Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Roundup – April 11, 2012

I hope you enjoy the articles this week.  We will have as upplemntal article post on Friday.

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=985428199&gid=2874736&type=member&item=86202098&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eentrepreneur%2Ecom%2Farticle%2F222489&urlhash=DNf3&goback=%2Egde_2874736_member_86202098

 Free Market-Research Tools — A Sampler Small businesses can tap a variety of free resources for insights about customers, competitors and trends.

HTTP://WWW.LINKEDIN.COM/NEWS?VIEWARTICLE=&ARTICLEID=5593663432688664674&GID=1825737&TYPE=MEMBER&ITEM=105961645&ARTICLEURL=HTTP%3A%2F%2FWWW%2EDUKELONG%2ECOM%2FCOMMERCIAL-REAL-ESTATE-SOURCES%2FTHE-ROLLING-STONES-AND-COMMERCIAL-REAL-ESTATE&URLHASH=EI-R&GOBACK=%2EGDE_1825737_MEMBER_105961645

 The Rolling Stones and Commercial Real Estate?

HTTP://WWW.LINKEDIN.COM/NEWS?VIEWARTICLE=&ARTICLEID=5590125768005918813&GID=70170&TYPE=MEMBER&ITEM=105881211&ARTICLEURL=HTTP%3A%2F%2FBURL%2ECO%2FA72045&URLHASH=HEIG&GOBACK=%2EGDE_70170_MEMBER_105881211

 Communicating with Communities

HTTP://WWW.KATV.COM/STORY/17341832/BMO-HARRIS-BANK-ISSUES-NEW-STUDY-MIDWEST-COMMERCIAL-REAL-ESTATE-TO-IMPROVE-ACROSS-ALL-SECTORS-IN-2012

 BMO Harris Bank Issues New Study: Midwest Commercial Real Estate to Improve Across all Sectors in 2012

HTTP://WWW.ARKANSASBUSINESS.COM/ARTICLE.ASPX?AID=130835.54928.142977

 Crowded Doughnut Market Fails to Discourage Dunkin’ Donuts By Kate Knable

HTTP://RETAILTRAFFICMAG.COM/RETAILING/RESTAURANTS/BURGER_KING_EAGER_MCDONALDS_04052012/?NL=RET-01&ISSUE=RET-01_20120405_RET-01_599&YM_RID=SHAWNM@THESHOPPINGCENTERGROUP.COM&YM_MID=1303442

BURGER KING EAGER TO TAKE ON MCDONALD’S

HTTP://WWW.GOOGLE.COM/URL?SA=X&Q=HTTP://WWW.GLOBEST.COM/NEWS/12_322/NATIONAL/RETAIL/-320273.HTML&CT=GA&CAD=CACQAHGAIAAOATAJOALAYU72-WRIAVAAWABIBWVULVVT&CD=ONIM007MR54&USG=AFQJCNGMXOO5SU6Q3BOSPGYZCABPL_9OCW

Office Leasing Is Tied to Retail Leasing

HTTP://WWW.BIZJOURNALS.COM/MEMPHIS/PRINT-EDITION/2012/04/06/CRESCENT-TO-ADD-TWO-RESTAURANTS.HTML?ANA=E_PH

Crescent to add two restaurants

HTTP://WWW.BIZJOURNALS.COM/MEMPHIS/NEWS/2012/04/04/CENTRAL-BBQ-HEADS-DOWNTOWN.HTML

Central BBQ heads Downtown

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/apr/08/growth-in-jobs-uneven-locally/

Amid uneven metropolitan growth, city of Memphis sees ranks of employed dropping • By Tom Bailey Jr.

http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/04/03/pinnacle-bankruptcy-felt-from-downtown.html%3Fpage%3Dall&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAEoATAAOABA9-yG_ARIAVgAYgVlbi1VUw&cd=YvSGmW0YkOs&usg=AFQjCNFKAhUw83lZ1eEldOZaHl69DQ-d5w

Pinnacle bankruptcy felt from Downtown Memphis to airport Memphis Business Journal by

http://www.azcentral.com/business/articles/2012/03/26/20120326vacant-stores-cause-delimma-weigh-down-real-estate-market.html

