03/25/2015 - 11:32am

“You can’t get your nails done online, you can’t get dry cleaning done online and you can’t eat the Internet.” These are the dominant themes from retail clients (property owners) over the last few years. Today’s shopping center acquirers are looking for “necessity centers” with a stable rent roll. These centers consist of restaurants, nail salons and other destination retail that is not competing with e-commerce.

03/25/2015 - 10:40am

American Eagle Outfitters is expanding its global retail presence with a series of licensed stores throughout Chile and Peru, building on existing growth markets throughout the region, including Colombia, Panama and the Caribbean, as well as company owned stores in Mexico.

03/24/2015 - 5:04pm

Ikea will open its largest U.S. store on a 22-acre site in Burbank, California.

03/24/2015 - 2:55pm

The end of a retail icon is always big news in commercial real estate, and it’s particularly relevant when the brand in question is closing more than 4,000 stores around the country.

03/24/2015 - 1:19pm

Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) on Tuesday posted a 36% jump in its first quarter profit, easily beating forecasts, and confirmed earlier reports that it plans to open 400 stores in its current fiscal year, with most of the locations in China and the United States.

03/23/2015 - 4:48pm

Fresh & Easy plans to close 55 stores, which would leave the chain with about 110 locations, the Orange Country Register reported.

03/23/2015 - 4:38pm

Pizza retailer Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc. plans to strengthen and grow its presence in the Southeast.

03/23/2015 - 4:29pm

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. has opened its first restaurant outside of North America in Jakarta, Indonesia. The latest opening comes on the heels of the company announcing its plans for continued international expansion.

03/23/2015 - 4:27pm

McAlister's Deli is targeting Phoenix for franchise growth.