Report debunks ‘retail apocalypse’ as more stores are opening than closing
via CSA Daybreaker, September 4, 2018, edition
Ask any given retailer and the story of whether they're thriving or struggling is likely to be different, especially in today's changing face of retail. “There has been a great deal of negative press about retail in the last two years,” said Greg Buzek, president of IHL Group. “Overall retail is very healthy… But there are vast differences in retail segments with some growing rapidly and others struggling.” For more information about their newest research results, read more.
NRTA Conference to Feature Forum
Changing Face of Retail and Office Real Estate–Let's Talk About It
At this year’s NRTA conference, we wanted to provide a forum where attendees can hear from industry leaders on ways to adapt and thrive in the changing real estate and retail landscape. To this end, we have put together a diverse panel of legal, real estate, development, leasing, lease administration and auditing experts to discuss the significant business and legal impacts of these trends on commercial real estate, including those discussed here.
Make A Difference in Houston!
This year's Expanding Knowledge Conference will once again feature a community outreach day, working with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston at two different locations.
For more information about the types of work needed, visit the Make A Difference section on our National Conference page.
Volunteers need to download the Volunteer registration form (direct download), complete it, and email it back to the NRTA office. Please note that you will not be registered to volunteer without completing this process.
Save the Date: Sept. 30–Oct. 3, 2018
This year's Expanding Knowledge Conference, to be held at the Houston Marriott Marquis in Houston, TX is expected to once again attract hundreds of real estate professionals concerned with retail and commercial lease management responsibilities.
If your career is tied to the job of managing your company's square footage, this conference is for you.
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Increasing ROI Through Conference Attendance
How does sending your staff to the National Retail Tenant’s Association (NRTA) annual conference increase ROI?
Return on Investment (ROI) is typically used as a performance measure, designed to evaluate the efficiency of an investment. If the work we do as lease administrators, lease auditors, and real estate managers is important–and it is–why don’t we evaluate its value using a measure like ROI, the way the C-Suite does, comparing it against other cost reduction activities and projects allowing us to clearly demonstrate its impact? read more