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‘Environment-friendly River’ meets Canal Shops as John Fogerty set for eight-show spree at Venetian Theater


Erik Kabik and Cassi Thomas/ErikKabik. com John Fogerty at the Smith Center for the Carrying out Arts’all-star

, opening-night program in Reynolds Hall on Saturday, March 10, 2012. By John Katsilometes(contact )Friday, Oct. 2, 2015|11:10 a.m. The onetime house of Phantom rates Fogerty. Declared today is a quickie residency by rock icon John Fogerty at Venetian Theater, ranging from Jan. 8 to 23. This verifies information I posted on Twitter in August. The show is titled”Peace, Love and Creedence,”as the co-founder of Creedence Clearwater Revival is hearkening to that band’s hit-making prime time of the late -’60s and early ’70s. The band had a half lots top-five hits in 1969 and 1970, all of them rock classics,(” Proud Mary,””Born upon

the Bayou, “”Bad Moon Increasing,””Green River,

“”Down on the Corner, “”Travelin ‘Band,””Up Around the Bend

,”and”Lookin’Out My Back entrance” ).”Lucky Son” reached No. 14 in that stretch, and Fogerty promises a return to 1969, particularly in his stage show at Venetian. Program dates are Jan. 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22 and 23. Tickets begin at$59.50(missing charges) and go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 at any Venetian or Palazzo Ticket office, online at Venetian.com/ entertainment/shows/john-fogerty, or by phone at 702-414-9000 or 866-641-7469. Together with the significant CCR struck collection, Fogerty likewise guarantees such solo hits as “Centerfield”in an efficiency that will blend live rock with stories of Fogerty’s life and profession, buoyed by vintage video footage. Fogerty’s newest look in Las Vegas remained in July 2012, as part of the star-laden lineup that opened the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Equipped with a guitar shaped like a Louisville Slugger, he played a four-song medley that was recorded for the “Dust to Dreams” PBS special from the premiere night at Reynolds Hall. Follow John Katsilometes on Twitter at twitter.com/JohnnyKats. Likewise, follow Kats With The Dish at twitter.com/KatsWithTheDish.

Macy’s Closing 40 Shops; Thinking about Selling More

Record Retail Building Rates, Transfer to Omni-Channel Prompt Leading Dept. Shop’s CRE Evaluation

Macy’s Inc. stated it is planning to close 35 to 40 underperforming shops representing just 1 % of its overall sales. The shops will close in early 2016 as the business works to optimize its omni-channel technique to clients throughout America.

The locations of the 35 to 40 stores to be closed in early 2016 will certainly be announced at a later date.

“As new shopping mall are opened lots of consumers change their buying habits and typically the sales volume of a store gets divided among the new and nearby, existing centers,” said Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s chairman and CEO, in revealing the store closures.

“Each year, we trim some shops that are our weakest entertainers so that we can focus our resources on the best locations and preserve a strong physical presence,” Lundgren added. “At the very same time, we open a small number of brand-new shops to fill gaps in our market coverage or where we have exceptional realty opportunities. Physical shops stay definitely essential to our omni-channel technique, which provides local touchpoints and customized merchandise assortments for consumers in almost every significant market.”

Macy’s is also developing among the biggest and fastest-growing digital buying platforms and attempting to integrate its omni-channel shopping experience with its stores.

This week Macy’s likewise signed a contract with Best Buy to check certified consumer electronic devices sales departments in 10 Macy’s stores to open in early November 2015.

Present plans require Best Buy licensed shops of about 300 square feet to open in Macy’s shops in numerous markets throughout the U.S.

Macy’s currently operates 770 Macy’s stores. Over the previous five years (2010 through 2015 to date), 52 Macy’s stores have been closed and 12 brand-new Macy’s stores have been opened. In addition, 6 new Macy’s Backstage offprice places are opening in fall 2015.

Macy’s Examining Other Realty Options

Early last month, Macy’s revealed it was assessing choices to monetize its property holdings. As part of that ongoing assessment, it reached an agreement to offer its Brooklyn location to Tishman Speyer for $170 million, consisting of an additional $100 million to fund remodellings. Tishman Speyer prepares to transform the space into first class workplace.

