Competition is increasing grocery anchored properties.
The middle class is disappearing and putting pressure on retailers to open more discount stores at low margins.
Malls continue to evolve as increasingly mixed use.
Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods has not impacted the market yet.
Retail REITs need to differentiate to protect themselves from retail fallout.
Technology is key for survival but many property managers have been painfully slow at adopting it.
Larry Alton gives us 4 tips to save money on maintenance during a turnover. You need to focus on cash flow as a property investor. That means getting through turnover maintenance fast so your unit isn't sitting vacant. Here are the 4 tips he gives: