Research & Analytics

The Known Unknown of Costa Hawkins: How will the repeal affect multifamily in California?

DATE October 30, 2018 / Author


In November 2018, California residents are expected to vote on Proposition 10, a statewide Affordable Housing Act which would repeal the Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act and give cities the ability to impost rent-control policies. Proponents say Proposition 10 will fix California’s housing crisis but, opponents say it will do the exact opposite. The following […]

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Do You Really Know Your Tenant?

DATE October 20, 2018 / Author


4 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself Many investors mistake net lease assets to be zero-maintenance investments. Compared to other asset types, net lease investments are at the low end of the scale in terms of building maintenance, but they still require attention. While investors’ landlord responsibilities for the actual property are minimal compared to a […]

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Is Your Convenience Store Still Convenient?

DATE October 20, 2018 / Author


As the retail landscape changes and the number of options for consumers grows, convenience stores are forced to innovate to remain competitive. As a convenience store owner, it is imperative to understand not only how to weather these changes but also how to position your property for future success. Matthews™ explores pressing threats to convenience […]

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Walmart Teams with AAP to Launch Online Specialty Auto Parts Store

DATE October 19, 2018 / Author


This week Walmart announced a partnership with Advance Auto Parts to create an online automotive specialty store on Walmart.com. The new online store will complement Walmart’s automotive offering of common parts and accessories online and in stores, including an extensive assortment of tire, lube and battery services in more than 2,500 Walmart Auto Care Centers across the country. In the […]

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drugstores

Game On: Drugstores Battle to Compete with Amazon

DATE October 3, 2018 / Author


Over the past couple of years, the retail sector has seen significant changes. With the Amazon threat now looming over the pharmacy industry, we’ve seen mergers and acquisitions heavily increase to compete with the e-commerce giant. According to leading research, the drug store industry generates $271 billion in annual revenue with retailers CVS, Walgreens, and […]

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