Retail – Page 4

  • New eyes
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    New eyes

    March 2010 (Magazine)

    Asset managers should find out what consumers really want fro m a shopping centre in order to ramp up performance, says Karl Kalcher

  • Getting defensive
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    Getting defensive

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    Investment activity in the European retail sector, while down, is holding up well relative to the commercial property market as a whole. Lynn Strongin Dodds investigates retail’s potential to ride the current storm

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    Down but not out

    March 2009 (Magazine)

    Despite grim news in the US retail sector, all is not doom and gloom for investors. There are bargains to be had and innovative retailers are still identifying development potential. Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports

  • Golden opportunity – for those who can wait
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    Golden opportunity – for those who can wait

    September 2008 (Magazine)

    While quality properties in Tokyo’s office and retail sectors are appealing and the city has major value-add opportunities, the liquidity drought in Asia is curbing market activity. Meanwhile economic concerns have boosted transparency, as Paul Benjamin reports

  • Shopper’s paradise?
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    Shopper’s paradise?

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    The case for investing in Asian retail is compelling but, as Paul Benjamin explains, getting one’s hands on a prize prospect is far from straightforward

  • Market view: rising sun, broadening horizon
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    Market view: rising sun, broadening horizon

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    The optimal combination of performance, size, liquidity, and relative risk make Japan an attractive destination for property investment.

  • Retailers get out of the rain
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    Retailers get out of the rain

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Despite being one of the most opaque real estate markets, Vietnam has a fast changing retail scene that offers exciting prospects, says Rik Mekkelholt

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    Early bird renewals

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    One thing that comes across clearly when talking to investors who have made commitments in China is how important it is to have good local partners.

  • Warm welcome awaits
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    Warm welcome awaits

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    The hotel sector has turned in better performance than mainstream sectors and its growing maturity now makes it at least a ‘must consider’ for pension funds. Paul Strohm reports

  • Choose your comfort option
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    Choose your comfort option

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    Pension fund real estate investors stand to gain much from successful investment in the hotel sector, but they must be clear about how involved they want to be in the operation, as Keegan Viscius reports

  • Europe’s rising giant: Istanbul
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    Europe’s rising giant: Istanbul

    July 2007 (Magazine)

    Exciting demographics have propelled Turkey up the league of investment appeal in spite of a shortage of stock and nagging political uncertainties, as Paul Strohm discovers

  • Retail delight
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    Retail delight

    July 2007 (Magazine)

    Neville Moss looks at the emerging shopping centre market in Istanbul where exceptional fundamentals present a solid long-term outlook

  • What’s bred in the bone
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    What’s bred in the bone

    July 2007 (Magazine)

    Hard’ factors such as regulation and liquidity only partly define the contours of real estate markets. The cultural stuff can be harder to negotiate. Shayla Walmsley reports

  • Taking on primary importance
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    Taking on primary importance

    July 2007 (Magazine)

    As Asia’s major centres struggle to meet the surge in investor demand the focus is moving to a vast tier of lesser ‘secondary’ giants where huge potential combines with significant challenges. Paul Benjamin reports

  • Sitting on a tax break
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    Sitting on a tax break

    July 2007 (Magazine)

    SICAVs have long been the investible UCITs structure of choice for property fund managers. Now some pension funds are finding a new use for them. Shayla Walmsley reports