Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Round Up – June 6th, 2012

Please enjoy this weeks articles! 

http://www.chainstoreage.com/article/recon-2012-platform-talk-recovery?ad=real-estate

RECon 2012: Platform for talk of recovery

http://retailtrafficmag.com/news/too_much_too_soon_error_jcpenney_05312012/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120531_RET-01_707&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1316156

Too Much, Too Soon Proves an Error for JC Penney

http://nreionline.com/research/retail_owners_scale_heights_05312012/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120531_RET-01_707&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1316156

Retail Owners Scale the Heights

http://rebusinessonline.com/main.cfm?id=23952

GAYLORD SELLS BRAND AND RIGHTS TO MARRIOTT FOR $210M

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/mark-hinshaw/18031/urban-walkability-new-driver-real-estate-values

Urban walkability: the new driver in real estate values

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/robert-steuteville/18034/now-coveted-walkable-convenient-place

Now coveted: A walkable, convenient place

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/susan-henderson/18035/dreaded-density-issue

The dreaded density issue

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/links/18030/more-treesless-crime

More trees=less crime

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/may/31/commercial-advisors-grows-cre-portfolio/

Commercial Advisors Grows CRE Portfolio

http://view.koreaherald.com/kh/view.php?ud=20120531001342&cpv=0

Time to invest in U.S. real estate: experts

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/2012/06/why-does-it-take-so-long-to-get-a-deal-done/

Why Does It Take So Long To Get A Deal Done?

http://www.memphisindustrialwarehouse.com/2012/06/01/industrial-real-estate-is-good-in-memphis/

Industrial real estate is good in Memphis

 

http://www.aol.com/av/?ncid=hyplognew00000012

Former big-box stores pose challenges, opportunities

http://blog.metcapital.com/2011/10/27/core-hard-cash/

Core Hard Cash

http://www.dukelong.com/commercial-real-estate-sources/crew-crew-crew-crew-crew-crew-crew?goback=%2Egde_2227016_member_120916620

CREW! CREW! CREW! CREW! CREW! CREW! CREW!

http://www.4sitecre.com/4-site-online-news–blog.html

Consider This When Looking for a CRE Partner

http://www.forbes.com/sites/investor/2012/06/01/is-it-safe-to-return-to-real-estate-investing/

Is It Safe To Return To Real Estate Investing?

http://blog.retailtrafficmag.com/retail_traffic_court/2012/05/29/more-on-wal-mart-express/?NL=NREI-11&Issue=NREI-11_20120602_NREI-11_210&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1316467

More on Wal-mart Express

http://blogs.hbr.org/bregman/2009/05/two-lists-you-should-look-at-e.html?awid=9096134605609987456-3271&goback=%2Egde_2335322_member_120371313

Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5614316729216798760&gid=2919153&type=member&item=120552217&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eforbes%2Ecom%2Fsites%2Finvestor%2F2012%2F06%2F01%2Fimprove-retail-brick-and-mortar-and-they-will-come%2F&urlhash=2ouO&goback=%2Egde_2919153_member_120552217

Improve Retail Brick And Mortar And They Will Come

http://creoutsider.com/2012/06/get-your-own-data/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CREOutsider+%28CREOutsider%29

Get Your Own Data

http://www.costar.com/News/Article/Retailers-Cautiously-Eyeing-Expansion-Into-More-US-Markets-as-Shopping-Activity-Rises/138688?ref=/News/Article/Retailers-Cautiously-Eyeing-Expansion-Into-More-US-Markets-as-Shopping-Activity-Rises/138688&src=rss

Retailers Cautiously Eyeing Expansion Into More U.S. Markets as Shopping Activity Rises

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jun/01/pinnacle-airlines-says-it-has-no-current-plans-lea/?CID=happeningnow

Minneapolis is among suitors for Pinnacle Airlines’ headquarters

 http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/jun/1/colliers-duo-has-stellar-start-to-12/

Colliers Duo Has Stellar Start to ’12

http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.smh.com.au/business/property/brokers-push-real-estate-trusts-20120601-1zmzv.html&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAAOABA9cCj_gRIAVAAWABiBWVuLVVT&cd=5ZXp1imM3PM&usg=AFQjCNGv-WBLbvgqPSAdUoOAuolcnncTmA

http://kwcommercialsa.com/blog/?p=6065&goback=%2Egde_1825737_member_120014232

Tips to Help You Make a Wise Site Selection

http://boxingwequityretail.blogspot.com/2012/06/are-boxes-dying.html

Are the Boxes Dying?

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/6/prweb9573971.htm

New Wind, LCC shows shopping centers how to save greenbacks by going green at ICSC convention

http://www.rmse.com/blog2/back-to-the-basics-of-retail/?goback=%2Egde_155001_member_121380881

Back to the Basics of Retail

http://www.fastcasual.com/whitepapers/5383/Four-Strategies-to-Negotiating-a-Rent-Reduction?goback=%2Egde_1014157_member_120604097

 Four Strategies to Negotiating a Rent Reduction

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/06/01/executive-of-the-year-scott-fleming.html

 

Executive of the Year Scott Fleming navigates through challenging economy

http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/BRE8530E6/US-HM-EXPANSION?goback=%2Egde_2378255_member_121199484

Analysis: H&M on quest for growth with new fashion chains

 

http://www.ccim.com/newscenter/186484/2012/05/23/retail-absorption-rises

Retail Absorption Rises

 

http://www.rsrresearch.com/2012/06/05/crossview-makes-the-case-for-how-to-beat-amazon-going-local/#fullsite

Crossview Makes the Case for How to Beat Amazon: Going Local

http://www.loansafe.org/investing-in-memphis-out-of-town-money-turns-foreclosures-into-rentals

Investing in Memphis: Out-of-Town Money Turns Foreclosures Into Rentals

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jun/04/move-change-memphis-development-rules-sparks-sharp/?CID=happeningnow

Move to change Memphis development rules sparks sharp criticism

http://retailbustour.blogspot.com/2012/06/top-cities-showing-commercial-real.html?goback=%2Egde_1830692_member_121685509

The Top Cities Showing Commercial Real Estate Growth

 

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jun/05/local-heavy-hitters-line-and-against-changes-memph/?CID=happeningnow

Memphis City Council postpones final action on code changes until July 17

http://www.thenichereport.com/articles/what-have-you-done-for-your-tenants-today/?goback=%2Egde_4257721_member_121758263

What Have You Done For Your Tenants Today?

http://kwcommercialsa.com/blog/?p=6067&goback=%2Egde_129534_member_120189680

How to Build a Good Relationship with Your Tenants

http://www.macroltd.com/general/the-evolution-of-commercial-real-estate-technology

 

The Evolution of Commercial Real Estate Technology

http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20120531/BUSINESS/305310015/Ridgecrest-Road-Extended-get-new-apartments

Ridgecrest Road Extended to get new apartments

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/geoff-dyer/18260/subtle-differences-between-strip-mall-and-multi-way-boulevard

http://retailtrafficmag.com/news/net_lease_investors_looking_class_b_06062012/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120607_RET-01_878&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1317513

Net Lease Investors Begin Looking at Class-B Assets

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2012/06/death-and-life-downtown-shopping-districts/1925/

The Death and Life of Downtown Shopping Districts

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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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