September 05, 2018
Looking at current affairs in commercial real estate (CRE), you will quickly note a lot of ink is being spilled over retail and its impending death. As a digital marketer and tech enthusiast, I am keenly interested in the conversation surrounding the state of retail. Daily headlines announcing the closure of various retail outlets and a never-ending barrage of articles on the growth of Amazon has probably convinced many that the death knell is indeed ringing for retail.
And it’s not just retail. We are seeing this type of disruption across many industries. Technological disruptions, including automation, are bringing about drastic changes across many industries. Obviously, in some instances, industries will die. Broader reading, however, illuminates us to the probability of significant change in retail rather than outright death. Continue reading Retail…For Whom the Bell Tolls?
April 04, 2018
Contributing Author: Sean O’Shea
We believe it is, in fact, helpful to have some historical sense of the evolution of the Net Lease Niche of the Real Estate Industry to have a better sense as to how these asset fit into the investment objectives of investors small and large in today’s maturing marketplace.
If you think about it, real estate, as an investment asset class, is a relatively recent development. It was always an entrepreneurial endeavor and was fueled as a worthy investment vehicle going back to the ‘mid-70’s and ERISA provisions, in those days total assets of private pension funds amounted to something like $164 billion dollars; today, of course, its in the “Trillions.” Continue reading A Net Lease Asset History Lesson
September 23, 2015
Jeff Rowlett, along with the support of his team is among the top investment brokers at Marcus & Millichap. Over the years Jeff has honed his skills and developed a niche, concentrating on Net-Lease assets and multi-tenant retail assets throughout the Midwest and Nationally. Jeff has worked at two of the top commercial real estate brokerage firms and been pursed by many other top CRE Firms. Jeff’s exposure to these top commercial real estate brokerage companies has given him a unique peek behind the curtains at some of the major firms and allowed him to see which corporate structure and culture worked best for his style of brokerage and most importantly, for his clients.
LD: What career path did you want to take when you were in college?
JR: Surprisingly I have a degree in Kinesiology, Sports Medicine with an emphasis in Cardiac Rehab and my goal was to become an Athletic Trainer in the NFL. Continue reading Spotlight Interview: Jeff Rowlett, Vice President Investments/ Dir. National Retail Group/ Dir. Net Leased Property Group at Marcus & Millichap