Category Archives: Retail

Branch Banking 2018: Sailing ahead amid the crosswinds of industry evolution

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Mobility and optimization continue to drive banking trends across the U.S. as increased numbers of customers grow more accustomed to moving money and performing basic financial transactions electronically.

As this trend continues to evolve, banks are responding with decreased branches and more innovative solutions for meeting their customers within their communities in non-traditional… Read More

The Eatery Set to Open at One Metropolitan Square

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Food Hall Brings New Dining Options to Downtown St. Louis

ST LOUIS, January 24, 2018 – JLL’s retail experts announced today The Eatery, a new food hall dining destination, will open for business on the ground floor of One Metropolitan Square on Monday, January 29th at 10 a.m.

Following a $2.5 million renovation of a former… Read More

Hildegard Priorities Invests in the Future of Jefferson County Plaza

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Renovations Planned to Transform Property

Earlier this year Hildegard Priorities, LLC purchased Jefferson County Plaza on Vogel Road in Arnold. The center, located at the southern end of its competitive trade area off I-55, is co-anchored by Home Depot, Target, and Xist Fitness. Despite high traffic neighbors and a prime location just 1/3 mile west… Read More

Back to School 2017

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It may seem like school just went out on recess, but summer is nearly over and families across the U.S. are gearing up for the back-to-school season. JLL’s Back-to-School Consumer Shopping Survey looks at how parents are budgeting for the season, where they buy clothing and supplies and the most important factors influencing… Read More

Plans for Children’s Museum Announced for The Meadows at Lake St. Louis

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United Services for Children has partnered with the City of Lake Saint Louis and New York-based Cohen Equities to lay the groundwork for a possible new children’s museum at The Meadows of Lake St. Louis.

JLL Retail Expert Rick Spector, broker for The Meadows, confirms that Cohen Equities has offered to give United… Read More

The Future of the Supermarket

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New Technology Caters to Food Savvy, Eco-Aware Consumers

 Imagine a supermarket where consumers can hold up an item to a motion-sensitive display and instantly learn its nutritional value, freshness and origin. Or, picture a market with in-store vertical gardens that allow customers to hand pick their own herbs and leafy greens grown via hydroponics.

While… Read More

Metropolitan Square Building Announces Plans for First Food Hall in Downtown St. Louis

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The Metropolitan Square Building will soon be home to The Eatery, the first food hall in downtown St. Louis. Owners of the office skyscraper plan to invest $2.5 million to renovate a former restaurant and common area space on the building’s ground floor into a new dining destination. Property manager JLL confirms that Arista… Read More

JLL’s Rick Spector Raises Nearly $25,000 for Charity

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Commercial real estate brokerage firm JLL (NYSE: JLL) today announced Rick Spector, senior vice president of retail brokerage, raised nearly $25,000 in 10 weeks for the Gateway Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Spector was one of 17 men and women who competed in the “Man/Woman of the Year” competition… Read More

What’s to Become of All That Empty Retail Space?

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ClosingMore than 300 department stores are closing this year, putting about 36 million square feet of vacant space back on the market, according to JLL’s latest retail report Empty to Alive: The Next Use for Department Store Space. Which begs the question, what will become of all that empty space. Well, it’s not all doom and gloom as… Read More