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Photo of John O'Connor O’Connor: “The key is having the right location within the submarket and, in addition to that, having the ability to transform the center to meet today’s needs.”

NEW YORK CITY—Although it has spanned the compass of property types since its founding in 1983, O’Connor Capital Partners started out as a retail specialist and remains bullish on the sector amid a spate of negative prognostications on the future of brick-and-mortar stores. The company recently completed its second joint venture with mall REIT Washington Prime Group on ownership of seven open-air properties valued at $600 million. It recently began development of Vineland Pointe, a 450,000-square-foot regional power and lifestyle center in Orlando, in a JV with LaSalle Investment Management, and acquired the Shops at Canal Place, a 260,000-square-foot shopping and entertainment destination in New Orleans. At present it has about 28 million square feet of retail space under management.

Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny is managing editor of Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. He has been reporting on business since 1988 and on commercial real estate since 2007. He is based at ALM Real Estate Media Group's offices in New York City.

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