April 6, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Summit Crossing located in Crown Point, Indiana.

April 6, 2015

West Marine will celebrate the grand opening of its Chicago flagship on Thursday, April 23, and continuing through Sunday, April 26.

April 6, 2015

West Marine will celebrate the grand opening of its Chicago flagship on Thursday, April 23, and continuing through Sunday, April 26.

March 31, 2015

Torrid, the edgy plus-sized apparel division of Hot Topic, will open a flagship on State Street in Chicago, on April 8. It’s part of 60 stores the retailer is planning to open across the country this year.

March 31, 2015

Torrid, the edgy plus-sized apparel division of Hot Topic, will open a flagship on State Street in Chicago, on April 8. It’s part of 60 stores the retailer is planning to open across the country this year.

March 20, 2015

AT&T has converted part of its Michigan Avenue flagship in Chicago into a digital interactive museum about the history of communication, from the original patent for the first telephone to modern mobile technologies.

March 17, 2015

West Marine will open a new 20,000-sq.-ft. flagship Midwest store on North Halsted Street in Chicago on April 23.

March 17, 2015

West Marine will open a new 20,000-sq.-ft. flagship Midwest store on North Halsted Street in Chicago on April 23.

March 11, 2015

A majority (82%) of shoppers look for coupons before grocery shopping, according to the Market Track 2015 Shopper Insight Survey.

March 10, 2015

Under Armour has opened its largest store to date, on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. With nearly 30,000 sq. ft. of retail space, the store is designed to provide an immersive and interactive brand experience.

March 6, 2015

Rebecca Minkoff has tapped into a sweet spot when it comes to integrating the best of online and offline retail.

March 3, 2015

Expect another busy year of retail mergers and acquisitions, according to an annual survey of retail CFO’s by BDO USA.

February 18, 2015

Customer reviews are now an expectation, not an option, for e-commerce sites.

February 11, 2015

SRS Real Estate Partners has named Kevin Boyd as senior VP and co-market leader in the Chicago office.

February 11, 2015

SRS Real Estate Partners has named Kevin Boyd as senior VP and co-market leader in the Chicago office.

February 11, 2015

According to a new study of 1,000 brands and retailers from PowerReviews, more than half (57%) of online shoppers reported specifically seeking out websites with product reviews.

February 10, 2015

One of the interesting retail real estate trends I’ve been seeing pick up steam in the last couple of years is the willingness of many retailers to look beyond the traditional mall locations. Many are choosing locations on “hot streets,” bustling avenues within major communities that happen to be the retail hub, or in the downtown/village center area of the market.

February 2, 2015

Target Corp. is opening 15 stores this year, with an emphasis on its smaller-sized TargetExpress format as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

January 21, 2015

Whole Foods Market plans to open six new locations in Chicago, four of which will open in May, according to Crain’s Chicago Business.

January 21, 2015

Whole Foods Market plans to open six new locations in Chicago, four of which will open in May, according to Crain’s Chicago Business.

January 20, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of The Columbian Retail Shops in Chicago.

January 20, 2015

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of The Columbian Retail Shops in Chicago.

January 15, 2015

Bob’s Discount Furniture has leased a 751,966-sq.-ft. warehouse and distribution building in Shorewood, Illinois, as it prepares to expand its growing retail furniture business into the Chicago area.

December 22, 2014

Top commercial construction trends for 2015 include an increase in retail and restaurant ground-up construction and a rise in shopping mall renovations, according to national general construction firm  Englewood Construction.