NewMark Merrill Minute

November 2022

'Tis the Season With holiday sales representing nearly 20% of annual numbers (and even higher for some retailers), it’s not an understatement to say that making the most of seasonal shopping is a critical priority for landlords and tenants alike. Capitalizing on the lucrative holiday shopping season needs to …

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October 2022

The Domino Effect How one or two strategic tenants can have a positive domino effect—and how strategic merchant mix can transform new or underperforming centers into true community assets. As shopping center owners and operators can attest, one tenant can make or break a retail center. The right anchor …

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September 2022

Why the Right Thing is the Smart Thing In developing great retail centers, sentiment isn’t sentimental, and transforming communities is the definition of a win-win outcome. At NewMark Merrill, we are committed community builders. We create and sustain memorable and engaging retail environments and elevated experiences specifically designed to …

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August 2022

A Holiday Everyday The power and possibilities of retail programming outside of familiar holiday highlights Rich and engaging programming is increasingly understood to add meaningful and even dramatic value to retail environments of all shapes and sizes. It’s driven by the recognition that animation and activation isn’t an abstract …

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NewMark Merrill Minute

July 2022

When Leasing is Programming The art and science of building tenant rosters that drive traffic, build brands, and boost bottom lines For retail centers, quality programming is an increasingly popular and prevalent feature. From tenant activations to special events and promotions, creative and collaborative programming is an outstanding …

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NewMark Merrill Minute

June 2022

Partnership and Perspective Going the extra mile can be a difference-maker with tenants, especially during challenging times In commercial real estate, properties are commonly referred to as “assets,” with portfolios measured in square feet and dollar signs. However, retail environments are only as good as their tenant mix—and treating …

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