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Atlanta retail news | JLL

​Stay up to date with current retail news, trends and strategies, both in Atlanta, and impacting local retailers and retail investors.

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  • Braves move just one factor in Cobb’s retail, office market

    2 June 2014 - The new Atlanta Braves stadium will be a boon to commercial real estate in Cobb County over the long term, experts say. But when it comes to its precise effects on specific office buildings and retail centers, the guessing games are in full swing. Read more at Cobb Business Journal.

  • Big-box sector shows big improvement

    8 May 2014 - Oh, what a difference a few years make, at least when it comes to big-box retailing. Due to the recession and a dearth of financing for troubled retailers, empty big boxes were a significant problem for landlords five years ago. That’s certainly not the case today. Read more at National Real Estate Investor..

  • Unsimple arithmetic

    May 2014 - Careless assumptions about online sales are muddying shopping center traffic and sales metrics, critics say. Read more from Shopping Centers Today (pg. 156).

  • Ground-up retail? It's happening in Atlanta

    16 April 2014 - There isn't a whole lot of new commercial real estate development taking place anywhere in the country, and the retail sector is no exception. However, the Atlanta area is proving to be the exception, and John Bemis, executive vice president and retail market lead in Atlanta and the Southeast for JLL (RECon booth C1001) shared that the city is seeing new projects going up. Read more at