Retail

Retail
20.01.2021 Author/s: Dr. Joseph Frechen

Concepts for Better Times

The Corona pandemic and digital changes are causing headaches for tenants and landlords of retail properties. What measures can be taken to regain the upper hand? The topics of restructuring and repositioning are undoubtedly on the agenda for the next few years
Retail
20.11.2020 Author/s: Dr. Joseph Frechen, Ralf Koschny

Different situation, new opportunities

The number of shops, especially in city centres, has been declining for years - now more than ever. What was considered a good retail location yesterday may be vacant today. Retailers and investors have to redesign their location policies. We explain how the changed situation is affecting the locations and rents of city centres, city districts, shopping centres, retail parks and local supply
Retail
04.08.2020 Author/s: Dr. Joseph Frechen

Eight Trends in Germany's Highstreets

Everyone can see it: the top shopping streets and shopping centres are changing. An interactive tool that we developed on behalf of BMO Real Estate Partners makes future structural changes and opportunities visible for 141 German cities. The report also shows eight trends that will shape our highstreets in the future
Retail
07.11.2019 Author/s: Dr. Joseph Frechen

Lifestyle Fads Generate Tailwind in Food Retailing

The growth in the food retail trade continues unchecked. Even before the hype surrounding the Beyond-Meat burger set in, it became quite obvious: Retailers and operators engage in pinpoint quests for innovation in order to keep their consumers happy. For the 14th Retail Real Estate Report of Hahn Group, we analysed the latest developments in major retail sectors
Retail
04.09.2019 Author/s: Ralf-Peter Koschny

Rent Cuts in the German Retail Trade – What’s the Story?

Many landlords and investors of retail properties lament that it has become virtually impossible to maintain the level of passing rents when negotiating or renewing lease agreements. Then again, landlords of shopping centres or commercial buildings in particular confirm that they do see upside potential in sound locations. Let us take a look at the various asset classes to see what is happening
Retail
11.02.2019 Author/s: Ralf-Peter Koschny

High-Street: Problem Child or Perennial Cash-Cow?

Signa’s takeover of Kaufhof implies a commitment to high-street retailing, as does the fact that online retailers are opening physical stores in prime high-street pitches. At the same time, sales figures are caving in, and investors expect no further rent increases. So, what is the way forward for high-street retailing? A brief commentary
Retail
31.10.2018 Author/s: Dr. Joseph Frechen

High-Tech Mirrors and Talking Storefronts – Physical Retailing Reloaded

Principally, retailers leave nothing to chance on their premises. But so far, only a few bold forerunners have implemented genuinely innovative technologies in their retail units. Especially shopping centres and high-street pitches will not get around the need to introduce certain new technologies