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September 11, 2014

18 | 8 Fine Men's Salons has leased its first New Jersey locations in Somerset and Essex Counties. Winick Realty Group New Jersey broker Alison Cohen, the exclusive broker for 18|8 Fine Men's Salons in New Jersey, represented the salon in both transactions.

NEW YORK — 18 | 8 Fine Men's Salons has leased its first New Jersey locations in Somerset and Essex Counties. Winick Realty Group New Jersey broker Alison Cohen, the exclusive broker for 18|8 Fine Men's Salons in New Jersey, represented the salon in both transactions.

September 4, 2014

CSA decided, for the first time in our near-90-year history, to shine the spotlight on the retail brokerage community by naming 15 “power brokers” – real estate heavyweights who have made a real mark on the retail chains they serve and the markets they operate in.

Chain Store Age makes no secret of the fact that we are a retail publication – and have been since 1925. Our readership is retail headquarters executives and our content is directed toward, and influenced by, that very group.

In the September 2014 issue, however, we looked at another group – one that is integrally involved with retailers and often determines the success of a single store or an entire market:  retail brokers.

August 27, 2014

For the first time in eight decades of publishing, Chain Store Age has compiled a list of the nation’s top retail real estate brokers, ranking them based on number of retail transactions in 2013, dollar amount of those transactions and, just as importantly, reputation in the industry. From hundreds of nominations collected from retailers and brokerage houses earlier in the summer, we have selected 15 as our debut “power brokers” list.

August 27, 2014

For the first time in eight decades of publishing, Chain Store Age has compiled a list of the nation’s top retail real estate brokers, ranking them based on number of retail transactions in 2013, dollar amount of those transactions and, just as importantly, reputation in the industry. From hundreds of nominations collected from retailers and brokerage houses earlier in the summer, we have selected 15 as our debut “power brokers” list.

August 27, 2014

“It would be impossible to give someone in our business the power broker moniker unless they had demonstrated a high level of production, consistently over the long term — in both good and bad markets. It sounds easy, but it isn’t.”
— John Cumbelich, principal with San Francisco Bay Area-based X Team partner John Cumbelich & Associates

August 27, 2014

“It would be impossible to give someone in our business the power broker moniker unless they had demonstrated a high level of production, consistently over the long term — in both good and bad markets. It sounds easy, but it isn’t.”
— John Cumbelich, principal with San Francisco Bay Area-based X Team partner John Cumbelich & Associates

August 13, 2014

Retail brokerage firm Cohen Real Estate has added two new members to its brokerage team, augmenting the firm’s presence in New York City.

New York — Retail brokerage firm Cohen Real Estate has added two new members to its brokerage team, augmenting the firm’s presence in New York City.

Guy Saban joins Cohen as investment sales broker, and will provide real estate advisory and investment services to buyers and sellers who are seeking to expand, optimize, and/or diversify their real estate portfolios.

Max Garelick joins as real estate associate, and will work alongside Cohen VP Michael Cleeman to market retail, mixed-use and multi-family properties in Manhattan.

August 13, 2014

Retail brokerage firm Cohen Real Estate has added two new members to its brokerage team, augmenting the firm’s presence in New York City.

New York — Retail brokerage firm Cohen Real Estate has added two new members to its brokerage team, augmenting the firm’s presence in New York City.

Guy Saban joins Cohen as investment sales broker, and will provide real estate advisory and investment services to buyers and sellers who are seeking to expand, optimize, and/or diversify their real estate portfolios.

Max Garelick joins as real estate associate, and will work alongside Cohen VP Michael Cleeman to market retail, mixed-use and multi-family properties in Manhattan.

July 28, 2014

Global real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson has closed four retail and entertainment lease transactions in Hollywood, Santa Monica and Westchester.

Los Angeles – Global real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson has closed four retail and entertainment lease transactions in Hollywood, Santa Monica and Westchester. This collection of new leases, which carry an aggregate value of more than $3 million, points to an uptick in the Los Angeles retail market.

July 14, 2014

RKF has announced a number of promotions for senior brokerage professionals in its New York City headquarters office.

