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(US) 4 Areas Of Retail Real Estate To Watch In 2016

In a Law360.com article published on December¬†23rd titled “4 Areas of Retail Real Estate to Watch in 2016,” Andrew McIntyre of Law360 writes about the changes we will see in retail in the new year. The four developing areas are: Unlocking Additional Value Moving to Smaller Spaces Opening new categories of restaurants Tinkering with the … Continue Reading

(US) Construction Allowance in Commercial Leases: Do You Want Income Taxes With That?

Negotiation of the construction allowance is an important part of most commercial lease transactions and usually centers around the size of the allowance and the type of improvements to be constructed. However, the tax consequences flowing from the construction allowance are frequently subject to far less negotiation. If the tenant owns the improvements after construction, … Continue Reading

(US) Pop-Up Retail: a temporary fix becomes a mainstream development tool

“Pop-Up” retail, the use of short-term sales space to house retailers in connection with a trendy seasonal or up-and-coming product has increased in popularity over the last several years. Target, Nike, Google and Microsoft are recent examples of retailers who have successfully opened pop-up shops. Recently, the concept of the pop-up shop has expanded beyond … Continue Reading

(US) Take the Over or Under? 2014 commercial real estate predictions

A new year brings the inevitable macroeconomic predictions and conjecture about how those predictions will affect real estate and capital markets, in addition to real estate asset class and market forecasts. The CoStar Group summarized 14 predictions it likes for 2014, and other real estate firms, such as Colliers International and Jones Lang LaSalle, offered … Continue Reading
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