The Magnificent 7 – the new disrupted world of Shopping Places

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I have spent a large amount of time on planes recently, supporting the wider JLL business and ICSC on the launch of the research on Food and Beverage and its impact in shopping centres. You can download the report here. First of all I found myself in Austin Texas, participating in the “Food for Thought” […]

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Asset Management Trends: The Future of Data

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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 […]

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Why multi-sensory shopping could save the high street

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Fresh from two days of innovation and insight at ICSC European Conference in London, Shelley Matthews, European Retail Capital Markets, JLL, explains why the future of retail is all about ‘place making’. In the UK, there are more farmers’ markets opening than branches of Tesco, it’s indicative of the multi-sensory shopping phenomenon that is currently […]

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Asset Managers – They have the power!!

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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 […]

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London is now arguably the burger and steak restaurant capital of the world

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As Jones Lang LaSalle noted in our recent report ‘London’s West End: Review and Outlook’, London is now arguably the restaurant capital of the world, with Core West End at its epicentre. London’s dining industry is in good health; in a recent Zagat survey, 40% of diners claimed that London’s dining scene is better today […]

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