If you’re a landlord or property manager, you know that leasing your small shop space has become increasingly challenging. Retail follows jobs and housing, and the recovery on both of these fronts has been slow.

Small business lending has showed lackluster growth, and competition from big box and online retailers continues to threaten small shops.… Read More

Store owner Sherrie Ammirato with her dog, Jessie

Store owner Sherrie Ammirato with her dog, Jessie

Sherrie Ammirato is used to seeing dozens of furry tails when dog owners bring their four-legged friends into her Doggie Bag store to shop for doggie treats, toys, and apparel. But this week, she’s also paying close attention to the tail-end of the holiday shopping season in the run-up to Christmas.… Read More

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REITWorld 2011 in review

Posted by Dave Henry Dave Henry
on December 9, 2011

REITWorld 2011 was a great conference. Now that our team is back from the show and we’ve shaken off the Thanksgiving respite, I wanted to recap how things went and share some of the biggest trends I see happening in the REIT industry today.… Read More