Research & Analytics

Food Halls: How modern consumers & social media are setting the table for the dining experience 

DATE October 21, 2019 / Author


Consumers today expect an experience as soon as they step outside their place of residence, and are spending an increased amount of money on food, specifically eating out. Channel definitions are blurring, and a bevy of new options are combining the role of the restaurant, grocer, farmer, and concierge – concepts like Food Halls. Today’s […]

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The Breaking Up Of Retail | How Dividing Parcels May Help Investors Conquer the Market

DATE October 16, 2019 / Author


Historically, if an asset was well located, had the right credit tenancy, or was a dominant shopping center, an institution of REIT would be interested in placing large sums of capital. Today, things have changed, and investors must take into consideration: Surrounding demographics and if the shopping center still caters to the needs of the […]

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The Revitalization of Retail: The digital transformation driving next generation store experiences

DATE September 3, 2019 / Author


In the past ten years, we have witnesses some of the most dramatic changes in retail. From store closures to companies going out of business and some large retailers declaring bankruptcy– retail has endured a heavyweight fight with modern-day consumers and e-commerce giants like Amazon. There has also been an excess amount of media coverage […]

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2019 Casual Dining Outlook: How millennial appetites are shaping the sector

DATE August 23, 2019 / Author


The past 24 months have been a whirlwind for the Casual Dining sector. The struggle and subsequent adaptation to the declining millennial appetite for this asset class has dramatically shifted the sector. Investors have been aware for some time now that main concepts in the Casual Dining space have been declining in traffic, sales volume, […]

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Multifamily Operations

DATE August 15, 2019 / Author


The key benefits and attractions of investing in multifamily properties are that they can be transformed and repositioned to increase cash flow, and thus create enormous value. However, to maximize this cash flow, a multifamily owner must have strategic operations in place. The following article provides some guidelines to effectively and creatively increase the desirability […]

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