Coastal Tides Retail Newsletter | October 2014
Charleston City Council approves one-year moratorium on new bars in the peninsula’s entertainment district
A standing-room-only crowd packed City Council Chambers, where the group voted 9-3 to approve the moratorium along King Street, parts of Meeting and East Bay streets, and the Market area.
Charleston City Council has approved a one-year moratorium on the opening of new bars in the city’s entertainment district that can stay open past midnight.
Nordstrom Rack, a popular off-price apparel chain owned by Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc., confirmed plans Wednesday to open a store in the former Kmart shopping center in Mount Pleasant.
Westwood Plaza at Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Ashley River Road soon will have two big holes to fill when its anchor tenant Office Depot moves into a smaller space in the retail center next month.
Coastal Tides Retail Newsletter – September 2014
New retail centers planned in Mount Pleasant and Summerville are expected to bring major big chains to the Charleston market for the first time.
The last time Ashley Landing saw any major updates was just after Hurricane Hugo, when its name was changed from Ashley Plaza Mall.
In order to be a great Tenant keep these 10 things in mind. We all know human nature is this: As soon as you decide to open the store or purchase the franchise the first thing to do – and the only thing you really can do – is drive around and call all the numbers on all the signs in all the windows. WHOA there. Cool your jets turbo. You need a strategy, a plan of action. Ready, Shoot, Aim, gets really expensive and just won’t work in the long term. If you look at the great tenants out there like WalMart, Korger, AutoZone, they all have teams of professionals and experts. Sure, most of their people are employees, but you can get the same expertise without a real estate department. You will need a team and this list will get you headed in the right direction.
In this weeks installment of the Tenant Tips will discuss how to be a great Tenant broker.
This is my Top 10 list to discuss how to be a great Tenant representative broker. On a macro level the Tenant Rep always looks out for the best interests of the Tenant. Remember the Tenant comes first, not your listings, not just the easy sites, and never the fee. Ask yourself “what would I want done if I was the Tenant”? Every tenant has a specific set of criteria for a location. While the criteria may vary from tenant to tenant the process of being a great Tenant Broker does not.
Top 10 steps to being a great Tenant Rep broker.