After joining some industry peers for a recent Bisnow Retail Real Estate Summit panel discussion in San Francisco, it appears the REIT industry has consensus on several important business challenges and opportunities in the Bay Area.

My fellow panelists were Jeff Berkes, President, West Coast for Federal Realty Investment Trust, and Eric Hohmann, Managing Director, Property Investments for Madison Marquette.… Read More

Many investors are squarely focused on the “Big Six” markets — the New York metro area; the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore corridor; Boston; San Francisco; Chicago; and Los Angeles. But we also see a great deal of opportunity and value in many other strong markets around the country, in addition to the Big Six.… Read More

Many of the U.S.’s biggest retailers have expanded into Mexico over the past decade, and many of them have been in Mexico longer. Home Depot, Lowes, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Sally Beauty Supply, GNC, and Saks Fifth Avenue make up a short list of these merchants.… Read More

Big Lots. Dollar Tree. Express. J. Crew. Marshalls. These are just a handful of the U.S. retailers that have crossed the border into Canada in the past year or so. Many others aren’t far behind — including industry leader Target and, according to some reports, Nordstrom and Kohl’s.… Read More