March 2019

Trends to Watch in Boston’s Commercial Real Estate Market in 2019

The commercial real estate landscape is showing signs of continuous change, particularly with some potentially major shifts in the ongoing trends we saw in 2018. The first quarter of 2019 has shown us that nothing is certain in this industry, and real esta…

How Blockchain Technology Could Transform Commercial Real Estate: Acquisitions

Have you ever wondered if there was a faster way to accomplish due diligence? Has your deal fallen apart because of disintegrating trust between buyer and seller? Blockchain technology could automate aspects of real estate acquisitions, thereby relieving s…

December 2018

Holiday Shopping Seasons: How Local & National Retailers Adapt to New Shopping Habits

Changing shopping trends are more apparent as we're in the middle of the holiday shopping season. As a result of Amazon, rapid shipping, mobile shopping, and social media, Robin S. Malloy joins NHPR to discus local New Hampshire retailers and national tren…

November 2018

Exclusive Use Provision in Shopping Center Leases

Retail shopping center leases often include an exclusive use provision, which prohibits a landlord from renting space in a given shopping center to another tenant that engages in the same type of business as the tenant’s primary use (e.g., a grocery stor…

March 2018

Top Five Priorities for E-Commerce Tenants

The trend of locking-in an e-commerce tenant is seemingly becoming the “it” transaction for landlords who own industrial, or even to-be-converted retail, properties. While the popularity is increasing, and many landlords think they have the “perfect…

February 2018

How Do You Shop? The Impact of Changing Retail Preferences on Malls, Plazas, and Downtowns

Some malls are struggling to survive, along with their "anchor" department stores. But Americans still want to shop: they're just doing it differently: on-line, downtown, certain big-box stores, outlet centers, and mixed-use developments.  Hinckley Allen …