersections

http://bettercities.net/article/building-community-live-work-design-17825

Building community with live-work design

http://www.commercialrealestateshow.com/retailupdate41812.html

U.S. Retail Market Update
Original Air Date: Thursday April 18, 2012

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/04/20/commercial-real-estate-mortgage.html

Commercial real estate mortgage defaults creating new paradigm for brokerage firms

http://english.eastday.com/e/120420/u1a6501794.html

Retail property investments hit record in 2011

http://rdctoday.com/MasterArticlePage/ArticleView/tabid/920/ArticleId/5969/Photo-documentation-sharing-is-critical-to-good-communication-among-team-players.aspx

Photo documentation, sharing is critical to good communication among team players

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/apr/21/edge-likely-to-receive-10m/

EDGE likely to receive $10M Memphis’ pledge less than planned

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/apr/23/iberiabank-relocates-cordova-bank-branch/

Iberiabank Relocates Cordova Bank Branch

http://smartinfobuzz.com/social-media-tactics-for-real-estate-projects/?goback=%2Egde_125984_member_109474945

Social Media Tactics for Real Estate Projects

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/2012/04/what-part-of-an-eminent-domain-award-should-belong-to-a-tenant/?goback=.gde_129534_member_109693815

What Part of an Eminent Domain Award Should Belong to a Tenant?

http://blog.thebrokerlist.com/post/21645569558/four-ways-to-get-the-most-out-of-a-property-portfolio

Four Ways to Get the Most Out of a Property Portfolio

http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/Steve-Jobs-Greatest-Invention-The-Apple-Retail-Store-74899.html

 Steve Jobs’ Greatest Invention: The Apple Retail Store

http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikamorphy/2012/04/17/retailers-are-loving-our-love-affair-with-tablets/?feed=rss_search

Retailers Are Loving Our Love Affair with Tablets

http://nrn.com/article/restaurant-comps-remain-steady-march-operators-expect-strong-april#ixzz1sKhAj4rl

Restaurant comps remain steady in March, operators expect strong April

http://www.chainstoreage.com/article/co-star-retail-real-estate-sector-posted-positive-net-absorption-first-quarter?utm_source=GoogleNews&utm_medium=Syndication&utm_campaign=ManualSitemap

Co-Star: Retail real-estate sector posted positive net absorption in first quarter

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/16/us-usa-economy-idUSBRE83F0XQ20120416

Strong U.S. retail sales ease growth worries

http://www.omaha.com/article/20120414/MONEY/704149904

Small retailers still face economic tests

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/04/17/seasons-52-makes-memphis-restaurant.html?ana=e_du_wknd&s=article_du&ed=2012-04-21

Seasons 52 makes Memphis restaurant plans official

http://nreionline.com/datapoints/cmbs_delinquencies_spike_04102012/

CMBS Delinquencies Spike, But Outlook for the Year Remains Stable

http://www.globest.com/news/12_327/chicago/retail/Net-Lease-Cap-Rates-Likely-to-Remain-Flat-320504.html

Net Lease Cap Rates Likely to Remain Flat

http://www.bi-me.com/main.php?id=57517&t=1&c=129&cg=4&mset=1011

Does going green with commercial real estate pay?

http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2012/04/18/owning-and-growing-your-real-estate-business/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+RealEstateNewsForReal+%28Real+Estate+News+For+Real+%7C+A+BiggerPockets+Blog%29

Owning and Growing Your Real Estate Business

http://www.costar.com/News/Article/Best-Buy-Is-No-Circuit-City/137276?ref=/News/Article/Best-Buy-Is-No-Circuit-City/137276&src=rss

Best Buy Is No Circuit City

Closing of 50 Big Box Stores Still Troubles Retail Industry

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/autozone-to-attend-upcoming-international-council-of-shopping-centers-2012-recon-the-global-real-estate-convention-2012-04-23

AutoZone to Attend Upcoming International Council of Shopping Centers’ 2012 RECon — The Global Real Estate Convention

http://blog.thebrokerlist.com/post/21723135885/should-you-put-your-office-on-a-diet

Should You Put Your Office On A Diet?

http://retailtrafficmag.com/marketprofile/international/international_expansion_fuels_demand_04242012/?NL=NREI-02&Issue=NREI-02_20120425_NREI-02_321&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1307416

International Expansion Fuels Demand for Premium Retail Real Estate

http://nreionline.com/property/industrial/what_onshoring_means_for_cre_04112012/?NL=NREI-02&Issue=NREI-02_20120425_NREI-02_321&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1307416

Made in the USA Again: What Onshoring Means for Commercial Real Estate

http://retailtrafficmag.com/marketprofile/international/us_retailers_lead_way_industry_globalizes_04242012/?NL=NREI-02&Issue=NREI-02_20120425_NREI-02_321&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1307416

U.S. Retailers Lead the Way as Industry Globalizes

http://www.chron.com/business/press-releases/article/Vertical-Consultants-Adds-Colorado-Based-Real-3508288.php

Vertical Consultants Adds Colorado Based Real Estate Developer as Client

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Cheers,

Shawn

Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS is a partner with The Shopping Center Group a 3rd party retail real estate advisory firm in their Memphis office, an adjunct professor in the graduate real estate program at The University of Memphis and a co-founder and Chairman of the Board for the Memphis Business Academy charter schools (K-12th grade) in the Frayser area of Memphis.  

For all your retail real estate needs (tenant representation, landlord representation and property, investment & land sales) I hope that you will choose The Shopping Center Group and me to represent you and your business.  We understand that representation is a privilege and that you have a choice!

The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own.  They should not be considered the opinion of The Shopping Center Group, LLC in which I am associated.

 

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