“We have frequently thought about methods to realize the value of our own realty throughout the years, but each time we did not see sufficient meaningful financial benefit to validate the included expense and lower flexibility that would come from doing so,” stated Macy’s CFO Karen Hoguet.

“With that stated however, real estate values clearly are nearing all-time highs, and so over the previous few short months we have been intensely studying this subject once again,” Hoguet stated. “We have brought on specialized real estate advisors, as well as monetary, legal and tax consultants, to take a look at a wide range of options from financing to structural that have the prospective to produce value.”

Macy’s Shop Count (12/31/2014).

Region– Overall– Had– Leased– Ground Leased
Mid-Atlantic– 126– 66– 40– 20
Northeast– 117– 60– 47– 10
North Central– 114– 77– 26– 11
Northwest– 118– 39– 62– 17
Southeast– 116– 77– 19– 20
South Central– 107– 77– 23– 7
Southwest– 125– 51– 50– 24
Total– 823– 51– 447– 267– 109– 167 DCs had– 6 DCs leased
* DCs = Distribution Centers.

Openings & & Closings: The Forum Shops include store, Dr. Seuss exhibition; French cafe now open


Courtesy David Carter

A crowd gathers for the grand opening of The Golden Tiki.

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015|2 a.m.

. A French cafe joined the valley’s cuisine offerings this month, and The Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace now are home to both a Dr. Seuss exhibit and a fashion boutique. Likewise, a Polynesian tiki bar is open in Chinatown.

Rosallie Le French Cafe

The valley gets a taste of France with the grand opening of this cafe Sept. 9 at 6090 S. Rainbow Blvd. Produced by local and southern France native Jonathan Pluvinet, the 2,500-square-foot cafe will certainly serve breakfast and lunch with menu products including pastries, breads and coffee.

The Golden Tiki

Chinatown invited the Polynesian tiki bar and video gaming lounge Aug. 26 at 3939 Spring Mountain Roadway. Open 24 Hr a day, The Golden Tiki provides cocktails such as Mai Tais and can host private celebrations for as much as 145 individuals.

Jungle Cafe

The cafe moved Sept. 2 from the MGM Grand Hotel to The Harmon Retail Corner at 3717 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The new-and-improved cafe showcases an outside patio and a Lava Lounge bar and is open from 11 a.m. to midnight.

Kate Spade New york city

The fashion boutique came to The Online forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace, 3500 S. Las Vegas Blvd., this month. It offers bags in a variety of colors, prints and designs.

Dr. Seuss ‘Hats Off’ Exhibit

The general public can get a peek at the renowned author’s hat collection with the exhibition’s opening at The Forum Shops in Caesar’s Palace, 3500 S. Las Vegas Blvd., this month. In addition to Dr. Seuss’s secret art, the hats will certainly take a trip to select venues throughout the next year in honor of the 75th anniversary of the author’s 2nd book, “The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.” The exhibit will certainly be open through Sept. 13.

Discount grocer prepares 3 new shops in Las Vegas area

A discount rate grocer is offering Las Vegas another shot with 3 brand-new shops, less than a year after a rival took out of the market.

Save-A-Lot prepares to open the very first store Thursday at 1120 E. Charleston Blvd. and hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony there on Friday.

It expects to open the other shops, 4400 E. Charleston Blvd. and 6100 Vegas Drive, by early next year, spokesperson Chon Tomlin said.

The business, based near St. Louis in Earth City, Mo., states it runs more than 1,300 shops in 36 states. Its stores normally have to do with 15,000 to 16,000 square feet, a fairly little size, Tomlin said.

The 3 new locations would be Save-A-Lot’s just shops in Nevada, she stated.

Possessed by grocery huge Supervalu, Save-A-Lot is not brand-new to Las Vegas.

It announced in fall 2005 that 2 Save-A-Lot shops would open right here in early 2006, at 703 N. Rancho Drive and 1110 E. Charleston Blvd.

. Those stores apparently were run by an independent owner who accredited Save-A-Lot’s name. Tomlin might not instantly verify details Monday about the history of those stores, including when they closed, however stated the new ones are corporate-owned.

In spite of the address modification, Tomlin stated the store opening today will certainly occupy one of the former Save-A-Lot spaces.

