Retail

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    Market report: Retail

    July / August 2021 (Magazine)

    As the world tentatively reopens, we report on how the true scale of retail Armageddon is becoming apparent. Retail was traditionally the second-largest component after offices in core institutional real estate portfolios. In recent years, investors and fund managers have been striving to reduce that heavy retail weighting, often in favour of logistics, residential and some alternative property sectors, as we analyse in this report.

  • CPI Property Group’s Olympia Teplice shopping centre, Czech Republic, is performing well
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    Retail: Is the price right, yet?

    July / August 2021 (Magazine)

    As the world tentatively reopens, the true scale of retail Armageddon is becoming apparent. Mark Faithfull asks whether the sector can still attract investors

  • Supermarket of the future
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    Retail: Europe’s grocers prove their value

    July / August 2021 (Magazine)

    Larger supermarkets had been slowing losing their appeal, and then COVID-19 struck. Mark Faithfull reports on how grocery real estate has responded to the pandemic

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    Retail: Burning down the house

    July / August 2021 (Magazine)

    One real estate giant is intent on leaving the US, one is buying up retailers and another wishes their multi-billion-dollar mall had burnt to the ground. Mark Faithfull reports on a year that upended US retail

  • The global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein are believed to host the world’s most powerful solar roof at PVH Europe logistics centre in the Netherlands
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    Editorial: Capital races into logistics and renewables

    July / August 2021 (Magazine)

    What’s in the July/August edition of IPE Real Assets?

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    Interview: Ryan Williams, Cadre

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    Stephanie Schwartz-Driver speaks to Ryan Williams (pictured), who launched US proptech company Cadre when he was in his 20s

  • Generali’s Bords de Seine 2 in Paris is leased to financial companies
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    Interview: Aldo Mazzocco, Generali Real Estate

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    Aldo Mazzocco (pictured), the CEO of Generali Real Estate, outlines the company’s strategy in light of COVID-19. Interview by Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

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    GRESB RE sector leaders: Lendlease

    January / February 2021 (Magazine)

    As the sustainability benchmark enters a new decade, IPE Real Assets talks to nine of the best-performing GRESB participants in 2020. Florence Chong reports

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    Portfolio: Constructing a transaction-based rent index

    November / December 2020 (Magazine)

    Can a transaction-based approach track commercial property rental growth? Malcolm Frodsham and Steven Devaney explore

  • The future of office demand is uncertain
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    Editorial: An existential crisis?

    September / October 2020 (Magazine)

    The rise of online shopping fairly quickly had people asking themselves: do I really need to go to a store? Today, the effect that Amazon, et al has had on bricks-and-mortar retail is clear to see.

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    Retail: How will consumers respond as lockdowns ease?

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    Huge uncertainty faces retailers and F&B outlets as they reopen. How will consumers respond and will their behaviour change for ever? Mark Faithfull reports

  • CBRE Global Investors is investing £16m (€17.8m) to overhaul the Angel Central shopping centre in North London
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    Retail: A year of shopping dangerously in Europe

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    Will developers and investors in an already battered European retail sector begin to see opportunities or just a spiralling decline? Mark Faithfull reports.

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    Retail: A vulnerable sector in the US

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    Will disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic be the nail in the coffin for traditional bricks-and-mortar retail in the US? Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

  • Shopping mall in Jilin City - Chinese stores are slowly recovering in the aftermath of COVID-19
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    Retail: Asia-Pacific first in line

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    Asia-Pacific has felt the effects of lockdown ahead of Europe and the US. Florence Chong reports on the malls on the frontline

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    Sale & leaseback: Corporate takeover

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    A growing number of cash-strapped companies might turn to their own bricks and mortar. Are the opportunities for sale-and-leasebacks about to widen? Rachel Fixsen reports

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    Retail: Will Hong Kong recover?

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    Hong Kong, which has long been a shopping mecca, has been hit by a double-whammy of COVID-19 and political protests. Florence Chong reports

  • The onmi-channel approach - Chinese e-commerce companies are beginning to open stores
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    Retail: All aboard the AliExpress

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    China’s largest online company has been opening physical stores, suggesting that the future of retail will not be exclusively digital. Florence Chong reports

  • AEW’s East Midlands Distribution Centre in the UK - global supply-chains will change after COVID-19
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    Logistics: Thinking outside the box in Europe

    July/August 2020 (Magazine)

    Online retail has gained more traction during the lockdown, but are there warning signs for an industry that has been flying high? Mark Faithfull reports

  • H&M is using the coronavirus crisis to push for a review of its rents
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    Analysis: Ain’t nothing going on but the rent

    May/June 2020 (Magazine)

    Today’s crisis is striking at the heart of the real estate rental income, an asset class renowned for its stable cash flows

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    China: CapitaLand’s map for growth

    March/April 2020 (Magazine)

    A long-time investor in China, the Singapore developer believes that opportunities are as abundant as ever. Florence Chong reports