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Why It’s a Great Time to be a Retailer in South Florida

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Consumer confidence is at an all-time high both in Florida and across the United States. This, coupled with a low unemployment rate—the lowest since 2008, makes for an opportune time to be a retailer in South Florida. New to the JLL team, Zach Winkler brings his expertise of South Florida retail leasing to the JLL team and our blog.

Nationally, major markets are peaking quickly, with declines in rent appearing in the hottest markets, and… Read More

Clicks to Bricks: Why Online Retailers are Opening Brick and Mortar Stores

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Remember when merchants everywhere were racing to have an online presence?  Fast-forward a few years to an e-commerce market that has become so saturated that is it exceedingly difficult for new products to stand out. The solution: a return to the traditional brick and mortar.

More than 20 US e-commerce companies are estimated to have launched a physical presence in the past year. The ability to provide a hands-on shopping experience, personally connect with customers, and offer buyers the instant gratification of walking out of the store with… Read More

5 Trends to Watch in 2015 in Florida by Doug Irmscher, Market Director

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 JLL Florida Market Director, Doug Irmscher

JLL Florida Market Director, Doug Irmscher

#1 Tourism growth: Florida continues to deliver strong tourism numbers, from the Disney theme parks in Orlando to the beaches of Miami Beach, driving strong activity for the hospitality and retail sectors. This translates to demand from hotel and retail property owners… Read More

The 2014 Port, Airport & Global Infrastructure (PAGI) Research Report is out

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A distinctive analysis of seaport-centric industrial space in gateway U.S. real estate markets

Observing the influence of global economic drivers, including trade and cargo flows, socioeconomic and political factors, as well as port capacity and infrastructure investment, the report provides both a macro overview of current trends impacting the domestic sector in addition to detailed information on major seaports. Read the full report here.    

Some key takeaways: 2014 PAGI reportRead More