Posts Tagged ‘Brian Estes’

The ‘Dollar Guys’ accelerating as other retailers hit the brakes

by Ted Carter Published: February 6,2011

Tags: Brian Estes, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, John Michael Holtmann, Justin Davis

Admit it, you’ve said it after seeing a “Grand Opening” sign draped over a store awning: “Another day, another dollar (store).” What may have escaped your notice is that some of the new deep discount stores are getting a bit larger and showing up in more affluent locales. They’ve moved well beyond the retailing of […] [...]

Dealing on a lease becomes the art of the tug-of-war

by Ted Carter Published: December 5,2010

Tags: Brian Estes, John Barton, John Michael Holtmann

Tenants shuffling around in search of long-term, attractive lease deals Metro Jackson’s office tenants are tending to stay put but are seeing a lot of “value alternatives,” a term the leasing trade applies to affordable opportunities to upgrade to a better space or move to larger quarters. Those value alternatives have to come in mighty […] [...]

Slight occupancy decline, submarkets on the rise

by Ted Carter Published: December 5,2010

Tags: Brian Estes, John Barton, John Michael Holtmann

Combined average rate drop of 10 cents leaves Metro landlords hoping the bottom has been reached Downtown’s Central Business District and the Highland Colony submarkets kept metro Jackson from achieving positive net absorption of office space in the third quarter, though more than a quarter million square feet counted in the downtown survey is not being […] [...]

Market has landlords coveting their neighbor’s retail tenant

by Ted Carter Published: November 14,2010

Tags: Bob Ridgway, Brian Estes, Commercial Property One, Gary Cress, Ridgway Realty, The Estes Group

Recession and over-supply of space intensifies competition for tenants. In the give-and-take of retail space leasing in metro Jackson, today’s tenant takes and the landlord gives. With too many buildings either entirely empty or half empty, landlords are making deals they hope they don’t live to regret. And they are happy to take from their neighbors, […] [...]

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