This post was published first on ICSC’s The Centre of Shopping blog. ICSC’s European Retail Asset Management Group recently carried out a collaborative effort to determine their top asset management trends. ICSC will share the top 8 trends on their blog up until Christmas. The Group’s Chair Robert Bonwell opens the series with a focus on the […]
Jeremy Eddy, European Retail Capital Markets, JLL, talks transaction volumes, trophy deals and retail trends after a successful first half of 2015, which puts the firm on track for a record-breaking year in European retail.
Robert Bonwell explains why asset managers are paying more attention than ever to the power of a scientific leasing strategy. The cornerstone of any shopping centre asset is the asset manager – responsible for driving and enhancing the value of the asset. Their asset manager’s client could be an institutional fund, REIT, private equity group, […]
The Asset Manager must lead and Redefine Retail Places: Structural Retail change means the asset manager must innovate and enhance the future value of retail property. The retail real estate asset manager is in the power seat and has major levers of change for the retail property under their command and control: generating new income […]
Economic history indicates that an upturn follows every downturn; therefore it should not come as a surprise that the outlook for European retail is brightening. Consumer confidence is increasing due to sustained economic growth, job creation, lower inflation and the prospect of real wage growth. Of course headwinds remain and opportunities and risks are everywhere, […]