Recipe for success? How Retailers are Using Food and Beverage for Inspiration

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By: Dominic Bouvet, JLL Director – EMEA Retail and Leisure

Back in the 90s, or even as recent as the Noughties, if you entered a shop drinking a can of coke or eating a Mars bar you would be approached by a shop assistant and asked to leave the premises or at least told to finish your food before re-entering. They were in fear of merchandise being damaged or litter being dropped.

A decade on… Read More

JLL Expands Gulf Coast Platform with Retail and Office Expertise

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Shannon AllenTo service occupiers and investors’ increasing needs for real estate expertise in the Southeast, JLL today announced the expansion of its platform in Alabama with the addition of Shannon Tyndall and Allen Garstecki. Tyndall and Garstecki join JLL as Vice Presidents, and bring more than 20 years of combined experience to the firm. They will be based in the firm’s Mobile, Ala. office, bolstering the… Read More

Public Invited to Shape the Vision of Proposed Williston Crossing Project

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Williston Crossing NEW imageThe shale zone underneath the Dakotas and Montana already churns out a million barrels per day, output that has made North Dakota the second-largest oil-producing state in the country. Preliminary development plans to support the influx of residents in Williams County has already begun, and the proposed Williston Crossing retail, entertainment and mixed-use development will create a place where the energy industry and its… Read More

Increased Retail Construction Activity Prompts JLL to Expand Development Platform

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TBill Mostonhe retail industry is facing the greatest amount of development and redevelopment activity since 2010. To meet the increased demand for retail project management and development expertise, JLL today announced the expansion of its retail team with the addition of Bill Moston. Moston joins JLL as a Senior Vice President, National Retail Development and brings nearly 30 years of experience to JLL, and will be… Read More

JLL Centers Help Shoppers GET FIT!

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After feasting on holiday season delights, the beginning of a new year is always a great time to resolve to get healthy.  Participating JLL Retail centers helped kick-start their shoppers’ New Year’s resolutions this year by hosting a new GET FIT in-center event and social media promotion.  Shoppers were invited to attend a one-day event at their local JLL-managed center featuring activities such as fitness and yoga demonstrations, Zumba classes, gym membership sign-ups, health… Read More

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JLL Broadens its Retail Business in Florida with the Addition of THE Retail Advisors

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THE Retail AdvisorsIn response to escalating demand for retail leasing and tenant representation expertise in Tampa and South Florida, JLL today announced that the firm has deepened its retail brokerage services with the addition of THE Retail Advisors’ experts. THE Retail Advisors founder, Andrew D. Carlson CRX/CSM/CLS joins the firm as a Vice President, along with Drew Carlson and Vanessa Perez, who join as Associates. Together,… Read More

Radio Silence: What Radio Shack’s bankruptcy means for the retail real estate landscape

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SOURCE: Flickr User JeepersMedia

SOURCE: Flickr User JeepersMedia

Since opening its doors in 1921, Radio Shack has been known as a mecca for electronics enthusiasts. That is, however, until the mobile and gaming industry took off. While Radio Shack stayed wedded to electronics, consumers had more options to fulfill their appetites for gadgets and services. Fast-forward to February 5, 2015: Radio Shack announced… Read More

Brett Earp Joins JLL as Regional Retail Property Management Lead for the Southeast and Florida

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EarpBrettJLL today announced the expansion of its management platform with the addition of Brett Earp as the new Southeast and Florida Property Management Lead. Based out of the firm’s Atlanta office, he will partner with Atlanta Retail Market Lead John Bemis and Florida Retail Market Lead John Lambert to maximize the firm’s clients’ property values. He will be responsible for increasing or maintaining their net operating… Read More

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Oldest Toy Store in the World Sets Sights on the United States

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SOURCE: Flickr user Brianapa

SOURCE: Flickr user Brianapa

Hamleys, iconic British toy retailer, has retained JLL to facilitate a multiple store roll-out throughout the United States. The retailer, which this year is celebrating its 255th birthday, is the oldest toy store in the world and delivers a distinctive shopper experience that goes beyond the point of sale.

Senior Vice Presidents Michael Hirschfeld and Steve Ferris… Read More