LAS VEGAS-Retailers are redefiningthemselves. It was a nearly constant theme during RECon2014. And Rick Chichester, CEO &president and Faris Lee Investments, acknowledgedit as well in this exclusive vide interview from the show floor.They're redefining themselves in response to a new era of customerexpectation, and much of that revolves around the ease of theInternet. But of the two methods of shopping, guess which one hasthe biggest challenge? You might be surprised when you watch thevideo.


You'll also hear Chichester explain:

  • What factors make this time inretail so vibrant;
  • Why California private capital isspreading its scope; and
  • Who the new investors are in thenet lease space.

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John Salustri

John Salustri has covered the commercial real estate industry for nearly 25 years. He was the founding editor of, and is a four-time recipient of the Excellence in Journalism award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.