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5 Factors That Drive Traffic to Your Shopping Center

Posted by Sam Lowder on Apr 15, 2019 8:35:00 AM

If you’re a shopping center owner or a marketer for a shopping center, one of the most important investments of your time is to understand what your shoppers and area consumers think about your center.

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Topics: Retail Trade Area, Recruiting Shopping Center Tenants, Void Analysis, Retail Industry

Five Tips for Creating a Retail Leasing Plan

Posted by Sam Lowder on Feb 27, 2019 6:00:00 AM

When you’re a shopping center developer or owner, your number one goal is to fill that center with the best tenants. Vacancies not only cost you money on their own, but also hurt your ability to attract strong tenants in the future. 

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Topics: Void Analysis, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry

6 People/Users Who Need Void Analysis to Enhance Their Businesses

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 29, 2019 2:39:36 PM

Maybe you’ve heard of the importance of running a void analysis when you’re recruiting retailers for your shopping center or trying to identify chain stores that are missing from your community. SiteSeer Professional’s tool, Void Analysis, is very beneficial—and not just for the broker or shopping center developer. Here are six people/users that should be using Void Analysis to grow the smart way: 

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

Why Should You Be Using Void Analysis?

Posted by Sam Lowder on Oct 26, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Brokers and developers: if you knew that you could close more deals by making an easy change to your methods, would you make that change tomorrow?

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Topics: Void Analysis, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry

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

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