Beyond The Headlines Series

CBRE Research compares the prevailing headlines with what is actually happening in the retail real estate industry through a close examination of market fundamentals and retailer activity.

Is the E-pocalypse Here?

August 24, 2017
Recent headlines suggest that e-commerce sales are rapidly eroding those of retail stores, and that it’s only a matter of time until the industry is left with a post-brick-and-mortar landscape of vacant storefronts and abandoned malls -- a phenomenon we call the “e-pocalypse;" but is this really the case?
August 24, 2017

Is the Big Box Dead?

May 24, 2017
Recent big box bankruptcies pose a shadow supply risk, but expanding discount and off-price players will drive absorption
May 24, 2017
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