February 18, 2015

Customer satisfaction with retail is down for the first time in four years.

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.

January 27, 2015

Schostak Brothers & Company has completed leases for five new tenants at its Northville Park Place property, located in Northville, Michigan.

January 27, 2015

Schostak Brothers & Company has completed leases for five new tenants at its Northville Park Place property, located in Northville, Michigan.

January 27, 2015

Pizza ordering continues to get easier and easier. Hungry Howie's Pizza has partnered with Revention to create a custom digital online ordering platform, a simple-to-use solution that allows customers to order from any internet capable device, whether desktop, tablet or mobile phone.

January 21, 2015

Madison Marquette announced that Brad Muth has joined the company as senior managing director, portfolio management.

January 16, 2015

Consumers are feeling bullish, buoyed by low gas prices and an improving job market.

December 29, 2014

Watch out Amazon, QVC is at your back—at least when it comes to  customer satisfaction. 

December 29, 2014

It’s no secret that neither the retail industry nor the technology industry has exactly achieved parity when it comes to granting women access to top-level decision-making positions.

November 26, 2014

Meijer is offering a 20% coupon on Monday, Dec. 1, which it is calling “Digital Monday,” through its mPerks digital loyalty program.

November 4, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Maple Hill Mall in Kalamazoo, Mich.

November 4, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Maple Hill Mall in Kalamazoo, Mich.

October 23, 2014

Mid-America Real Estate Corporation’s Investment Sales team recently brokered the sale of Fraser Shopping Center in Fraser, Mich.

October 23, 2014
Bloomfield Hills, Mich. -- Taubman will offer a special "Frozen" attraction at 10 of its shopping centers across the country from Nov. 6-Dec. 24. The attraction comes a few days before  Disney releases its "Frozen Sing-Along Edition" DVD on Nov. 18.  
October 15, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts plans to open 40 new restaurants in Michigan during the next several years, in addition to more than 60 currently operating in the state.

October 1, 2014

Ikea has begun significant demolition of a 30,145-sq.-ft. building adjacent to its Detroit-area store in Canton, Michigan.

October 1, 2014

Ikea has begun significant demolition of a 30,145-sq.-ft. building adjacent to its Detroit-area store in Canton, Michigan.

September 19, 2014

Urban Retail Properties, LLC, announced the acquisition of Oakland Square and Oakland Plaza in Troy, Michigan, by its parent company RAIT Financial Trust.

September 17, 2014

Home furnishings retailer West Elm will make its Michigan debut when it opens a store in downtown Birmingham, on Oct. 2.

September 11, 2014

Adam Goodman, VP of Mid-America Real-Estate-Michigan, announced the following leases:

September 2, 2014

Household purchases unexpectedly fell 0.1% in July, after rising 0.4% the prior month, according to figures released by the Commerce Department.

September 2, 2014

Eastwood Towne Center has signed J.Jill, who selected Eastwood Towne Center as their only location in Central Michigan.

August 13, 2014

Burger 21, founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, has executed its first franchise agreement in Michigan, under which a debut restaurant in Ann Arbor will open summer 2015.

August 12, 2014

A $2.2 million, 23,000-sq.-ft. retail center is reportedly planned for Kalamazoo, Michigan.