New York -- RKF has announced a number of promotions for senior brokerage professionals in its New York City headquarters office. The promotions come closely on the heels of RKF’s expansion of its New York headquarters space at 521 Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan.

June 27, 2014

In part seven of our series, PizzaRev’s senior management team, Irv Zuckerman and Rodney Eckerman, and exclusive broker and X Team International Partner Bob Haas, review the strategic “Test Kitchen” approach deployed to ensure seamless franchisee openings around the country.

In its PizzaRev case study series, CSA offers an insider’s look at the conception, initial rollout and growth of the southern California-based fast-casual concept PizzaRev. Likened to “the Chipotle of pizza,” this innovative chain lets customers choose from an artisanal array of toppings to craft their own pizzas very quickly in a high-end stone hearth oven.

June 20, 2014

Chain Store Age magazine is accepting nominations for its first-ever “POWER BROKERS” list, which recognizes retail real estate brokers who have garnered a top-notch reputation based on tenant rosters, sales and leasing transactions in terms of dollar value and square footage, as well as for demonstrating a positive attitude, high energy, proven results, and in-depth knowledge of the industry.

New York -- Chain Store Age magazine is accepting nominations for its first-ever “POWER BROKERS” list, which recognizes retail real estate brokers who have garnered a top-notch reputation based on tenant rosters, sales and leasing transactions in terms of dollar value and square footage, as well as for demonstrating a positive attitude, high energy, proven results, and in-depth knowledge of the industry.

June 13, 2014

Studio Movie Grill has acquired two leases for a 51,935-sq.-ft. building at the Town Center of Colleyville in Colleyville, Texas, according to Venture Commercial, the broker on the lease sale and assignment transaction.

Dallas, Texas — Studio Movie Grill has acquired two leases for a 51,935-sq.-ft. building at the Town Center of Colleyville in Colleyville, Texas, according to Venture Commercial, the broker on the lease sale and assignment transaction.

Following extensive renovations to the former Colleyville Cinema, the new Studio Movie Grill plans to open in late May.

May 12, 2014

Chain Store Age recently asked Corey Bialow to talk about the retail real estate trends he sees from his vantage point today. Here’s what he had to say.

Bialow Real Estate is a full-service real estate consulting firm dedicated to servicing the needs of retailers — local, regional and national retailers. Bialow provides all of the traditional functions of an internal real estate department including strategic planning, market analysis, site selection, lease negotiations and coordination of the fit out or construction process on through to store opening.

May 2, 2014

PizzaRev opened a concept test kitchen in Los Angeles in April 2012. Today, it has nine company-owned restaurants with 19 more company and franchised stores on the way.

“This isn’t just about our growth, but also growth in the fast casual pizza space,” said Irv Zuckerman, co-CEO of PizzaRev. In fact, the fast casual pizza space is much bigger than it was two years ago when PizzaRev opened its first concept. New concepts from well-known brands, such as Chipotle’s Pizzeria Locale, have opened up within the last year.

March 12, 2014

Two new tenants have signed into Warrenton Towne Center in Warrenton, Va., according to Divaris Real Estate, the broker representing Kalis Holdings, the landlord, in the transactions.

Virginia Beach, Va. — Two new tenants have signed into Warrenton Towne Center in Warrenton, Va., according to Divaris Real Estate, the broker representing Kalis Holdings, the landlord, in the transactions.

Regis Corporation leased 2,502 sq. ft. in the center for a beauty salon. The company owns, franchises or holds ownership interests in 9,763 locations worldwide.

February 18, 2014

BurgerMonger has taken a 2,700-sq.-ft. lease at Northwood Commons shopping center in Clearwater, Fla.

Tampa, Fla. — BurgerMonger has taken a 2,700-sq.-ft. lease at Northwood Commons shopping center in Clearwater, Fla. This will be the restaurants fifth location, according to Florida Retail Partners, an X Team partner and co-broker representing BurgerMonger on the transaction. National Real Estate Ventures was the other co-broker.

When the new BurgerMonger opens in April, the fast casual restaurant will have four locations in the Tampa Bay metropolitan area and one in Willow Grove, Pa.

