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.

Mall of Memphis may go industrial

Lifelink puts musically rich church on market

Are You a Lifting Agent?

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

Analyzing the trend and analyzing the property

Fashion retailer Select to double stores

Hefty deposit!

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

Net Lease Properties: Demand Outweighs Supply

What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

Bennigan’s Brand Revival in 2011 Launches Legendary Comeback

Regulations that promote sprawl are ebbing–/?partner=RSS

Local growth

Memphis Investment

Top 10 Retail Predictions for 2012

Study: Consumers Want More Communications From Retailers

What’s the Allure of Dollar Stores?’s%20’First%20Meal’%20set%20to%25

Is 2012 the year of the restaurant?

A look at the fastest-growing chains

Meet Bob Symonds, Inventor of the Modern Suburban Mall

Fast-Casual Chains Eat Up Empty Real Estate

Fast-casual restaurants are just what landlords ordered

Leasing Representative

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

A Comparison of Two Construction Management Approaches

MASSIVE SMALL – The Operating System for Smart Urbanism

Good property manager is gold

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

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.

Start a Killer Restaurant: 6 Tips

Economist pledges realistic view of Memphis commercial property market

Starbucks Transitions More Cafes to Wine Bars

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?

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



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