Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE and Retail Article Updates! May 24th, 2012

I hope you enjoy this weeks articles!   Great week just completed in the retail real estate world with ICSC RECON conclusion on Wednesday.  Read more about it my blog post on Friday!

http://www.jacksonsun.com/article/20120517/BUSINESS/305170015

New businesses in Columns

http://retailtrafficmag.com/news/lifestyle_centers_comeback_05172012/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120517_RET-01_846&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1312517

Lifestyle Centers Launch a Comeback

http://blog.retailtrafficmag.com/retail_traffic_court/2012/05/17/big-box-players-find-small-formats-require-new-strategies/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120517_RET-01_846&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1312517

Big-Box Players Find Small Formats Require New Strategies

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/may/16/french-quarter-inn-owners-reports-boutique-hotel-a/

French Quarter Inn owners: Reports of a boutique hotel are greatly exaggerated

http://blog.icsc.org/?m=20120515

Cities court retail development at RECon

http://retailtrafficmag.com/management/siteoptimizer/subway_moves_fast_01202011/

Subway Moves Fast as Opportunities for Expansion Grow

http://baltimorerealestate.citybizlist.com/1/2012/5/23/Temperatures-Attendance-and-Optimism-Soar-at-2012-ICSC-RECon-in-Las-Vegas.aspx

Temperatures, Attendance and Optimism Soar at 2012 ICSC RECon in Las Vegas

http://kwcommercialsa.com/blog/?p=6060&goback=%2Egde_1928590_member_117902410

How Can Green Buildings Save You Money?

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/03/30/adair-picks-partners-for-industrial-site.html?ana=lnk&goback=%2Egde_3851034_member_118055839

Adair picks partners for industrial site

http://nreionline.com/news/investment_climate_retail_improves_05232012/?NL=NREI-06&Issue=NREI-06_20120523_NREI-06_163&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1314267

Investment Climate for Retail Assets Continues to Improve

http://hbr.org/2009/11/what-every-leader-should-know-about-real-estate/ar/1?goback=%2Egde_2174219_member_117345446

What Every Leader Should Know About Real Estate

http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.marketwatch.com/story/overall-us-retail-real-estate-market-recovery-remains-modest-according-to-jones-lang-lasalle-2012-05-21%3Freflink%3DMW_news_stmp&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAAOABA9bjp_QRIAVAAWABiBWVuLVVT&cd=a7WsnyfmmNY&usg=AFQjCNGExqYV7jNEgutLoq1jaQ-HD_qQTg

Overall U.S. Retail Real Estate Market Recovery Remains Modest, According to Jones Lang LaSalle

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/retail-real-estate-set-for-rebound-2012-05-21

Retail Real Estate Set for Rebound

http://blog.metcapital.com/2012/04/02/commercial-real-estate-finance-2/

From the Analyst Chair: The Value of a Mentor in Commercial Real Estate Finance

http://www.costar.com/News/Article/ICSC-RECon-Attendees-Upbeat-Despite-Slow-Pace-of-Retail-Recovery/138695

ICSC-RECon Attendees Upbeat Despite Slow Pace of Retail Recovery

http://www.property-magazine.eu/growth-of-e-commerce-shapes-demand-for-retail-real-estate-21035.html

Growth of e-commerce shapes demand for retail real estate

http://apparel.edgl.com/news/Report–Retail-Vacancies-Are-on-the-Decline80326?googleid=80326

Report: Retail Vacancies Are on the Decline

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/may/20/business-lending-stuck-in-neutral/

Memphis-area business lending stuck in neutral

http://www.globest.com/news/12_354/lasvegas/retail/Return-of-Debt-Equity-Markets-Fuel-Retail-321647.html

Return of Debt, Equity Markets Fuel Retail

http://retailtrafficmag.com/investments/trends/recon_2012_return_normalcy_05242012/?NL=RET-01&Issue=RET-01_20120524_RET-01_226&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1314269

RECon 2012: A Return to Normalcy

I hope you will check out future weekly commentary at

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

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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