Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties: Investment, Development, Financing, and Management / Edition 1

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

The most comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date resource of its kind, Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties covers every vital aspect of negotiating, buying, selling, developing, managing, and marketing shopping centers and other retail properties. Editors John R. White and Kevin D. Gray, of the leading real estate consulting firm Landauer Associates, and an all-star team of experts in the field of shopping center and retail property development, 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 private equity issues
* Space marketing and lease terms
* Macro and micro market analysis
* And much more

Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties is an indispensable working resource for both new and experienced retail property investors 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 property investment, this book provides a wealth of vital information on every aspect of developing and managing shopping centers and retail properties. Written by an all-star team of specialists in the field, Shopping Centers and Other Retail Properties:
* Provides expert guidance on financing, developing, operating, and managing shopping centers and other retail properties
* Covers analysis of retail market demand, investment and feasibility analysis, appraisal, mortgage financing, financing by equity, 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 anyone interested in retail real estate." —

"Retail developments have become the key investments now targeted in real estate. No two people have commanded more respect for expertise than this book's editors. There are many, many books attempting to guide readers in this field. In my experienced view, none compares to the excellence and usefulness of this text." —

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471040026
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/15/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.31 (d)

Meet the Author

About the editors

JOHN R. WHITE, MAI, CRE, held an AB degree from Harvard and an MBAin marketing and real estate from New York University. He was thelong-term president, chairman and chief executive officer ofLandauer Associates, Inc., New York, an international real estateconsulting firm. He acted as a consulting intermediary in thepurchase or sale of the former Pan Am Building in New York,L'Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C., and the Bank of the Southwestin Houston, and he arranged $500 million in financing for theGeneral Motors Building in New York. John White was a board memberof 10 real estate, banking, insurance, and development companiesand received a dozen awards from civic and trade associations forhis contributions to real estate. He was the author of over 100published articles on real estate finance, investment, andvaluation, and wrote or contributed to four books. He was Editor inChief and contributing author of The Office Building: From Conceptto Investment Reality. He died on March 29, 1995, shortly aftercompletion of his work on this book.

KEVIN D. GRAY, CRE, is Senior Vice President of Landauer Associatesin New York, with 17 years of experience in investment consulting,retail planning, and architecture. He specializes in strategyconsulting and research for foreign and domestic pension funds,institutions, investment banks, and developers. Kevin Gray holds anMA in finance from the Yale School of Management, and BA and MAdegrees in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. He isa registered architect in Connecticut and a certified appraiser innumerous states. He is the author of several articles on realestate topics.

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Table of Contents

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).



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