Ian Ritter


Ian Ritter

Executive Bio

Ian Ritter has written about the retail real estate industry since 2002. He was the retail editor and custom content manager of ALM Real Estate Media Group’s GlobeSt.com. Prior to that, he was the national online editor of Real Estate Media’s GlobeSt.com. Contact Ian Ritter

  • Weighing the Tilt in Net Lease Deals

    Firms want to buy net-lease assets in this market. And firms want to sell as well. Jim Gibson of Stan Johnson Co. (RECon booth S241) gives us an overview of this hot retail sectors and says there is probably not much downside to either endeavor.

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  • Interest-Rate Rise Won’t Kill Retail Real Estate

    LAS VEGAS—So Nicholas Coo of Faris Lee Investments maintains in this EXCLUSIVE interview for the lead up to ICSC RECon 2015.

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  • Who Needs Stocks and Bonds When There’s Net Lease?

    It’s hard not to like retail’s net-lease sector. The property type was even popular during the recession, when commercial real estate was shunned. Stan Johnson’s (RECon booth S241) Alison tell us why it’s still hot.

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  • Inland’s Success: From Teachers to Retail Leaders

    Everyone knows that the Inland Group of Cos. (RECon booth C1027) is one of the most successful retail real estate firms in the industry. They might not know much about the firm’s interesting history, though.

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  • Retailing Through the "Mobile Tsunami"

    LAS VEGAS—Online retail sales have been an issue for retailers and retail real estate landlords and how to manage the situation. CREModels (RECon booth N1538) managing director Mike Harris walks us through how to navigate it.

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  • The Danger of Abolishing 1031s

    LAS VEGAS—Some proposed legislation that could do away with 1031 laws could greatly impact retail real estate, says Joseph Cosenza of the Inland Group of Companies (RECon booth C1027). It could be scarier than rising interest rates.

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  • Stan Johnson Reflects on Net Lease Retail

    LAS VEGAS–Retail’s net lease real estate sector has become one of the hottest investor preferences in the industry. One of its leading firms and founder, Stan Johnson (booth S241), speaks with us.

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  • Consumer Trends on the Right Path for Retail

    NEW YORK CITY—The way that consumers are spending right now is a good sign for retail, says Obie Walli, CEO and co-founder of Coldwell Banker Commercial Alliance, in an EXCLUSIVE interview with GlobeSt.com.

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  • Go With the Retail Markets You Know

    NEW YORK CITY—Diversification is a big buzzword in commercial real estate, but Retail Properties of America (ICSC NY booth 542) is focusing its efforts on 10 key cities where it wants to do business.

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  • Foreign Investors Flock to Single-Tenant Retail

    NEW YORK CITY—Foreign investors, especially from China, are targeting single-tenant retail assets Coldwell Banker Commercial Alliance’s (ICSC NY Booth 536) Hook tells GlobeSt.com in an EXCLUSIVE interview.

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