Omaha, the city in which Gordmans retail stores grew up, now sees all four locations close under new ownership by Stage, a Houston-based retailer. I shared insights on main reasons in this Omaha World Herald article by Paige Yowell.
Municipalities need to master a very specific skill set to work with owners-developers in transforming empty lots and underperforming spaces into true destinations with a memorable and engaging sense of place. Jeff Green and I share tips for building a successful public-private partnership in this Shopping Center Business, March 2017, article.
Urban neighborhoods are being revitalized with a mix of retail that includes emergent, specialty and value retail concepts. I discuss how these three work in harmony with my latest column for Chain Store Age http://bit.ly/2i1ndQu
Hotel decision-makers should have a keen grasp of the mutually beneficial drivers that make or break limited-service hospitality. My partner Jeff Green and I discuss in our latest article with Hotel Executive.
Density isn’t just a desirable state of affairs, it can be a lifeline. As the retail market evolves, so does the usefulness of retail real estate and densification. Read more in my latest column with Chain Store Age.
Co-working spaces continue to gain traction across the country. The latest development in Minnesota will have a unique focus on sports technology. I shared my thoughts on the topic with The Minnesota Daily http://bit.ly/29oCbw6
Major shopping centers across the country are adapting to stay relevant in the changing retail landscape with creative redevelopments. I discussed with ICSC's Shopping Centers Today.
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Staples recently announced a partnership with Workbar to set up co-working spaces in Boston. The deal has some analysts praising its ingenuity, and others question its sustainability. I discuss with Retail Dive http://bit.ly/1shZr6L
How can you benefit from the mixed-use/multifamily dynamic, and what kinds of strategies, principles and key considerations should be prioritized to identify and capitalize on opportunities? More with @Multifamily Executive: http://bit.ly/1seW8Or
The RECon conference is an important venue to make deals, but the convention has evolved to become more like the mixed-use development process: a collaborative exercise in identifying potential synergies. Read my topic with Chain Store Age.
Developers are thinking strategically when it comes to filling large open spaces in their shopping developments. My partner Jeff Green and I share our thoughts with Shopping Center Business (pg 182) http://bit.ly/1Z7pY1i
Another great project coming to life in Buckhead Atlanta. We did the residential, office, and hotel market and feasibility analysis for Equity One. Piedmont Crossing will be home to a new urban mixed-use center with retail, office and high-end residences. Read the Curbed Atlanta article.
Jeff Green and I conducted the market & feasibility analysis for City+Ventures "City Centre" project in La Vista, NE, a $175 million development to bring apartments, retailers, offices and a grocer to the 84th Street Corridor http://bit.ly/1U9mVWY