Vacant stores pose big-box dilemma

http://blog.al.com/businessnews/2012/04/real_estate_market_report_pain.html

Real estate market report paints positive picture for Birmingham area

http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/print-edition/2012/02/24/retail-market-showing-signs-of-stability.html Retail market showing signs of stability

http://www.smh.com.au/business/property/slow-but-steady-for-reits-20120406-1wgn1.html

Slow but steady for REITs

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/apr/6/events/

The International Council of Shopping Centers will hold the Memphis Next Generation Networking event Thursday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis Botanic Garden’s Hardin Hall, 750 Cherry Road. Andrea Ball of CoStar Group and Shawn Massey of The Shopping Center Group will speak about the top apps for real estate professionals. Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. Advance registration closes Monday, April 9. Visit www.icsc.org to register.

http://nreionline.com/distressedinventory/lenders_eager_trophy_assets_04102012/?NL=NREI-01&Issue=NREI-01_20120410_NREI-01_827&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1304061

Lenders Eager to Take Back Trophy Assets

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/apr/10/cubicles-unintended-consequences/

Cubicles: Unintended Consequences By Ron Riley

http://creoutsider.com/2012/04/cre-and-social-networking-the-thrill-is-gone/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CREOutsider+%28CREOutsider%29

CRE and Social Networking – The Thrill is Gone

HTTP://NREIONLINE.COM/NEWS/EARLY_PHASE_REAL_ESTATE_RECOVERY_04092012/?NL=NREI-05&ISSUE=NREI-05_20120409_NREI-05_426&YM_RID=SHAWNM@THESHOPPINGCENTERGROUP.COM&YM_MID=1303699

The Early Phase of Real Estate Recovery

HTTP://WWW.WALLSTREETDAILY.COM/2012/04/09/

HTTP://WWW.COMMERCIALAPPEAL.COM/NEWS/2012/APR/10/AEROTROPOLIS-CHAMPION-URGES-MEMPHIS-LOOK-BEYOND-AI/?CID=HAPPENINGNOW

Aerotropolis champion urges Memphis to look beyond airport-area blight • By Wayne Risher

HTTP://RETAILTRAFFICMAG.COM/RETAILING/ANALYSIS/GREAT_REAL_ESTATE_LOCAL_PARTNERS_KEY_SUCCESS_ABROAD_04102012/

GREAT REAL ESTATE, LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS KEY TO RETAILERS’ SUCCESS IN ENTERING FOREIGN MARKETS APR 10, 2012 1:23 PM, BY ELAINE MISONZHNIK, SENIOR ASSOCIATE EDITOR

HTTP://DOCUMENTS.CLUBEXPRESS.COM/DOCUMENTS.ASHX?KEY=B3T7IAMZWH1BOYDVSQCGTJOTSVH3FOTKPI5MQ4GSO8I%3D

MEMPHIS DEALMAKER A Publication of the Memphis Investors Gro

HTTP://BLOG.THEBROKERLIST.COM/POST/20868591216/

NET-AND-GROSS-LEASES-WHATS-THE-DIFFERENCE Net and Gross Leases: What’s the Difference?

HTTP://WWW.GLOBEST.COM/NEWS/12_320/NEWYORK/RETAIL/-320212.HTML

Chasing Yield, Investors Flock Back to NNN Space

HTTP://WWW.REIT.COM/VIDEOS/ECONOMY-TAKES-TWO-STEPS-FORWARD-ONE-STEP-SIDEWAYS.ASPX

Economy Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Sideways

HTTP://WWW.GOOGLE.COM/URL?SA=X&Q=HTTP://FINANCE-COMMERCE.COM/2012/04/ENTREPRENEURIAL-BUYING-THE-FRAMEWORK-AND-BUILDING-A-BUSINESS/&CT=GA&CAD=CAEQAHGAIAAOATAAOABAOR-X_ARIAVAAWABIBWVULVVT&CD=WSAEUUITUYS&USG=AFQJCNEBGIMFCV29AXOTI83ZLNTULE8I9W

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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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