Cathy Kottwitz

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11 Items to Include in Every Retail Site Book

Preparing a retail site book can be a very time-consuming task. Here are the 11 items to include in every retail site book.

Jim Cramer -- Children's Place and the 'Hottest Retail Stocks This Week'

Children's retail is a hot sector, declared <i>TheStreet's</i> Jim Cramer, co-manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio.<p>And <b>Children's Place</b> (PLCE) has been …

Cramer: Buffett's Annual Report Is Chock-Full of Investable Ideas

You never get tired of Warren Buffett's annual reports, because he actually tells you something. Most annuals say everything's great and highlight …

When to Sell Your Stocks, Even If You're Still Bullish

As investors, we spend a lot of time on when and how to buy equities. Always searching for the right price, attempting to "call" a bottom, looking …

Investing

J.P. Morgan's 53 Top Stock Picks for 2016

In 2016, any upside to the <b>S&P 500 Index</b> will be "closely linked" to delivery of earnings growth, according to <b>J.P. Morgan</b>. Analysts from the bank …

Shrinking U.S. Shopping Malls Get Makeovers

Overbuilding, e-commerce force landlords to get creative with new developments<p>Visitors used to flock to the Highland Mall in Austin, Texas, around the holidays to stroll through the city’s first enclosed shopping complex and admire the giant Christmas tree crafted from poinsettia plants.<p>But this …

eCommerce

10 Factors for Determining the Best CRE Firm for You

<b>Independent vs. nationally-affiliated? Start your own company vs. join an established boutique? Be part of the Big 5 (CBRE, Colliers, JLL, Cush Wake</b> …

Tenant Representation

Retailers Focus on Large Distribution Centers, Small Urban Warehouses for Fast Delivery

<b>As third quarter fundamentals continue to show improvement</b> in the industrial sector, retailers are honing their distribution center strategy to meet …

Consider these points when negotiating for leasehold Improvements

The more money you want the landlord to kick in, the more prepared you need to be. At The Lease Coach, we will frequently recommend a tenant get a …

Perkins & Co | Winery Valuations – The Tangible & Intangible Nature of the Industry

• Business Models<br>• Operating Winery<br>• Contract or Virtual Winery<br>• Negociant<br>• Products & Sales<br>• Estate Winery | Return on Investment<br>• Virtual or Contract Winery | …

How Appraisers Value Vineyards

Anyone who owns a vineyard is interested in what it’s worth—particularly in these times of turmoil in the economy and reduced real estate values. …

The Seven Deadly Sins of Multi-Asset Investing

<i></i>Resist the siren call of short-term opportunity<p><i></i>When it comes to information, less is very often more <i></i>If everyone else is investing, probably best you …

Commercial Lending with David Manshoory

The commercial lending space is undergoing a sea change due to changes in technology and regulation with peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding …

Why Some People Almost Always Pick the Best Restaurant Site - Operations

<b>Location brings information together</b><p>Although the success of Culver's stems a great deal from the delicious food it serves, the company also relies on …

'Twilight' Was Right: Vampire Trading Can Make You Rich

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- If the daily grind of Wall Street is getting you down, maybe it's time to trade like a vampire.<p>How so? As any …

2015 Top 50 Commercial Real Estate Blogs You Must Read.

2015 Top 50 Commercial Real Estate Blogs You Must Read.

9 Commercial Real Estate REITs to Buy for Big Dividends

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With unemployment rates dropping this year and commercial real estate booming, it could be a good time to invest in …

5 Takeaways from ICSC RECON 2015 and How You Can Apply Them Today

Early this morning, I returned to my office after a 6 day road trip, which included a key note at the CRESA national conference and then, four days …

Crowdfunding Grows Up

Crowdfunding, or using the Internet to solicit funding from online investors, “has grown from a very new concept to a business strategy that is …

Developer hopes to bring stores to riot-damaged and vacant city buildings

For 29 years, Carl Verstandig's Pikesville-based company has been buying rundown, vacancy-plagued shopping centers in distressed neighborhoods and …

New ‘Tenant Star’ Label to Provide Energy Savings Perks for Occupiers

After being embroiled in Washington gridlock for several years, "Tenant Star"-- the first government-sponsored branding label issued to landlord and …

Leases or Licenses – Careful What You Wish For!

Just as we have previously reviewed and analyzed the differences between certain aspects of sharing property rights, landlords and owners are often …

Small Commercial Real Estate Market

• <b>Prices:</b> REALTORS® reported that commercial sales prices increased 4% year-over-year during 2014. Data for the LCRE market segment indicated an …