Coworking: Coming to a center near you?

With an estimated 43 percent of the U.S. labor force working remotely at least some of the time and the sharing economy in full swing, it seems that shared office space is the next major opportunity in real estate. In fact,

CREJ

November 5, 2018

Sears bankruptcy leads industry to a crossroads

When Sears filed Chapter 11 protection on Oct. 15, the typical churn of media headlines and shopping center doom-and-gloom news cycle began anew. Quicker than it started, however, it spun, and the coverage began to

CREJ

November 4, 2018

Strong economy brings about staffing challenges

It is obvious the retail apocalypse, led by Amazon and other retail giants taking much of consumers’ shopping online, has left once crowded big-box retail locations noticeably empty, even with many creative promotional

CREJ

July 31, 2018

Personalize, customize to transform the experience

I spend half of my day listening to real estate experts and shopping gurus discuss the death of brick-and-mortar shopping, the demise of the mall and the end of retail as we know it. But I can assure you that, at least

CREJ

July 30, 2018

Form strategic partnerships for mixed-use projects

In a business where partnership is vitally important, it can be hard to determine which combination of teams is right for a project. Mixed-use is an asset class that requires the right partnership team as these developments

CREJ

July 30, 2018

Has ‘mall’ become a dirty word?

As retail properties work to stay competitive and reinvent themselves to reflect changing consumer habits, has “mall” become a dirty word? Regional malls are “general merchandise or fashion-oriented offerings; typically, enclosed with inward

Michelle Askeland

July 30, 2018

Denver stands out among peer cities, per report

It’s incredible the amount of information that goes into a retailer deciding where to locate or a property owner identifying the right tenant mix for a shopping center. While we have seemingly endless data on Denver’s retail

CREJ

July 30, 2018

Construction trends: Retailers seek spaces for social media and tech

If you’ve purchased a product at any brick-and-mortar retail location in the past few years, you know the way we purchase products has changed dramatically. Online shopping efficiencies continue to evolve and retailers

CREJ

July 29, 2018

Retail projects need carefully curated tenant mix

The retail landscape is constantly changing. We continue to see an evolution in the way we use and interact with retail. Gone are the days of transactional, one-size-fits-all retail. Experiential-driven retail and food and

CREJ

May 7, 2018

Food halls’ impact on Denver dining is undeniable

In Denver, it seems, the food hall is king. The metro area is currently home to six food hall concepts: Avanti F&B, Denver Central Market, The Source, Zeppelin Station Market Hall and Union Station in the city of Denver,

CREJ

May 7, 2018