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15 Jun 2022

Make no Mistake: Brick-and-Mortar Is “Paramount” to the Retail Experience

  The Synergy Between Online & Brick-And-Mortar Long before COVID-19 spread, retailers were experiencing a different kind of epidemic: e-commerce was capturing consumer attention and pulling business away from in-store operators. Online shopping’s growth seemed at odds with brick-and-mortar retail, and investors launched defensive acquisitions and operations strategies in response. That was a mistake, says Matt […]
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20 Oct 2018

Do You Really Know Your Tenant?

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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20 Oct 2018

Is Your Convenience Store Still Convenient?

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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19 Oct 2018

Walmart Teams with AAP to Launch Online Specialty Auto Parts Store

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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3 Oct 2018

Game On: Drugstores Battle to Compete with Amazon

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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6 Aug 2018

Industrial Report – 2018

The industrial market has risen above other property types as a direct result of e-commerce, global trade, changes in manufacturing, and retailers optimizing their supply chains to meet consumer demands. The following report expands on how the industrial market differs from other commercial real estate properties, what is driving the market, and what trends and […]

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2 Aug 2018

Texas Multifamily Market Update | Connect Media Q&A with David Harrington

A year ago, Connect Media sat down with Matthews Real Estate Investment Services’ David Harrington, to ask him why the Southern California company was hanging its shingle in North Texas. At the time, Harrington, who is Matthews’ executive vice president and national director multifamily, was speaking at the annual Connect Texas Multifamily Conference. Mr. Harrington is […]

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31 Jul 2018

Top Trends in Industrial Real Estate

Did you know that Industrial transaction volume reached $72.2 billion in 2017, according to Real Capital Analytics? We’ve all heard the buzz surrounding the industrial sector right now and our latest infographic explores what’s going on in industrial real estate: Shallow Bay buildings Micro Distribution Centers Aging Manufacturing Sites Data Centers And More! Click here […]

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24 Jul 2018

7 Ways To Prepare Your Multifamily Asset For Sale

Although selling a multifamily building is substantially more complex than other assets, the goal tends to remain the same: maximizing value. While there are several ways to achieve maximum value throughout an asset’s lifetime, minimizing leverage during the sale process will play a considerable role in preventing renegotiation of the sale price. Prior to going […]

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28 Jun 2018

Albertsons: Sale-Leasebacks & Mergers – What’s Next?

In today’s changing retail landscape, we often see news updates delivering a solemn message of yet another giant taking a hit in the market. Grocers that have traditionally dominated the market and shown strong sales growth are succumbing to the perils of the ever-changing grocery industry. In January of 2018, the Walmart owned retail warehouse, […]

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