Ways of Building Tenant Mix Strategies that Work in Retail Shopping Centers

In a retail shopping center, there are key factors to watch that can impact the shop tenant mix and the vacancy factors.  (NB – you can get plenty of retail shop leasing tips in our Snapshot program – its free)

As a leasing expert in retail you really do need to balance all of these issues mentioned below in any shopping mall and the shopping center, particularly when placing a tenant:

  • Positioning a new tenant in the retail cluster of tenants
  • Choosing rents that aligned to the local market and that are achievable for the long term
  • Lease documents that build the landlords investment position over time
  • Lease clauses that encourage the tenant to build their successful retail business

So there are things to do here.  I have said many times that ‘retail’ is perhaps the most unique and special part of investment property performance.

In this audio program, I talk about the special factors of retail leasing and tenant mix establishment.  You can get the audio here below:

Methods of Comparing Shopping Centers and Retail Performance

In retail property today, the typical retail shopping center is something special.  There are factors to understand with tenants, landlords, marketing, income generation, sales, and tenant mix.  You could say that a large retail property with multiple tenancies is a bit like a ‘big ship’ on a journey to a port called ‘Property Performance’.

The retail journey can be a challenge and all the issues within the property have to be optimized.   A retail business plan is something that will help pull everything together.

In this audio program, John Highman talks about the ways to compare retail property performance today.  You can get the audio here: