Data Partner Spotlight: INRIX

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jul 8, 2021 6:15:00 AM

When you’re in the retail business, location planning is a complicated process. There are many factors to consider when trying to ensure a location can be successful, but at the top of the list is making sure there’s plenty of traffic passing by that site (in other words: potential customers).

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Topics: Data Study, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Data Partner, Data Quality, Site Selection Analysis, Traffic Counts

Data Partner Spotlight: ChainXY

Posted by Sam Lowder on May 27, 2021 12:00:00 PM

When you’re a retailer, restaurant chain or real estate professional, it’s critical to do your homework. Our data partner, ChainXY, makes that much easier, with their chain locational data that allows real estate professionals that are conducting market research to make informed decisions.

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Topics: Data Study, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Data Partner, Data Quality, Site Selection Analysis

Are You Putting Model Builder to Work?

Posted by Lance Blick on May 14, 2021 1:34:19 PM

On May 19, the SiteSeer team is hosting a webinar on our Model Builder tool. We’ve updated this powerful feature and want you to have the latest and greatest information about how it works, what’s new and why you should use the tool if you’re a SiteSeer user.

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Topics: Model Builder, Location Profiles, Building New Locations

Take a SiteSeer Demo, Get a FREE UberMedia Report + FREE Void Analysis

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 8, 2021 5:30:00 AM

It’s a new year and time for a new deal from SiteSeer! 

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Topics: Real Estate Analytics Tool, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Void Analysis, Data Partner, Site Selection Analysis

Why Your Site Selection Process is Better with a Broker

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jun 23, 2020 1:33:53 PM

Step #5 in our Site Selection Checklist for making intelligent site selection decisions is to get the help of a broker.

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Software, Site Selection Analysis, Commercial Real Estate Analysis Software, Site Selection Criteria

Five Steps for Defining Your Site Criteria

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jun 15, 2020 4:15:47 PM

Step #4 in our Site Selection Checklist for making intelligent site selection decisions is to define your site criteria.

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Retail Site Selection, Site Selection Analysis, Site Selection Criteria

Capital Planning 101: Building New Stores

Posted by Sam Lowder on Dec 13, 2018 6:27:00 AM

Last month on the blog, we talked about capital planning that focuses on improving the stores and locations already in your portfolio to ensure they each fulfill their potential. If your capital plans include opening new stores as well, you want to ensure you are making decisions that maximize your returns.

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Capital Planning, Building New Locations, Retail Industry, Market Potential

Tips for Using Location Profiles to Build Models in SiteSeer

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jun 15, 2018 6:31:00 AM

Last month, we rolled out location profiles, which are templates within SiteSeer’s Model Builder tool. These profiles help users through the sometimes-arduous task of building models, whether they have a starting point already or need to cost-effectively build a model from the ground up.

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Topics: Model Builder, Location Profiles, Building New Locations, Retail Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry

Have You Built a Long-Term Expansion Plan?

Posted by Sam Lowder on Dec 15, 2017 6:32:00 AM

If you’re expanding your retail or restaurant chain without any sort of plan in place, hit the pause button. It’s one thing to plan the opening of one new location, but it’s an entirely different endeavor to plan for five or 50 locations.

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Building New Locations, Retail Industry, Retail Site Selection, Restaurant Industry, Market Potential

The Cost of Losing a Customer

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 10, 2017 2:41:00 PM

If you’ve read about the importance of customer service, you’ve probably heard that making customers feel valued and heard is good for much more than just your brand—it’s critical to your bottom line. We've talked before about the cost of a bad location. How about the cost of losing a customer? Sources around the globe say that the customer experience is at the core of your customers’ buying decisions and that the cost of losing a customer can be more than you think.

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Topics: Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Retail Industry, Analyzing Retail Sites, Restaurant Industry