Shawn Massey, CCIM, SCLS

Weekly CRE Article Update January 26, 2012

I hope everyone is having a great week.  There is a lot going on in the retail and commercial real estate world and I have provided a sample of the interesting articles that I have read this week.  I hope that you find them both interesting and useful.

http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/print-edition/2012/01/20/mall-of-memphis-may-go-industrial.html

Mall of Memphis may go industrial

http://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2012/jan/20/history-for-sale/

Lifelink puts musically rich church on market

http://creoutsider.com/2012/01/are-you-a-lifting-agent/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CREOutsider+%28CREOutsider%29

Are You a Lifting Agent?

http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2012/01/22/2011-memphis-tennessee-cracked-top-ten-highest-performing-housing-markets-according-home-

In 2011 Memphis, Tennessee cracked the top ten for highest performing housing markets, according to the Home Data Index company Clear Capital

http://blog.cmrei.com/2011/01/12/analyzing-the-trend-and-analyzing-the-property/

Analyzing the trend and analyzing the property

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5566566553819807745&gid=2378255&type=member&item=90500554&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eretail-week%2Ecom%2Fsectors%2Ffashion%2Ffashion-retailer-select-to-double-stores%2F5032826%2Earticle&urlhash=xsfI&goback=%2Egde_2378255_member_90500554

Fashion retailer Select to double stores

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jan/19/hefty-deposit-sealed-deal/?partner=RSS

Hefty deposit!

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5566247694063640588&gid=2216815&type=member&item=90415523&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwp%2Eme%2FpNYfI-19a&urlhash=Z5hI&goback=%2Egde_2216815_member_90415523

A Good Commercial Realtor Is Worth His or Her Weight In Gold

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5565454784518955016&gid=2500015&type=member&item=89970643&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eshoppingcenterbusiness%2Ecom%2Farticles%2FJAN12%2Fstory1%2Eshtml&urlhash=aeb0&goback=%2Egde_2500015_member_89970643

Net Lease Properties: Demand Outweighs Supply

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5565434918143537169&gid=112189&type=member&item=90155103&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Etheatlanticcities%2Ecom%2Fcommute%2F2012%2F01%2Fwhat-smart-growth-advocates-get-wrong-about-density%2F981%2F&urlhash=JQnL&goback=%2Egde_112189_member_90155103

What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bennigans-brand-revival-in-2011-launches-legendary-comeback-137480778.html

Bennigan’s Brand Revival in 2011 Launches Legendary Comeback

http://bettercities.net/article/regulations-promote-sprawl-are-ebbing-15833

Regulations that promote sprawl are ebbing

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jan/18/memphis-economic-development-board-plans-growth–/?partner=RSS

Local growth

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jan/17/local-officials-private-investment-memphis-and-she/?partner=RSS

Memphis Investment

http://m.risnews.edgl.com/MobileDetailPage.aspx?article=41970

Top 10 Retail Predictions for 2012

 http://www.csnews.com/top-story-study__consumers_want_more_communications_from_retailers-60279.html

Study: Consumers Want More Communications From Retailers

http://www.smartmoney.com/spend/family-money/whats-the-allure-of-dollar-stores-1326832110390/?link=SM_mag_spend

What’s the Allure of Dollar Stores?

http://nrn.com/article/2012-year-restaurant?NL=NRN-03&Issue=NRN-03_20120120_NRN-03_772&YM_RID=&utm_source=MagnetMail&utm_medium=email&utm_term=garrick.brown@att.net&utm_content=NRN-News-NRNam-01-20-12&utm_campaign=Taco%20Bell’s%20′First%20Meal’%20set%20to%25

Is 2012 the year of the restaurant?

http://nrn.com/article/look-fastest-growing-chains

A look at the fastest-growing chains

http://chatsworth.patch.com/articles/valley-man-meet-bob-symonds-the-man-who-built-valley-plaza-and-invented-the-modern-suburban-mall

Meet Bob Symonds, Inventor of the Modern Suburban Mall

http://www.nacsonline.com/NACS/News/Daily/Pages/ND0123124.aspx

Fast-Casual Chains Eat Up Empty Real Estate

http://www.startribune.com/business/137708798.html

Fast-casual restaurants are just what landlords ordered

http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=2418280&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_jb-ttl-cn&ut=3nPRMnl5gSB541

Leasing Representative

DLC Management Corp. – Baltimore/Washington DC MSA (Baltimore, Maryland Area)

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5567374530436935685&gid=41175&type=member&item=90820832&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fgarciaarchitects%2Ewordpress%2Ecom%2F2010%2F02%2F08%2Ftwo-construction-management-approaches%2F&urlhash=z7Km&goback=%2Egde_41175_member_90820832

A Comparison of Two Construction Management Approaches

http://engagingcities.com/post/5012064472/massive-small-the-operating-system-for-smart-urbanism

MASSIVE SMALL – The Operating System for Smart Urbanism

 http://www.perthnow.com.au/business/good-property-manager-is-gold/story-e6frg2ru-1226251256160

Good property manager is gold

http://www.ccim.com/cire-magazine/articles/139486/2012/01/build-your-business-through-social-media

Build Your Business Through Social Media

Looking for new clients? You’ll find them online.  CIRE Magazine January 2012

Local Real Estate Professional Discusses Social Media

MEMPHIS, TENN. — January 23, 2012 — Shawn E. Massey, CCIM, partner at The Shopping Center Group, was quoted in the January/February issue of Commercial Investment Real Estate, the magazine of the CCIM Institute. Please read his comments in “Build Your Business Through Social Media,” which is available in the PDF file accompanying this release. To read the entire issue, visit http://cire.epubxpress.com.

CCIMs have earned an internationally recognized professional designation that signifies their expertise in commercial investment real estate. Do you want to get this expert’s take on the local commercial real estate market? Contact Shawn E. Massey, CCIM, at 901-334-5702.

http://www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5567289155513221139&gid=1830692&type=member&item=90816345&articleURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Einc%2Ecom%2Fjeff-haden%2Ftyson-cole-how-to-start-successful-restaurant-6-tips%2Ehtml%3Futm_source%3Dlinkedin%26utm_medium%3Dsocialmedia%26utm_campaign%3Dbutton&urlhash=xS8J&goback=%2Egde_1830692_member_90816345

Start a Killer Restaurant: 6 Tips

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2012/jan/24/hunker-down/

Economist pledges realistic view of Memphis commercial property market

http://blog.retailtrafficmag.com/retail_traffic_court/2012/01/24/starbucks-transitions-more-cafes-to-wine-bars/?NL=RET-02&Issue=RET-02_20120105_RET-02_374&YM_RID=shawnm@theshoppingcentergroup.com&YM_MID=1287143

Starbucks Transitions More Cafes to Wine Bars

http://charlestown.patch.com/articles/does-retail-reflect-the-strength-of-a-neighborhood-29fdf5a3

Does Retail Reflect the Strength of a Neighborhood?

Do the types of stores and restaurants opening in a neighborhood tell you whether or not it’s succeeding and growing?

http://www.vancouversun.com/business/technology/Online+shopping+kill+bricks+mortar+stores+Whistler+conference+told/6039174/story.html

Online shopping won’t kill bricks-and-mortar stores, Whistler conference told

Cheers,

Shawn

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