Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Roundup – March 8th, 2012

I hope that you enjoy the articles this week.  I think teh balance of 2012 will be positive for the retail sector.   

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The Benefits of Hiring a Commercial Real Estate Team

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=5

The Bottom Line: Single-tenant market to jump this year

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Net Leases Hit Record High in 2011. Can 2012 Keep the Magic?

In Print Mar 1, 2012

By Nicholas Ziegler, News Editor

http://www.portfolio.com/resources/2012/03/01/author-david-neenan-on-becoming-an-entrepreneur-after-hitting-a-stone-wall?ana=e_pft

Entrepreneurship Means Changing Your Life

by David Neenan, Special to Portfolio.com Mar 01 2012

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Should retailers pay more attention to Aggregate Income rather than Household or Per Capita Income in choosing a retail site?

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/feb/29/electrolux-lists-contractors-awarded-memphis-work/

Electrolux lists contractors awarded Memphis work

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How to Market a Property to Upscale Tenants

http://www.thecitywire.com/node/20627

Real estate consolidation

Submitted by The City Wire staf

http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=332445

Report sees upside to second-tier markets [Mississippi Business Journal, The (MS)]

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/04/realestate/square-footage-an-incomplete-measure.html?_r=1

What Square Footage Doesn’t Say

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/03/02/firehouse-subs-franchisee-plans-to.html

Firehouse Subs franchisee plans to open two locations in Memphis, one in Jackson

http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/philip-langdon/17556/chasing-wrong-story

Chasing the wrong story

Blog post by Philip Langdon on 01 Mar 2012

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20120303/ISSUE02/303039997/a-list-spaces-are-back-in-style

Retail rebound: ‘A list’ spaces are back in style

By: Mary E. Morrison March 05, 2012

http://www.portfolio.com/business-news/2012/03/05/ipad-use-nearly-quadrupled-among-small-business-owners?ana=e_pft

Small-Biz iPad Use Explodes

by Michael del Castillo Mar 05 2012

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The Ultimate Tenant Representation How-To-Guide: From Cold Call to Close.

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/blog/2012/03/memphis-economic-development-focus-of.html

Memphis economic development focus of minority business event

Memphis Business Journal by Andy Ashby

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/mar/02/dulberger-seeks-boost-opportunities-minorities-wom/

EDGE president Dulberger seeks to boost opportunities for minorities, women

http://online.barrons.com/article/SB50001424052748704097904577249542409739510.html?mod=BOL_twm_mw

A Retail REIT Worth Visiting

By JONATHAN BUCK

http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2012/03/02/commerical-real-estate-to-grow-in-2012/

Commerical Real Estate To Grow In 2012

Allison Blood, KMOX

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Wendy’s outlines airier, modern restaurant look

By Candice Choi, Associated Press

Updated 3d 16h ago

http://blog.retailtrafficmag.com/retail_traffic_court/2012/02/29/how-to-lease-a-mall/?NL=NREI-11&Issue=NREI-11_20120303_NREI-11_1&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1295237

How to Lease a Mall

by Elaine Misonzhnik February 29th, 2012

http://www.foxbusiness.com/industries/2012/02/23/most-profitable-stores-in-america/

The Most Profitable Stores in America

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ICSC Social Media and Technology

by dukelong on March 4, 2012

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/mar/2/mallorys-route-leads-him-to-cre-career/

Mallory’s Route Leads Him to CRE Career

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Memphis begins process of transforming airport area

http://www.thestreet.com/story/11444335/1/10-stocks-that-show-the-real-estate-boom-has-arrived.html

10 Stocks That Show the Real Estate Boom Has Arrived (Update2

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Dialing for Leasing Deals

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What Should I Look For in a Real Estate Broker?

http://nreionline.com/research/cap_rates_fall_qr_03062012/?NL=NREI-06&Issue=NREI-06_20120307_NREI-06_764&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1296601

Retail Cap Rates Fell 41 Basis Points in the Fourth Quarter

http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2012/03/07/The-New-Growth-Business-Becoming-a-Landlord.aspx#page1

The New Growth Business: Becoming a Landlord

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Questions Are Nuggets Of Gold

By Linda Day Harrison, theBrokerList, Chicago, IL

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Small Business Viewpoint

Don’t Bind Investment Incentives to Job Creation

By Scott Shane on February 22, 2012

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REITs That Tower With Dividend Power

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=1&d=1

The world’s department stores are undergoing their biggest changes in years

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=1&d=5

Green giants shrink eco-friendly costs

By Steve McLinden

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=4&d=

Boomers save women’s apparel chains

by Beth Karlin

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=4&d=2

Cato launches Versona accessories chain

by Kimberly Tchang

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=4&d=3

A JCPenney saved?

by Brannon Boswell

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=4&d=4

Nike’s new battle plan

By Anna Robaton

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=4&d=5

Who buys food at a supermarket anymore?

By Steve McLinden

http://www.icsc.org/sct/sct_article.php?i=sct0312&s=5&d=

The Bottom Line: Single-tenant market to jump this year

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-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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