Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Round Up – July 19, 2012

I apologize that I have been tarvelling for the past two weeks and have not posted.  Please see attached articles for past 2.5 weeks.  If you find this web-site useful please recommend it to a friend.

http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2012/07/13/5-most-affordable-places-live?om_rid=AADkDT&om_mid=_BQAExaB8rM43DH&om_ntype=RMODaily

5 Most Affordable Places to Live

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, July 13, 2012

 http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/jul/12/retail-transformation//print

Retail Transformation

Loeb updates two East Memphis properties

By Sarah Baker

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jul/15/bikes-versus-parking-city-works-on-compromise/

Bikes versus parking: City works on compromise for segment of McLean Boulevard

By Thomas Bailey Jr. baileytom@yourappeal.com

http://www.thestreet.com/story/11618563/1/us-retail-sales-fell-05-percent-in-june.html

US Retail Sales Fell 0.5 Percent In June

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/2012/07/screaming-louder-as-an-effective-negotiation-technique/?goback=.gde_2227016_member_134693792

Screaming Louder As An Effective Negotiation Technique

July 15, 2012 By Ira Meislik

http://www.stategazette.com/story/1870130.html?goback=%2Egde_3851034_member_134719077

Cracker Barrel one step closer to Dyersburg

Friday, July 13, 2012

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/blog/2012/07/keep-trader-joes-idea-in-your-pocket.html

Keep Trader Joe’s idea in your pocket for awhile

Memphis Business Journal by Andy Ashby, Staff writer

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-15-fastest-growing-retailers-in-america.html?goback=%2Egde_2378255_member_134333205

The 15 Fastest-Growing Retailers In America

By Aimee Groth and Samantha Cortez | Business Insider – Wed

http://nreionline.com/commentary/firstword/bridging_the_gap_07132012/?NL=NREI-11&Issue=NREI-11_20120714_NREI-11_312&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1325838

Bridging the Gap

Jul 13, 2012 11:37 AM, By David Bodamer, Editorial Director

http://retailtrafficmag.com/news/abercrombie_faces_roadblocks_to_growth_07122012/?NL=NREI-11&Issue=NREI-11_20120714_NREI-11_312&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1325838

Abercrombie Faces Roadblocks to Store Growth

Jul 12, 2012 11:23 AM, By Elaine Misonzhnik, Senior Associate Edito

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5629223899251101736&gid=2141955&type=member&item=133909201&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Edukelong%2Ecom%2Fcommercial-real-estate-tools%2Fcommercial-real-estate-data-is-its-own-platform&urlhash=3cUr&goback=%2Egde_2141955_member_133909201

Commercial Real Estate Data Is It’s Own Platform. dukelong.com

http://blog.picor.com/bid/57803/Redefining-Relevance-for-Brick-and-Mortar-Retail-Stores?goback=%2Egde_2141955_member_133228989

Redefining Relevance for Brick and Mortar Retail Stores

Posted on Wed, Jul 11, 2012

http://www.insideretail.com.au/IR/IRNews/Retail-property-revolution-5416.aspx?goback=%2Egde_70170_member_134350953

Retail property revolution

http://nrn.com/article/darden-buy-yard-house-585m?NL=NRN-22&Issue=NRN-22_20120601_NRN-22_82&YM_RID=&utm_source=MagnetMail&utm_medium=email&utm_term=greggk@theshoppingcentergroup.com&utm_content=NRN-News-News%20Alert-07-12-12%60email%60&YM_MID=%60mmid%60

Darden to buy Yard House for $585M

http://nreionline.com/distressedinventory/with_spreads_rising_cre_riskier_06122012/

With Cap Rate Spreads Rising, Are CRE Investments Becoming Riskier?

http://www.costar.com/News/Article/Build-vs-Buy-Becoming-More-of-a-Norm-for-REITs/139699?ref=/News/Article/Build-vs-Buy-Becoming-More-of-a-Norm-for-REITs/139699&src=rss

Build vs Buy Becoming More of a Norm for REITs

By Mark Heschmeyer

http://www.nuwireinvestor.com/articles/retail-property-market-faltering-59492.aspx

Retail Property Market Faltering

http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2012/07/09/retail-real-estate-inches-toward-recovery

Retail Real Estate Inches Toward Recovery

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, July 09, 2012

http://nreionline.com/brokerage/mid-sized_brokerages_feel_pressure_07102012/?NL=NREI-06&Issue=NREI-06_20120712_NREI-06_265&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1325321

Mid-Sized Brokerage Firms Feel the Pressure of Globalization

Jul 10, 2012 1:59 PM, By Elaine Misonzhnik, Senior Associate Editor

http://nreionline.com/property/retail/leasin_sales_upswing_retail_07102012/?NL=NREI-06&Issue=NREI-06_20120712_NREI-06_265&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1325321

Leasing and Sales are on the Upswing, but Concerns Remain in Retail Sector

Jul 10, 2012 2:09 PM, By Elaine Misonzhnik, Senior Associate Editor

http://creoutsider.com/2012/07/building-a-cre-database/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CREOutsider+%28CREOutsider%29

Building a CRE Database (Nerd Guide)

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sk-usa-inc-has-agreed-to-purchase-smoothie-king-franchises-inc-161769605.html

SK USA, Inc. Has Agreed to Purchase Smoothie King Franchises, Inc.

