Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Round-Up – May 10, 2012

I hope you enjoy the articles this week!

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/05/03/freds-same-store-sales-fall-in-april.html

Fred’s same store sales fall in April

http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.cnbc.com/id/47279832&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATABOAFAoMOK_QRIAVAAWABiBWVuLVVT&cd=9TGzQKKcfjw&usg=AFQjCNFvcFPuPFrchAwf30WfTEUQLS7nWAWeighing

the what-ifs of trusts and LLCs 

http://www.costar.com/News/Article/Shopping-Ctr-Grp-Closes-Two-Academy-Sports-Deals-in-Nashville/138082http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://courantblogs.com/ct-real-estate/shopping-centers-starting-to-attract-more-tract More Buyers

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/05/04/highwoods-properties-now-garners-40m.html

Highwoods Properties now garners $40M in annual revenue from Memphis portfolio

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-mct-local-commercial-real-estate-looking-up-20120503,0,4006711.story

Local commercial real estate looking up

http://www.costar.com/News/Article/More-Buyers-More-Properties-Coming-to-the-Retail-Market/138059?ref=/News/Article/More-Buyers-More-Properties-Coming-to-the-Retail-Market/138059&src=rss

More Buyers, More Properties Coming to the Retail Market

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505245_162-57427167/sally-beauty-beats-expectations-on-strong-sales/

Sally Beauty beats expectations on strong sales

http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Cell-Tower-LeasesTime-Money-Are-140488.S.113199477?view=&gid=140488&type=member&item=113199477&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_nd-pst_ttle-cn

Cell Tower Leases-Time & Money Are The Real Reasons You Are Being Asked To Extend Your Lease

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/2012/05/lease-provisions-that-dont-belong-in-a-lease/?goback=.gde_129534_member_113193724

Lease Provisions That Don’t Belong in a Lease

http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20120506/PC05/120509437&slId=1

Hobby Lobby deal a sign that retail development is coming back to life

http://msbusiness.com/2012/05/big-box-co-tenancy-deals-popular-say-local-realtors/

Big box co-tenancy deals popular, say local realtors 

http://nreionline.com/news/interest_rates_down_leverage_up_cmbs_04232012/?NL=NREI-11&Issue=NREI-11_20120505_NREI-11_222&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1310139

Interest Rates Down, Leverage Up for Conduit Loans

http://lhonline.com/topstory/development_financing_acquisitions_michigan_state_CMBS_REIT_0304/?NL=NREI-11&Issue=NREI-11_20120505_NREI-11_222&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1310139

Another Optimistic Outlook for the Hotel Business

http://blog.metcapital.com/2011/11/21/single-tenant-real-estate/

Single Tenant Real Estate – An Attractive Alternative Investment:

http://tangomc.com/papers/not-your-fathers-trade-area/?goback=%2Egde_1830692_member_111944098

Not Your Father’s Trade Area!

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/may/7/forum-addresses-latest-hud-real-estate-trends/

Forum Addresses Latest HUD, Real Estate Trends

http://blog.metcapital.com/2011/07/07/what-inning-is-it/

What Inning Is It?

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/05/08/top-of-the-list-commercial-real-estate.html

Top of the List: Commercial Real Estate Developers

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/blog/2012/05/behind-the-list-commercial-real-estate.html

 Behind the List: Commercial Real Estate Developers

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/may/8/the-golden-rules-of-retail/

The Golden Rules of Retail

http://creoutsider.com/2012/05/the-data-divide/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CREOutsider+%28CREOutsider%29

The Data Divide

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/deb-shops-to-upgrade-retail-stores-engages-cassidy-turley-for-project-management-2012-05-07

DEB Shops to Upgrade Retail Stores, Engages Cassidy Turley for Project Management

http://www.businessdayonline.com/NG/index.php/news/76-hot-topic/37182-private-equity-firms-bullish-in-real-estate-financing-development

Private equity firms bullish in real estate financing, development

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA0ub1VHU2I&goback=%2Egde_129534_member_114194292

Cell Tower Leases-How Much Are Cell Tower Companies Making From Subleasing Your Property?

http://www.qsrweb.com/article/194167/Q-A-Craig-Culver-talks-about-Culver-s-positioning-as-original-better-burger?utm_source=NetWorld%20Alliance&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EMNA_QSR_05102012

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/links/17965/wanted-whole-foods-effect

Wanted: the ‘Whole Foods Effect’

I hope you will check out future weekly commentary at

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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.

I hope you will check out future weekly commentary at

www.RetailRocksintheMidsouth.com.   If you enjoy the commentary please subscribe online.

Cheers,

Shawn

 

 

 

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