Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

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

I hope you enjoy the articles this week!

Fred’s same store sales fall in April

the what-ifs of trusts and LLCs More Buyers

Highwoods Properties now garners $40M in annual revenue from Memphis portfolio,0,4006711.story

Local commercial real estate looking up

More Buyers, More Properties Coming to the Retail Market

Sally Beauty beats expectations on strong sales

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

Lease Provisions That Don’t Belong in a Lease

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

Big box co-tenancy deals popular, say local realtors

Interest Rates Down, Leverage Up for Conduit Loans

Another Optimistic Outlook for the Hotel Business

Single Tenant Real Estate – An Attractive Alternative Investment:

Not Your Father’s Trade Area!

Forum Addresses Latest HUD, Real Estate Trends

What Inning Is It?

Top of the List: Commercial Real Estate Developers

 Behind the List: Commercial Real Estate Developers

The Golden Rules of Retail

The Data Divide

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

Private equity firms bullish in real estate financing, development

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

Wanted: the ‘Whole Foods Effect’

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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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