Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Updates – May 17th, 2012

I hope you enjoy the articles this week.  We are heading into the biggest week of reatil real estate.  ICSC RECON is May 19th through the 23rd!  If you are planning on attending I hope that you have a great week. 

http://www.portfolio.com/views/blogs/executive-style/2012/05/10/geofencing-takes-showrooming-battle-up-a-notch?ana=e_pft

Retail as Extreme Sport

 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jessicahagy/2012/02/28/the-six-enemies-of-greatness-and-happiness/?goback=%2Egde_2874736_member_114440528

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/05/10/poag-dra-buy-the-avenue-collierville.html

Poag, DRA buy The Avenue Collierville

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/cresa-forges-partnership-with-srs-real-estate-partners-2012-05-09

Cresa Forges Partnership with SRS Real Estate Partners

http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2012/05/10/a-monster-real-estate-paradigm-shift-demands-a-new-direction-for-capital/

A Monster Real Estate Paradigm Shift Demands A New Direction for Capital

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/may/10/poag-lifestyle-centers-buys-the-avenue/

Poag Lifestyle Centers Buys The Avenue

http://link.retailtrafficmag.com/u.d?EYGoGVJ1R0ypWR8NuFxh=51&s=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_2MID=1311302

Bed Bath, Cost Plus Deal is a Surprise, But a Pleasant One

http://nreionline.com/news/clash_of_titans_05092012/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120510_RET-01_42&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1311302

Clash of the Titans: Regional Mall REITs Fight for Limited Outlet Development Opportunities

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/05/12/dunkin-takes-the-lead-in-a-crucial-race-against-st/

Dunkin’ Takes the Lead in a Crucial Race Against Starbucks

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/2012/05/unified-theory-of-remedies-for-a-breach-of-an-exclusive-use-a-work-in-progress-2/

Unified Theory of Remedies for a Breach of an Exclusive Use – a Work in Progress

http://www.dukelong.com/commercial-real-estate-sources/venture-capital-and-commercial-real-estate?goback=%2Egde_2227016_member_114963878

Venture Capital and Commercial Real Estate.

http://blog.metcapital.com/2011/08/24/not-just-%e2%80%9cprice-per-pound%e2%80%9d/

Not Just “Price Per Pound

http://allthingspropertymanagement.com/2012/05/14/turn-those-qs-into-faqs/?goback=%2Egde_4257721_member_115378761

Turn Those Qs into FAQs

http://nreionline.com/news/going_greener_align_epa_05142012/?NL=NREI-09&Issue=NREI-09_20120514_NREI-09_91&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1311818

Going Greener: Major Real Estate Companies Align with the EPA

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/may/14/may-is-month-of-opportunity-for-memphis/

Startup Memphis: May is month of opportunity for Memphis entrepreneurs

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/may/14/memphis-economic-development-board-names-new-staff/

Memphis economic development board names new staff members

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/colliers-international-retail-report-highlights-upbeat-first-quarter-consumer-confidence-2012-05-14

Colliers International Retail Report Highlights Upbeat First Quarter, Consumer Confidence

http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20120513/REG/305139993

SEC probes giant private REIT

http://retailtrafficmag.com/news/tenant_incubators_take_off_05152012/?NL=RET-02&Issue=RET-02_20120515_RET-02_361&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1312023

Tenant Incubators Take Off as Landlords Try to Fill Small Shop Space

http://retailtrafficmag.com/retailing/analysis/traditional_retailers_can_thrive_by_blurring_channels_05092012/?NL=RET-02&Issue=RET-02_20120515_RET-02_361&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1312023

Wright: Traditional Retailers Can Thrive by Blurring Channels

http://www.perishablenews.com/index.php?article=0022242

Memphis’ Tom’s Tiny Kitchen Launching Unique Pimento Cheese Business

http://www.bluemaumau.org/sport_clips_haircuts_target_hit_second_billion_dollars_haircuts_2014

Sport Clips Haircuts on Target to hit Second “Billion Dollars” in Haircuts by 2014

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/may/14/memphis-economic-development-board-names-new-staff/?goback=%2Egde_3851034_member_115859027

Memphis economic development board names new staff members

http://www.qsrweb.com/article/194543/Blurring-of-the-lines-between-QSR-and-Fast-Casual?utm_source=NetWorld%20Alliance&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EMNA_QSR_05172012

Blurring of the lines between QSR and Fast Casual

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/05/16/womens-clothing-store-dots-to-open.html

Women’s clothing store Dots to open two new locations in Memphis

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/may/16/build-to-suit/

South Carolina developer sees opportunity in old Mall of Memphis site

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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