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Bridgestone
12 Nov 2015

Bridgestone Acquires Pep Boys: How will this affect you?

On Tuesday, October 27th Bridgestone announced its decision to acquire Pep Boys at $15 per share or $835 million. This decision did not come as a surprise to most considering Pep Boys revenue has been roughly flat over the past four years. The acquisition attempt has already received approval by the Pep Boys board of […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM
7 Nov 2015

Walgreens Acquires Rite Aid: 3 Potential Outcomes

Walgreens has announced plans to purchase Rite Aid in a $17.2 billion deal that would make it the largest pharmacy chain in the United States with more than 13,000 stores compared to current market leader, CVS’, 10,000 stores (including the purchase of Target pharmacies). There had been speculation about Walgreens’ interest in purchasing Rite Aid […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM
22 Oct 2015

10 Things to Understand About Cap Rates

The capitalization rate (Cap rate) is the rate of return on the expected net income the property will generate based on the purchase price. In order to simplify decision-making for investors, I’ll break it down to a tried-and-true methodology in its simplest terms. The cap rate is the market’s assumption of presumed risk of that investment […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM
5 Aug 2015

Is the Better Burger Turning McDonald’s into a Small Fry?

As you’ve likely seen in the recent press McDonald’s is downsizing for the first time in decades. According to the Associated Press, the market leading Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) has announced plans to close 700 under-performing locations around the world within the 2015 calendar year. So why is this different from the mass restaurant closings […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM
19 Jul 2015

3 Questions: Omni-channel Retail with Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM

There’s a trend that is changing the retail customer’s shopping experience and, in turn, the way successful retailers conduct business to meet modern-day customer conveniences, needs, and wants. E-commerce has not replaced the brick and mortar retail industry, however, this trend indicates that it is changing the shopping and selling experience. We interviewed Kyle B. […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM
16 Jul 2015

2015 Retail Store Closings & Openings

Tenant Super Cuts Great Clips Sport Clips Haircuts Sally Beauty Ulta Halloween Adventure Halloween City Spirit Halloween Superstores At&T Mobility T-Mobile Current Stores 10,000 3,700 1,500 4,000 470 3,000 400 1,200 2,500 3,100 2015 Projected 100 150 100 55 60 200 100 100 50 30

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM
1 Jul 2015

Brick and Mortar vs. E-Commerce

The panic over E-Commerce crushing brick and mortar has long set in. Much of this is thanks to the megaphone-touting mass media outlets striking fear into retailers for years with headlines like “The End of Brick and Mortar” and “Brick and Mortar: Dead in the Water.” Despite these terror-striking headlines, you can be genuinely optimistic […]

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Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM
5 Jan 2015

2015 State of the Retail Market with Kyle B. Matthews, CCIM

The State of the Retail Market is strong! Interest rates remain low from 2014 and into 2015. A strengthening US economy, increased consumer spending in retail, falling vacancy and rising rental rates, as well as positive net absorption in major markets all indicate a good year for retail. Due to the low cost of debt, […]

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