Are Mall Landlords and their Tenants Out of Sync? | FTI Consulting

Are Mall Landlords and their Tenants Out of Sync about the Future of Brick & Mortar Retail?

As changes in consumer behavior and spending patterns accelerate, shopping center owners and their tenants have differing views about how the mall fits into the new omnichannel retail selling equation. Join us for a presentation of findings from our just-completed Retail Real Estate Beat survey of 30 of the largest U.S. based REIT mall and shopping center landlords and 90 U.S. based retailers.

Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Length: 60 minutes

Why Watch?

The survey identified a significant gap in how landlords and their retailer tenants think about the role of brick and mortar stores today and into the future, as well as retailers’ top concerns about their brick & mortar locations. Join experts from our Real Estate and Retail practices as they discuss key findings from the study.

Learn About:

  • Divergent priorities for physical store locations and shopping environments
  • Differing views about retail tenant leasing priorities
  • Contrary approaches to attracting shoppers and supporting revenue
  • Dissimilar views on the impact of online shopping on their business models

Who Should Watch?

  • Mall and shopping center owners / landlords
  • Mall and shopping center investors
  • Retail management executives
  • Retail board members
  • Debt / equity providers
  • Investment analysts


Cynthia Nelson
Senior Managing Director

With more than 30 years of industry experience, Cynthia Nelson specializes in advising stakeholders with interests in real estate. She has extensive experience with development and operating companies and with retail, master planned communities, resorts, office, hospitality, multi-family and mixed-use properties. Cynthia focuses on turnaround and restructuring strategies to preserve and enhance value in connection with underperforming assets and enterprises.

Christa Hart
Senior Managing Director

Christa Hart is focused on successfully driving change within large, global retail and consumer products companies. She has more than 18 years of hands-on experience leading organizations inside companies and acting as a consultant and strategic advisor. Christa has worked to address specific challenges, including managing distressed business units, defining and executing product and sales strategies, exploiting new growth opportunities, and gaining value from acquisitions.

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