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jul/10/rtkl-associates-will-oversee-the-design-of-city/?print=1

RTKL Associates will oversee the design of Memphis Aerotropolis Airport City

By Tom Bailey Jr.

http://www.dukelong.com/commercial-real-estate-sources/retailmls-com-your-comprehensive-mls-for-retail-listings

RetailMLS.com Your Comprehensive MLS for Retail Listings

http://blog.al.com/businessnews/2012/07/the_shopping_center_group_brok.html

The Shopping Center Group brokers sale of Demopolis grocery store property

http://boxingwequityretail.blogspot.com/2012/06/wal-mart-express-stores-so-far-so-good.html

Wal-Mart Express Stores – So Far So Good

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/jul/9/poplar-transformation/

Poplar Transformation

Retail moves alter crowded East Memphis landscape

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/jul/10/firms-make-investments-in-memphis-distribution/

Firms Make Investments in Memphis Distribution

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/2012/07/whats-the-story-behind-indemnification-clauses/?goback=.gde_70170_member_131876587

What’s The Story Behind Indemnification Clauses?

http://seekingalpha.com/article/708781-time-to-get-real-estate-a-primer-for-retail-investors

Time To Get Real (Estate): A Primer For Retail Investors

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/08/business/mutfund/real-estate-funds-are-helped-by-hints-of-a-recovery.html?_r=1

Signs of Recovery in Real Estate Give a Lift to Funds

http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.investors.com/article/617158/201207051815/retail-property-investors-hit-secondary-marketes.htm&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAEoATAIOABAhKXh_wRIAVgAYgVlbi1VUw&cd=K7xc_foYL2g&usg=AFQjCNFy7g6TqYBqQJ9afB66VdmibECaLg

Retail Real Estate Investors Seek Less Pricey Cities

http://almavesta.blogspot.ca/2012/06/how-to-sell-your-property-right-way.html?goback=%2Egde_1825737_member_129291798

How to Sell Your Property the Right Way

http://quickserveleader.com/article/wingstop-break-400m-sales-accelerates-growth

Wingstop to Break $400M in Sales, Accelerates Growth

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jul/02/a-change-of-address-as-post-office-plans-to/?partner=RSS

A change of address as post office plans to leave Union Avenue location

Services will shift to facility on Autumn

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/howard-blackson/18578/dont-get-mixed-mixed-use

Don’t get mixed-up on mixed-use

Blog post by Howard Blackson on 05 Jul 2012

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jul/03/wharton-travels-to-atlanta-to-meet-with-delta/?partner=RSS

Wharton travels to Atlanta to meet with Delta Air Lines CEO

By Tom Bailey Jr.

http://www.massimo-group.com/blog/?utm_source=Owning+and+Managing+a+CRE+Brokerage+Firm+-+Challenge+1+-+Recruiting&utm_campaign=10+Questions&utm_medium=email

CRE Brokerage Management Challenge 1: Recruiting

http://www.realreturnrealestate.com/index.php?option=com_wordpress&p=195&Itemid=87&goback=%2Egde_2134471_member_130708163

3 Most influential business books to help your real estate business

http://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/news/2012/07/03/nashvilles-retail-real-estate-market.html

Nashville’s retail real estate market lags other sectors

Nashville Business Journal by Nevin Batiwalla, Staff Report

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/jul/2/health-care-reform-to-affect-cre-industry/

Health Care Reform to Affect CRE Industry

By Aisling Maki

http://seekingalpha.com/article/695311-reits-with-modest-leverage-separating-the-best-from-the-rest?goback=%2Egde_2919153_member_129816812

REITs With Modest Leverage: Separating The Best From The Rest

http://kwcommercialsa.com/blog/?p=1243&goback=%2Egde_1928590_member_129231867

What is Sustainability and How Does it Effect My Bottom-Line?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304830704577493032619987956.html?goback=%2Egde_155001_member_129258727

Cities Outpace Suburbs in Growth

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/06/29/a-look-inside-five-minority-owned.html

A look inside five minority-owned Memphis businesses

Memphis Business Journal by Michael Sheffield, Staff writer

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-top-10-threats-facing-real-estate-2012-07-17

The top 10 threats facing real estate

CRE outlines biggest concerns for next three decades

http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-retail-sales-20120716,0,6550178.story

U.S. retail sales fall for 3rd straight month

http://atlanticcommercialgroup.blogspot.com/2012/07/tips-for-finding-commercial-real-estate.html?goback=%2Egde_2919153_member_135410753

Tips for Finding a Commercial Real Estate Mentor

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/07/17/memphis-city-council-committee-oks-3.html

Memphis City Council committee OKs $3 million in public funds for Chisca redevelopment

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/07/17/bar-louie-franchise-to-open-in-overton.html

Bar Louie franchise to open in Overton Square

Memphis Business Journal by Andy Ashby, Staff writer

http://www.rap-up.com/2012/07/17/rick-ross-shares-favorite-foods-in-bon-appetit-magazine/

Rick Ross Shares Favorite Foods in Bon Appétit Magazine

http://www.colliers.com/en-US/LittleRock/About/History

http://f.tlcollect.com/fr2/712/13118/IMI_2Q_2012.pdf?x=438910

The latest CBRE Memphis Industrial Market Report is now available

 Memphis Industrial

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/18/business/malls-take-on-the-internet-by-stressing-the-experience.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all&goback=%2Egde_70170_member_135948205

Malls’ New Pitch: Come for the Experience

http://mashable.com/2012/07/17/supermarket-technology-marketing/?goback=%2Egde_70170_member_135825112

9 Ways Supermarkets Are Going High Tech

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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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