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Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties: Investment, Development, Financing, and Management

Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties: Investment, Development, Financing, and Management

John R. White (Editor), Kevin D. Gray (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-04002-6 March 1996 528 Pages


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Shopping centers and other forms of retail properties continue tobe among the soundest real estate investments in North America. Butretail property is a highly specialized field of real estatedevelopment with a unique and complex set of legal, financial,development, management, and marketing variables about whichinvestors and developers must possess a sound working knowledge.Now this book arms with you with that knowledge, and muchmore.

The most comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date resource of itskind, Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties covers everyvital aspect of negotiating, buying, selling, developing, managing,and marketing shopping centers and other retail properties. EditorsJohn R. White and Kevin D. Gray, of the leading real estateconsulting firm Landauer Associates, and an all-star team ofexperts in the field of shopping center and retail propertydevelopment, share everything they know about:
* All important legal issues
* Investment and feasibility analysis
* Valuation requirements and performance measures
* Planning, designing, and renovating retail properties
* Developing and investing in local and community shopping centers,highway retail centers, and regionals and super regionals
* Operating and managing retail centers
* Mortgage financing and financing through public and privateequity issues
* Space marketing and lease terms
* Macro and micro market analysis
* And much more

Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties is an indispensableworking resource for both new and experienced retail propertyinvestors and developers as well as those who work with them,including attorneys, accountants, analysts, appraisers, planners,managers, brokers, and consultants.

"Timely insights into an industry undergoing tremendous change."--

For both newcomers and seasoned professionals in retail propertyinvestment, this book provides a wealth of vital information onevery aspect of developing and managing shopping centers and retailproperties. Written by an all-star team of specialists in thefield, Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties:
* Provides expert guidance on financing, developing, operating, andmanaging shopping centers and other retail properties
* Covers analysis of retail market demand, investment andfeasibility analysis, appraisal, mortgage financing, financing byequity, new planning formats, and much more
* Serves as an indispensable working resource for investors,developers, attorneys, accountants, analysts, appraisers, planners,managers, brokers, and consultants

"An authoritative work that will be immensely useful to anyoneinterested in retail real estate." --

"Retail developments have become the key investments now targetedin real estate. No two people have commanded more respect forexpertise than this book's editors. There are many, many booksattempting to guide readers in this field. In my experienced view,none compares to the excellence and usefulness of this text." --
Partial table of contents:

Retailing in the Twenty-First Century (R. Blackwell).

The Investment Structure and Investors in Retail Real Estate (H.Mautner).

Analyzing Market Demand for Shopping Centers (R. Kateley).

Analyzing the Specifics of Retail Markets (C. Ray).

The Formats Employed in New Retail Strategies (H. Gelbtuch).

Planning, Designing, and Renovating Retail Properties (L. Josal& J. Scalabrin).

Developing and Investing in Regional and Super-Regional Malls(M. Bucksbaum & M. Bucksbaum).

Space Marketing and Lease Terms in Shopping Centers (M.Munaretto).

Operating and Managing Retail Centers (H. Carlson).

Various Means of Debt Financing for Shopping Centers (R.Jennings).

Sales Agency Marketing of Shopping Centers (G. Whitmore).

Appraising Retail Properties (P. Korpacz).

Accounting Aspects of Retail Properties (R. Lowe).