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Monthly archives for April, 2014

The Retail Outlook is Brightening, But Don’t Ignore Cost Control

A new season and strong signs of a continuing recovery in consumer spending have the retail real estate management industry in an upbeat mood. We’re optimistic too, but at the same time, our long experience tells us not to neglect operating efficiency and cost control even in a positive climate. Here are some of the ways we achieve both of th [...]

Managing New Property Assignments: Tenants & Contractors

Retail activity is gaining momentum commensurate with the strengthening economy, and, as you would expect, prospective tenants are seeking to lease in the most appealing, well-located and best-managed shopping centers. Since the beginning of 2014, we have secured a number of new assignments from property owners who want to position their cent [...]

What’s Behind Our Six Decades of Success in Retail Real Estate?

Blog Post: By Joe Lowry, Director of Acquisitions & Business Development 1. We think like an owner. It’s that simple. First and foremost, we care for your property as if it were our own. Levin Management is recognized for the quality of its third-party retail real estate services precisely because our approach to managing and leasing sho [...]

Seeing the Surge in Retail Leasing: Five New Assignments in Five Months

The velocity of new retail leases is in acceleration mode and we at Levin are seeing big results. Since December, we have added five new assignments in retail real estate to our 95-property portfolio, presenting exciting new opportunities in some of the strongest markets in the Northeast. As retail leasing advisors, we are proud to have been [...]

More Insights from our Fourth Annual Post-Holiday Retail Sentiment Survey

Mobile Tech and Retailing Continue to Meld, Creating Retail Real Estate Trend In our last few blog posts, we’ve been sharing input from the store managers who participated in Levin’s 2013 post-holiday Retail Sentiment Survey. The Surveys are conducted three times each year and the analysis consistently reveals a depth of insight. In the past [...]

More Insights from our Retail Sentiment Survey

Holiday Sales Exceeded Expectations for Many but Year-to-Year Increase Declined: Outlook Remains Optimistic with Hiring Up, Expansions Planned Our fourth annual post-holiday Retail Sentiment Survey revealed a depth of input from store managers in our 95 property, 13 million-square-foot portfolio of shopping centers. In the previous post, we [...]