Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Round Up! March 15, 2012

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Before You Move Into an Empty Building, Know This

http://retailtrafficmag.com/news/retail-tenants-less-insistent-on-rent-concessions03082012/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120308_RET-01_146&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1296959

Retail Tenants Less Insistent on Rent Concessions as Market Conditions Improve

Mar 8, 2012 12:20 PM, By Elaine Misonzhnik, Senior Associate Editor

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/mar/9/riding-high/

Despite changing retail trends, Wolfchase remains competitive destination

By Andy Meek

Updated 2:33PM

http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/usatoday/article/38744793?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cs

$20M Main Street project planned in Little Rock

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/thomas-dolan/17611/ten-truths-live-work-planning-policy

Ten truths of live-work planning policy

Blog post by Thomas Dolan on 09 Mar 2012

http://bettercities.net/article/tips-tod-advocates-17579

Tips for TOD advocates

Practitioners offer some helpful strategies for promoting transit oriented development in local communities.

http://bettercities.net/article/how-zoning-went-wrong-and-how-shape-places-better-17532

How zoning went wrong, and how to shape places better

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Tenant Kickbacks=Professional Prostitution?

http://www.costar.com/News/Article/CoStar-Group-Announces-Memphis-Winners-of-2011-CoStar-Power-Broker-Awards/136511

CoStar Group Announces Memphis Winners of 2011 CoStar Power Broker Awards

Annual Awards Recognize Top Commercial Real Estate Dealmakers

http://cordova.wmctv.com/news/restaurants/59313-dry-rub-wins-hot-wing-festival-memphis-restaurant

Dry rub wins hot wing festival for Memphis restaurant

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/mar/10/coffee-break-gas-prices-level-off—-temporarily/

Done deals

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Popeyes uses new site selection process to drive growth

March 9, 2012 | By Bret Thorn

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Dan Gilbert’s vision for downtown Detroit retail | Crain’s Detroit Business

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What is Merchant Development?

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Updated: Top 150 Commercial Real Estate People You Must Connect With On LinkedIn

 http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2012/03/why-dont-real-estate-developers-just-ask-us-what-we-want/1439/

Why Don’t Real Estate Developers Just Ask Us What We Want?

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Dunkin’ Donuts in Brookhaven Circle to Open in April

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/14/realestate/commercial/data-trumps-gut-instinct-in-retail-brokering.html?_r=1

Homework Trumps Gut Instinct in Retail Brokering

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/mar/14/coffee-break-project-on-front-gets-tax-break/

Coffee Break: Project on Front gets tax break

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New Retail Stores Planned For Multi-Store U.S. Retail Chains Expanding in 2012

http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/dpp/good_morning/gmm%3A-dunkin-donuts-gmm-20120313?CMP=201203_emailshare

GMM: Dunkin Donuts

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Ground Control

Owners and developers unearth opportunities through creative land leases.

by Philip F. Himovitz, CCIM

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Pop Goes Retail

Temporary stores need their own lease language.

by Steven P. Heller

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Advice from Donald Trump and Robert Kiyosaki

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/mar/13/different-methods-yield-data-gaps/

Different Methods Yield RE Data Gaps

By Sarah Baker

http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20120315/BIZ/203150320/Real-estate-looking-up?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CHome%7Cp

Real estate looking up

Jackson No. 90 of 843 markets for employee numbers

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/mar/14/digest/

HomeGoods Preps for Memphis Store

http://blog.retailtrafficmag.com/retail_traffic_court/2012/03/14/how-dunkin-plans-to-win-the-coffee-wars/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120315_RET-01_514&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1298521

How Dunkin’ Plans to Win the Coffee Wars

by Elaine Misonzhnik March 14th, 2012

http://nrn.com/article/how-dunkin%E2%80%99-donuts-plans-double-its-us-units?NL=NRN-03&Issue=NRN-03_20120313_NRN-03_360&YM_RID=&utm_source=MagnetMail&utm_medium=email&utm_term=carley.thrush@shoppingcenterdatabase.com&utm_content=NRN-News-NRNam-03-13-12&utm

How Dunkin’ Donuts plans to double its U.S. units

 

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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-12grade) 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!

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