Cornell Real Estate Roundtable Notes New Retail Trends

Group talking at the 2014 Cornell Retail Real Estate Roundtable

The inaugural Cornell Retail Real Estate Roundtable brought together experts in retail, mall development, and hospitality asset management. Held in summer 2014, the roundtable noted the strength in retail at the upper and lower ends of the market, while mid-market retailers struggle. An outgrowth of that trend is the redevelopment of malls to include a greater number of tenants offering services and entertainment. Despite the growth and importance of data regarding commercial development, there remains no substitute for personal examination and discussion. The roundtable was chaired by Associate Professor Peng (Peter) Liu…read proceedings.