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Boston ICSC New England Conference & Deal Making Summary 2018

By Diana Perry on Tue, Jul 24, 2018 @ 12:07 PM

As we flip-flop between the Boston Convention Center in the Seaport and The Hynes in the Back Bay for another Boston ICSC New England Conference and Deal Making show, one thing was clear – things they are a changin’. From session, Women in Real...

Topics: ICSC, retail real estate, millennials, Boston ICSC 2018, CRE, grocery trends, women in real estate

Make Way for Distinctiveness – ICSC RECon Wrap Up 2018

By Diana Perry on Mon, Jul 02, 2018 @ 10:07 AM

Though ICSC RECon feels like ages ago and our suitcases are now stored, our feet finally heeled, it’s important to reflect on the show and look for key take-aways. It’s clear that our industry is changing and that’s not surprising but what is...

Topics: retail real estate, personalization in retail, social media in retail real estate, all blog posts, ICSC RECon 2018, ICSC RECon 2018 summary, millennials

My Secret Spring Cleaning Tool at the Office - Say Hello to Trello

By Diana Perry on Mon, Apr 09, 2018 @ 12:04 PM

Though we’ve had snow storm after snow storm lately, spring is on all of our minds and with spring comes rejuvenation which also mean, spring cleaning! No, I’m not talking about cleaning the dust bunnies out from under the bed or finding those...

Topics: commercial real estate, Marketing Tips, retail real estate, all blog posts, organization, Trello

The Big Facebook Update of 2018 and What You Need to Know

By Diana Perry on Wed, Jan 31, 2018 @ 17:01 PM

Now that it’s a new year, it’s time to check-in with our friend Zuckerberg and see what some of his resolutions are for 2018. There’s been article after article about Zuck wanting to overhaul Facebook’s algorithm which means big changes for you...

Topics: Marketing Tips, retail real estate, social media in real estate, facebook, facebook for business, social media in retail real estate, all blog posts, Facebook 2018, facebook tips for business

How Much Space You Should Lease For Your Retail Business

By Bill Beckeman on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

I would say that you need exactly 1,850 sq. ft., 2,307 sq.ft. or 4,202 sq.ft.  OK, you’re on to me – those are the actual measurements of spaces we are currently seeking to lease in our portfolio.  But seriously, how do you decide how much space you...

Topics: commercial real estate, Resources For Retailers, retail real estate, independent retailer, selecting retail space, Leasing Tips, store sizes, retail store sizes, space requirements, sf needed for retail store, store dimensions, average store size for convenience store, average store size for coffee shop, average store size for pizza shop, average store size for mexican restaurant, average store size for burger restaurant, average store size for yogurt store, average store size for ice cream store, average store size for dry cleaner, average store size of nail salon, average store size for fitness services

How To Lease the Right Retail Space For Your Retail or Service Business

By Bill Beckeman on Fri, Jun 03, 2011 @ 13:06 PM

So maybe you missed out on tying up a domain name like shoes.com. And anyhow, you’re not a web master seeking to create an Internet business that you can run from your bedroom.  You actually enjoy interacting personally with customers and you’ve...

Topics: Resources For Retailers, retail real estate, selecting retail space, Leasing Tips, Boston, consumer service business