NewMark Merrill Minute

July 2023

Heartstrings and Guitar Strings How leading with the heart can strengthen the community connections that define great centers. For NewMark Merrill, leading with the heart is more than just an aspirational ideal—it’s a cultural and operational blueprint for creating spaces and places that feel welcoming and reflect the true …

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June 2023

Arose in the Desert ICSC 2023 in Las Vegas was an invigorating reminder of why we strive for better every day. To no one’s surprise, the 2023 installment of ICSC Las Vegas was a memorable one. On the Las Vegas Convention Center floor, the event felt busier than it …

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May 2023

Acquiring Minds Jim Patton has been a part of the NewMark Merrill team since its very inception, helping launch what would become the lucrative and cutting-edge business it is today. In those wild start-up days, Jim's USC/Penn State education and advertising industry experience proved invaluable in his first role …

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March 2023

Outside Influence The prospect of warmer weather soon heralds the start of the outdoor season—and opportunities for retail owners and operators to use outdoor spaces creatively and engagingly. Spring has sprung, and with warmer weather almost upon us, getting out will soon be back in again. With nicer weather …

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February 2023

What's in Store? The significant trends and big ideas that will shape the future of retail. From pandemic disruption to economic turmoil, retail has experienced enormous change since 2020. For retailers and retail center owners and operators, one of the most exciting things about that isn’t the industry’s faster-than-expected …

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January 2023

Maintaining Momentum Leveraging holiday prosperity and building on seasonal sales. For so many retailers, the holiday shopping season has become an increasingly critical time of year—now starting earlier than ever. Still, the holiday period is more than just a chance to boost sales and take advantage of increased foot …

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December 2022

12 Days of NewMark Merrill The holiday season is about community, connectivity, and coming together. It's also about celebrating. And what better way to celebrate this most wonderful time of the year than by making a list (and checking it twice) of some of the ways in 2022 that NewMarkMerrill supported tenants and …

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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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