Research & Analytics

Convenience Stores Report Matthews

Convenience Stores Real Estate Future Outlook Market Report

DATE November 1, 2016 / Author


The convenience stores market remains incredibly strong as investor demand continues its bullish trend towards 7-Eleven, Circle K, Wawa, & QuikTrip assets. Convenience store retailers remain in expansion mode as they attempt to strengthen their respective positions in markets throughout the country. Since 2011, 7-Eleven has been one of the most aggressive convenience store chains […]

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Net Least QSR

Net Lease QSR Market Report

DATE October 25, 2016 / Author


With Fast Casual concepts biting at the opportunity to take down their competitors in both the QSR and Casual Dining space, it is clear that the top brands in the QSR (quick serve restaurant) space have continued to find ways to innovate. Mid-range fast casual concepts are struggling to keep pace with trends such as […]

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Auto Parts Stores Lead Retail Market Sector Report

DATE October 17, 2016 / Author


Currently, cap rates are stabilizing for the major auto parts stores. During the last 12 months, we have not seen cap rates drop for auto parts retailers, with the exception of stores located in strong markets. Research seems to suggest that it’s worth paying a premium for a well-located store, as the arbitrage isn’t nearly […]

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Drug Stores Remain Highly Competitive - Matthews

Drug Stores Remain Highly Competitive

DATE October 11, 2016 / Author


The immediate outlook for the net lease drug store sector remains stable. Because of the strong corporate backing and long term net leases, drug stores will continue to trade at aggressive cap rates. CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid are all strategically positioning themselves to new healthcare demands by acquiring key competitors. Walgreens $17 billion proposed acquisition […]

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Dollar Stores Lead Retail Sector Report

Dollar Stores Lead Retail Sector

DATE October 4, 2016 / Author


Dollar Stores are one of the most appealing sectors in commercial real estate with locations closer to residential neighborhoods, respectable sale records, aggressive expansion strategies and more. Leading the pack, Dollar General, Family Dollar, and Dollar Tree have been the largest players in the dollar store section. According to CoStar, all three bargain stores are among […]

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