Gap Sues Westfield Over Mall Expenses as Tensions Rise in Retail World
As retail transitions between brick-and-mortar to e-commerce (or a hybrid mix of both), companies are increasingly trimming expenses to stay viable. This is where fundamental lease administration tools such as lease auditing are more valuable than ever because overcharges from incorrectly billed and processed charges that aren't in agreement with the terms of the lease can be costly. read the article
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Five trends in five years will reshape U.S. mall mix
via CSA Real Estate, May 31, 2018 edition
Expect the malls of 2023 to include new uses and experiences, as retail real estate responds to five major industry and demographic trends over the next five years.
That’s according to a new report from global think tank Coresight Research, which predicted that mall operators will move away from an apparel focus to create retail-and-services ecosystems that include a variety of uses. read more
Supreme Court considers future of online sales tax
via CSA Daybreaker, April 18, 2018 edition
As the U.S. Supreme Court evaluates whether online retailers should collect sales taxes, industry groups continue to urge the court to overturn the tax break adopted in the pre-Internet era. read more
Report: Mall vacancy rate is highest in six years
via CSA Real Estate, April 5, 2018 edition
Though leasing activity in the first quarter of any year is historically slow, new retail lease signings were especially light during the first three months of 2018. read more