June 1, 2015

The rebound in the nation’s economy is boosting retail sales and spurring an uptick in the number of retailers seeking to expand their presence in existing markets or grow into new trade areas. However, the boom does have a downside for those tenants, as most are finding out.

October 21, 2014

While mixed-use development is an aspirational goal for many communities and real estate professionals, the recipe for mixed-use success has been notoriously difficult to pin down.

September 18, 2014

Chain Store Age talked with Jeff Kuchman, Principal/Director Tenant Brokerage, Mid-America Real Estate Corp., based in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, about the company’s tenant representation business and how it has continued to take center stage.

June 13, 2014

A new retail building is reportedly planned for the site of a former adult entertainment club in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens.

May 29, 2014

Skincare specialist Infinite Beauty has leased its first New York City location at 1031 Third Avenue and 61st Street, according to Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive VP of Douglas Elliman’s Retail Group, which represented both the landlord and tenant in the transaction.

March 12, 2014

Two new tenants have signed into Warrenton Towne Center in Warrenton, Va., according to Divaris Real Estate, the broker representing Kalis Holdings, the landlord, in the transactions.

August 8, 2013

Chain Store Age sat down with Stephen L. Hittman, CEO, Crossroads Cos., to discuss best practices for developing supermarket-anchored centers. Here’s what he had to say:

July 15, 2013

A first-of-its-kind document could go a long way toward cementing the sustainability relationship between retailer tenants and their shopping center landlords.

June 14, 2013

Two new tenants have leased the last 3,500 sq. ft. available at Cameron Chase Village Center, according to The Rappaport Cos., the broker representing the landlord.

March 4, 2013

NAI MLG Commercial announced that Tim Janusz and Brett Garceau have been promoted to VP.

March 1, 2013

Marks & Spencer, one of the leading retailers in the United Kingdom, is set to unveil a new property lease policy under which all new M&S stores will have ‘green’ clauses as standard enabling landlords and tenants to better manage a building's environmental performance.

September 24, 2012

By Sandra Gold Slon, attorney, Los Angeles-based TroyGould

August 15, 2012

Last June, two organizations — Retail Industry Leaders Association and International Council of Shopping Centers — co-sponsored a sustainability initiative that ultimately would set the bar for landlord/tenant partnerships.

The last 14 months haven’t been without bumps. Forging positive, mutually beneficial programs that involve cooperation from shopping center owners and their retail tenants has long been one of this industry’s greatest — and most frustrating — challenges.

April 25, 2012

One of the biggest storylines in retail over the past few months has been the legitimately good news that retailers are finally back in the hunt for space.

April 19, 2012

Divaris Real Estate Inc. announced the following lease transactions were completed for several retail tenants:

September 23, 2011

Welco Realty, an X Team Partner, said it has arranged a lease representing Pier 1 Imports for Rego Center, in Queens, N.Y., for 8,500 sq. ft.

September 9, 2011

By Robert Machson, general counsel, Total Occupancy Solutions

August 19, 2011

Katherine Field Boccaccio, Senior Editor with Chain Store Age, discusses the importance of and trends with grocery store anchor tenants on Michael Bull's America’s Commercial Real Estate Radio Show.

August 18, 2011

Katherine Field Boccaccio, Senior Editor with Chain Store Age, discusses the importance of, and trends with, grocery store anchor tenants on America’s Commercial Real Estate Radio Show.

June 7, 2011

As part of our ongoing coverage of RECon, the annual retail real estate convention conducted by the International Council of Shopping Centers and held May 22-25 in Las Vegas, Chain Store Age talked with Adam Ifshin, president and CEO of Tarrytown, N.Y.-based DLC Management Corp., to get his take – post-convention – about the state of the industry.

What are your key takeaways from RECon 2011?

April 4, 2011

Sandra Gold Slon, real estate partner, TroyGould

December 1, 2010

Eighteen months ago, the word in retail was contraction. Talk of expansion was mostly shelved, pending some kind of palpable turnaround in the economy.


November 17, 2010

RMC Property Group announced that it has added tenant representation to its scope of services that currently includes leasing and management, brokerage, owner and developer.

October 11, 2010

What is an SNDA? Tenants who become tired when reading complex and lengthy leases may be tempted to skip over a paragraph at the end of the document that starts with the words “Subordination, Non-disturbance, and Attornment” (SNDA).  However, the SNDA language has taken on new importance in this economic environment in which it is no longer shocking to learn that a commercial landlord has walked away from the mortgage on his major office building.