February 11, 2014

Divaris Real Estate has named Read F. Goode, Jr. to the post of managing broker of its Richmond, Va., office.

Virginia Beach, Va. — Divaris Real Estate has named Read F. Goode, Jr. to the post of managing broker of its Richmond, Va., office. Goode will focus on commercial sales and leasing services, land and shopping center acquisition and development.

Goode has more than two decades of brokerage and commercial development experience throughout central Virginia. He joins Divaris from S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. where he specialized in commercial land development and sales.

February 11, 2014

Divaris Real Estate has named Read F. Goode, Jr. to the post of managing broker of its Richmond, Va., office.

Virginia Beach, Va. — Divaris Real Estate has named Read F. Goode, Jr. to the post of managing broker of its Richmond, Va., office. Goode will focus on commercial sales and leasing services, land and shopping center acquisition and development.

Goode has more than two decades of brokerage and commercial development experience throughout central Virginia. He joins Divaris from S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. where he specialized in commercial land development and sales.

January 20, 2014

In its PizzaRev case study series, CSA Online offers an insider’s look at the conception, initial rollout and growth of the southern Calif.-based fast-casual concept PizzaRev.

In its PizzaRev case study series, CSA Online offers an insider’s look at the conception, initial rollout and growth of the southern Calif.-based fast-casual concept PizzaRev. Likened to “the Chipotle of pizza,” this innovative chain lets customers choose from an artisanal array of toppings to craft their own pizzas very quickly in a high-end stone hearth oven.

December 30, 2013

IKEA plans to break ground on a three-level, 380,000-sq.-ft. building in midtown St. Louis this summer, according to Pace Properties, the broker selected by IKEA to help facilitate the chain’s expansion into the St. Louis market.

St. Louis, Mo. — IKEA plans to break ground on a three-level, 380,000-sq.-ft. building in midtown St. Louis this summer, according to Pace Properties, the broker selected by IKEA to help facilitate the chain’s expansion into the St. Louis market.

The site is a 21-acre redeveloped tract at the intersection of Forest park and Vendeventer avenues within the 240-acre CORTEX Life Science District in midtown St. Louis.

December 30, 2013

Kroger has acquired 12 acres at the Hampton Roads Crossing mixed-use project in Suffolk, Va., according to Divaris Real Estate (www.divaris.com), the broker that represented the seller, Terry/Peterson Investment Thirty, in the transaction.

Virginia Beach, Va. — Kroger has acquired 12 acres at the Hampton Roads Crossing mixed-use project in Suffolk, Va., according to Divaris Real Estate (www.divaris.com), the broker that represented the seller, Terry/Peterson Investment Thirty, in the transaction.

Kroger intends to construct a 113,361-sq.-ft. Kroger Marketplace on the site.

December 30, 2013

Kroger has acquired 12 acres at the Hampton Roads Crossing mixed-use project in Suffolk, Va., according to Divaris Real Estate (www.divaris.com), the broker that represented the seller, Terry/Peterson Investment Thirty, in the transaction.

Virginia Beach, Va. — Kroger has acquired 12 acres at the Hampton Roads Crossing mixed-use project in Suffolk, Va., according to Divaris Real Estate (www.divaris.com), the broker that represented the seller, Terry/Peterson Investment Thirty, in the transaction.

Kroger intends to construct a 113,361-sq.-ft. Kroger Marketplace on the site.

December 5, 2013

The Tabani Group has acquired the 578,666-sq.-ft. Prescott Gateway Mall in Prescott, Ariz.

Phoenix — The Tabani Group has acquired the 578,666-sq.-ft. Prescott Gateway Mall in Prescott, Ariz., according to CBRE, the broker that represented the undisclosed seller in the transaction.

 

December 3, 2013

European Wax Center has signed leases for two new Manhattan locations, according to Winick Realty Group, the broker that represented the retailer in the transaction.

New York -- European Wax Center has signed leases for two new Manhattan locations, according to Winick Realty Group, the broker that represented the retailer in the transaction.

The new locations at 95 Chambers Street and 295 Park Avenue South will bring the Wax Center’s total Manhattan store count to four. Both new locations are expected to open in the spring of 2014.