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Investors in Retail Real Estate Are Seeking Expert Advice

By Joseph Lowry, SVP-Leasing and Acquisitions Levin Expands Its Third-Party Services to Meet Growing Demand A paradigm shift is underway in retail and in the retail real estate industry. One result is a surge in the demand for third-party services. In the last 28 months, our investment advisory practice took on over 21 new retail leasing and [...]

Retail Property Managers Stress Corporate Citizenship

By Bob Carson, EVP, Levin Management Green Products Help Both Business and the Environment This month, more than a billion people in 192 countries are expected to take action to protect the environment in observation of Earth Day (April 22). Sustainability is always top-of-mind in the retail real estate industry, with property owners, manager [...]

A&P Bankruptcy Opens a New Era in Retail Real Estate

New Opportunities Ahead for Shopping Centers in Northeast U.S. We recently saw the end of a long chapter in American retailing when the parent of the iconic A&P brand filed for Chapter 11. This is the second time in five years that the quaintly named Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (now a division of Montvale-Para Holdings) has e [...]

Hot Retail Real Estate Market Spawns Construction Boom

Flight to Quality is Seen in Major Retail Corridors in the Northeast Heading into the heart of 2015, the Northeast retail real estate market looks robust. Tenants wanting to establish or expand their footprint here have turned aggressive in leasing, absorbing much of the prime retail space. What remains is commanding higher prices. The result [...]

Will Falling Gas Prices Pump New Life Into Retail Sales?

Retail Trend Watchers Predict Upcoming Surge in Consumer Spending Across the U.S., drivers are doing the happy dance at the gas pump. And they’ve got cause for celebration. Between September 25, 2014 and January 5, 2015, the average price of gas fell every single day, dropping nearly a full dollar from July levels and delivering a reported to [...]

Retail Real Estate Trends: In-Store Restaurants and Hip Hybrids are On the Rise

High-End Cuisine and Artisanal Coffee Draw Customers, Boost Sales The grand department stores of yesteryear – Marshall Field’s, Hudson’s, Wanamaker’s and others – always featured a “tea room” where elegant ladies could enjoy refreshments during shopping sprees. Over the decades, in-store food service has changed, along with shopping styles, b [...]

Levin Property Managers Name Their Favorite Tech Tools

Tablets, Numbers App and Paperless Invoicing Lead the List for Efficient Real Estate Property Management Recently Levin asked the Property Managers of our 95 retail real estate sites how technology has made them more efficient. Which tools are indispensable in delivering top quality property management services? How has tech helped them cut c [...]