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InterFace Denver Retail

Western Real Estate Business magazine, Shopping Center Business magazine and the InterFace Conference Group are pleased to announce the third annual InterFace Denver Retail conference will take place on June 13th at the JW Marriott Cherry Creek. This conference will discuss the changing retail environment and its effect on Denver retail. Hear from the most active retail players from the Denver area on how they see retail growth and opportunities. Plus learn who is leasing, building, buying, …

InterFace Carolinas

If you are active in commercial real estate in North Carolina or South Carolina, please save the date of May 30th to join us for the 10th annual InterFace Carolinas conference. Southeast Real Estate Business and Shopping Center Business magazines will cohost the event along with InterFace Conference Group. The conference will take place on May 30th at the Hilton Charlotte City Center. The event will feature a keynote speaker, six high-level panel sessions and numerous networking …

McAllen’s Retail Rents Hold Flat as Occupancy Reaches Record Mark

Despite the fact that demand for retail space in McAllen is at an all-time high, average asking rents are not rising at rates that preclude new users from entering and expanding within the market. According to the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, the retail occupancy rate currently stands at just under 95 percent. The user base is balanced between big box home furnishing and service tenants, neighborhood retailers providing essential services, entertainment concepts and both national and regional …

Creativity, Flexibility Are Paramount in Milwaukee’s Retail Market

Milwaukee, a city known for beer, motorcycles and baseball, is currently in a position of shifting from what was once perceived as the normal retail marketplace into the new age of retail. This type of retail is ever-changing and has a deeper focus on experiential activities and artisanal food. These two words, “experiential” and “artisanal,” are frequently being used to describe where the retail landscape is heading. Online competitors, as well as changing consumer preferences, are …

Long Island Serves as Launchpad for New Retail Concepts

Long Island represents one of the most sought-after suburban retail markets in the Northeast. It’s almost guaranteed that when a retailer opens on Long Island — especially concepts centered on fast-casual dining, boutique fitness experiences and specialized beauty services — it becomes a top performer in the chain’s overall portfolio. Service-oriented retailers are quickly replacing concepts cannibalized by online shopping and are proving to be wildly successful in this important …

Construction Is Booming for Milwaukee Multifamily Market

It is widely acknowledged among commercial real estate professionals in the Milwaukee market that we are in the midst of a renaissance of sorts — certainly the most exciting period in the past few decades to be actively involved in the industry. From the Harbor District to the Deer District (the newly branded area around Fiserv Forum), new neighborhoods and exciting destinations are sprouting up. This resurgence continues to attract residents and developers who are quickly creating the …

Originality, Variety Define Success in Austin’s Restaurant Scene

Austin’s retail and restaurant market is rapidly becoming one of the hippest and most dynamic scenes in the country, as new concepts are flocking to the state capital in lockstep with its remarkable job and population growth. The push by both new and established retailers and restaurants to grab a piece of the Austin pie has driven the city’s retail occupancy rate to roughly 93 percent. Annual rent growth has exceeded 10 percent at Class A properties in submarkets such as the …

InterFace San Diego Retail Real Estate

The InterFace San Diego Retail Real Estate Conference will discuss the changing retail environment, activity at the Port of San Diego and its effect on San Diego retail. Hear from the most active retail players in the San Diego area about retail growth and opportunities. Plus learn who is leasing, building, buying, selling and financing retail projects in San Diego. Western Real Estate Business, Shopping Center Business, California Centers and the InterFace Conference Group will host the …

Redevelopment Defined Fort Worth Retail Market in 2018

2018 was a year of redevelopment, adjustment and correction for the Fort Worth retail market. Some real estate professionals believe this activity was the result of the collective, pent-up demand among quality retailers for a store presence in Fort Worth. Some believed they that could duplicate the atmosphere created by The Domain, a 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use destination in Austin that has achieved tremendous success. The previous three years saw more than 2.5 million square feet of …

The Resilience and Importance of Retail in Indianapolis

While Indiana is well known for the Indianapolis 500, the state’s economy is firing on all cylinders and experiencing noteworthy job growth. Indiana’s marketing campaign, “A State That Works,” has been successful in attracting investment to the state by touting its highly ranked business climate, competitive cost of doing business, pro-business tax climate, low cost of living, extensive logistical infrastructure and access to strong educational systems.  In June 2018, Bloomberg …

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