How Market Research Has Stayed the Same

Posted by Sam Lowder on Oct 12, 2018 5:30:00 AM

In August, we wrote a blog about how market research has changed over time—and there’s no question that it’s quite a lot. But as the saying goes, “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” Technology and the evolution of the digital era have definitely made their mark on the retail industry—and retail research. But there are many things about retail research that were true 25+ years ago and remain true today. Here are a few of the most notable:

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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Market Research, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Data Quality

4 Questions to Ask When Recruiting Tenants to Greenfield Developments

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

If you’re a broker working with a new-build shopping center or a developer filling your own center, it can seem like an overwhelming job at the outset. Step number one is identifying an anchor tenant that sets the tone for the shopping center and fits the customers that are likely to be attracted to your center. 

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Topics: Recruiting Shopping Center Tenants, Retail Recruitment, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry

Not All Hotspots Are Created Equal

Posted by Sam Lowder on Apr 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Anyone in retail research knows that there are many factors that contribute to the success or failure of a site. The question, of course, is how do you replicate your winners and avoid opening locations that end up as losers? One of our most valuable tools within SiteSeer can help you do just that: the hotspot analysis tool.

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Topics: Hotspot Analysis, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Analyzing Retail Sites

SiteSeer Will Be at the International Council of Shopping Centers New York Deal Making Conference

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 20, 2017 5:50:00 AM

From December 6 to 7, 2017, SiteSeer will be at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) New York Deal Making conference in New York City. 

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Come See SiteSeer This Fall at ICSC Regional Deal Making Conferences

Posted by Sam Lowder on Oct 10, 2017 2:57:12 PM

If you’re a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and will be at one of the organization’s upcoming conferences, be sure to make time to come see the SiteSeer team! We’ll be at the following conferences this fall:

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Come Visit SiteSeer at the International Council of Shopping Centers Western Conference & Deal Making

Posted by Sam Lowder on Sep 18, 2017 10:41:29 AM

We’re just two weeks away from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Western Conference & Deal Making in Los Angeles. The SiteSeer team will be there and we’d love to meet you!

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Topics: ICSC, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Come Visit SiteSeer at the International Council of Shopping Centers Florida Conference & Deal Making

Posted by Sam Lowder on Aug 21, 2017 2:19:11 PM

We’re just a week away from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Florida Conference & Deal Making in Orlando. The SiteSeer team will be there and we’d love to meet you!

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

4 Tips to Backfill Your Shopping Center When an Anchor Tenant Closes

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jun 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As a developer, property owner, or commercial real estate broker, your goal is to have the lowest vacancy rates in your shopping centers as possible. Sometimes that’s easy, other times not so much. But in the ever-changing retail market, what about when a shopping center loses an anchor tenant that was the main attraction for the entire shopping center? What is the best way to attract a replacement tenant that will prevent smaller retailers in the center from experiencing a significant decline in business or choose to leave?

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Topics: Retail Trade Area, Recruiting Shopping Center Tenants, Void Analysis, Demographic Data, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry

SiteSeer is Headed to the International Council of Shopping Centers RECon in Las Vegas

Posted by Sam Lowder on May 15, 2017 11:35:24 AM

We’re a week away from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) RECon, and we couldn’t be more excited. If you’re coming to ICSC May 21-24, don’t miss your chance to learn more about SiteSeer Professional in person. Our booth is N1124—stop by or schedule a meeting with us ahead of time.

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Attention Brokers: How Are You Identifying Potential Tenants

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 12, 2017 9:06:00 AM

Retail site selection done right is all about using data to your advantage. If you’ve been largely successful in leasing vacant space, it probably means you have a good process in place to determine what retail and service gaps are missing in a trade area and fill those demands in your shopping center.

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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Retail Trade Area, Void Analysis, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Market Potential