Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings (4 min)

Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings When Amazon Go launched earlier this year in Seattle, some customers reported an awkward feeling as they were leaving the store. This new shopping experience was so unfamiliar that it made some customers feel like they had just shoplifted or gotten their groceries for free but… Continue Reading Biometrics and A.I. are Changing How We Experience Buildings (4 min)

How FASB’s New Guidance on Lease Accounting Will Affect Co-Working Companies (4 mins)

Beginning December 15th, 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Accounting Standards Update (ASU) issued in February 2016 will go into effect, requiring organizations that lease assets to recognize on the balance sheet the assets and liabilities for the rights and obligations created by those leases. The ASU will take effect for public companies for… Continue Reading How FASB’s New Guidance on Lease Accounting Will Affect Co-Working Companies (4 mins)

The Impact of Assault-Style Weapons Bans on Retail Real Estate (5 mins)

In response to the events from last month and the proposed measures in Congress, some retail giants have already put their own store policy reforms into place. Earlier this month, Dick’s Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell military-style semi-automatic rifles or high-capacity magazines and it will require customers to be at least… Continue Reading The Impact of Assault-Style Weapons Bans on Retail Real Estate (5 mins)

Dollar Stores: Finding a Multi-billion Dollar Niche

Photo Credit: Commons Retail properties in the US are sliding again. After two years of more favorable investor sentiment, retail has become the lowest ranked property type in 2017 amongst investors, developers, and retail operators. There are however, some areas in retail that standout against these falling figures. One retail type seems to be doing… Continue Reading Dollar Stores: Finding a Multi-billion Dollar Niche

The Future of the Big-Box Industry with E-Commerce

        As many retailers continue to face reduced sales and store closures due to Amazon and other e-commerce alternatives, several of the big box names are pushing back with a combined tactic of partnering with Google, closing down and converting underperforming stores into distribution fulfillment centers, and focusing on growing stores near… Continue Reading The Future of the Big-Box Industry with E-Commerce

Creative Reuse: How Developers Can Take Advantage of Excess Retail Parking Space

As driverless cars begin to hit the market and ride share services such as Uber and Lyft continue to thrive in the majority of US cities, developers are beginning to reconsider the parking lot landscape in the multifamily, office, and retail arenas. This shift can be seen even more in retail, however, due to its… Continue Reading Creative Reuse: How Developers Can Take Advantage of Excess Retail Parking Space

Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap Up: Morning Panels

On October 13, 2017, the 35th annual Cornell Real Estate took place at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan. Over 300 people attended the conference, including students, faculty, and industry professionals. The topic of the conference was “Mega Trends Impacting The Real Estate Industry”. The conference was an attempt to ask the major changes in where… Continue Reading Cornell Real Estate Conference Wrap Up: Morning Panels

Richard Baker, Hudson’s Bay Executive Chairman, and Laura Pomerantz, Cushman & Wakefield Vice Chairman and Head of Strategic Accounts: Cornell Real Estate Conference How and Where We Shop Discussion Speakers

The 35th Annual Cornell Real Estate Conference is pleased to feature Richard Baker (SHA ’88), Executive Chairman of Hudson’s Bay, and Laura Pomerantz, Vice Chairman and Head of Strategic Accounts of Cushman & Wakefield, as part of the How and Where We Shop Discussion. This discussion will examine where the current shift from brick and… Continue Reading Richard Baker, Hudson’s Bay Executive Chairman, and Laura Pomerantz, Cushman & Wakefield Vice Chairman and Head of Strategic Accounts: Cornell Real Estate Conference How and Where We Shop Discussion Speakers

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Retail Centers

The electric vehicle market is experiencing massive growth, with the popularity of EVs such as the Chevrolet Volt, the Nissan Leaf, and the Tesla leading the charge. While gas-powered cars rely on one of the hundreds of thousands of gas stations across the nation for refueling their cars, most EV drivers currently use the home… Continue Reading Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Retail Centers