The entry comes numerous months after Food 4 Less closed 8 areas in Southern Nevada and transformed 6 others to Smith’s Food & & Drug shops. Both brands are owned by Kroger Co.

. Tomlin stated her company approached Las Vegas as it does any other city, trying to find concentrations of homeowners who ‘d want discount groceries within a few miles of their house.

The valley appears like a great market for Save-A-Lot, she stated, and Food 4 Less’ departure “hasn’t been a conversation for us.”

11 Las Vegas-area Walmart shops drop 24-hour schedule

The Walmart logo is seen on the side of a store in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5)The Walmart logo design is seen on the side of a shop in Las Vegas. (File/FOX5).

Eleven Walmart shops in the Las Vegas area will not be open around the clock.

Aaron Mullins, spokesperson for the big-box retailer, said a recent review of the shopping practices of clients led the company to restrict the hours of some shops in Southern Nevada.

“This is the kind of choice we make on a store-by-store basis,” Mullins stated in a written statement.

Now, the Walmart stores at the following places will be open every day from 6 a.m. to midnight:

7445 S. Eastern Ave.
6005 S. Eastern Ave.
3615 S. Rainbow Blvd.
1807 W. Craig Rd.
2310 E. Serene Ave.
4350 N. Nellis Blvd.
5198 Stone Hwy.
4505 W. Charleston Blvd.
3950 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
3075 E. Tropicana Ave.
5300 S. Fort Apache Rd.

. Mullins said the modifications will certainly enable the retailer to reallocate resources to serve clients during peak shopping hours.

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International Brokerage Shops Report Ramped-Up Leasing Activity as Market Cycle Develops

With More Companies Shifting into Expansion Mode, Leasing Starts to Overtake Capital Markets as Income Motorist for International Brokerages

Benefitting immensely from the strong capital flows into realty and an uptick in leasing activity, CRE brokers and other service providers are taking pleasure in lots of fee-based revenue, with international giants CBRE Group, Inc., JLL and Colliers International all reporting double-digit earnings boosts and solid revenue gains in the 2nd quarter of 2015.

For the 7th time in 8 quarters, Los Angeles-based CBRE posted international double-digit boosts in revenue (12 %) and earnings (17 %) during the 2nd quarter of 2015. Chicago-based JLL reported a 21 % boost in revenues and 7.5 % boost in income, with fee-based income increasing 17 % to a record $1.2 billion in the quarter. JLL’s capital markets and hotels divisions led all company lines with a 22 % rise in earnings.

Senior executives for the two business stated that while financial investment sales continue to make up the bulk of commission-based profits and total earnings, leasing activity is ramping up in the current realty cycle, driven by task growth, business growths and the widening economic recuperation.

JLL said international leasing volumes grew by 8 % in the second quarter compared with a year back, reaching the highest level in more than 3 years, matching the growth rate of financial investment sales volume for the first time in the present cycle during the second quarter, JLL CEO Colin Dyer said.

“Growth is now increasingly heading business agendas, so leasing market need principles strengthened further in the quarter, together with rental rates,” Dyer said. “Momentum and confidence are remaining to build in industrial realty markets worldwide.”

CBRE’s U.S. leasing income grew at a double-digit clip for the eighth successive quarter, showing enhanced productivity from current brokers along with contributions from brand-new producers who are migrating to CBRE at an impressive rate, CBRE CFO Jim Groch stated.

“Leasing in the Americas is still reasonably early in the recovery stage, but it remains to move strongly,” Groch said. “We have actually only recovered the jobs we lost in the last economic downturn [considering that] April of in 2013, and it is the pick-up in jobs that has actually been at a modest pace however constant, and that’s assisted gradually enhance rental rates and has actually offered some fuel behind the [renting] business.”

In its inaugural quarter as a standalone different public business after splitting off from FirstService Corp. previously this year, Colliers International Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGI) on Wednesday reported an 11 % year-over-year increase in second-quarter profits to $409.8 million. Colliers also reported that changed EBITDA (earnings prior to incomes before interest taxes, depreciation and amortization) increased 30 % to $44.6 million.

Colliers reported strong financial outcomes in spite of taking an outsized hit on international currency issues, as 65 % of the company’s earnings are created outside the U.S., stated Colliers Chairman and CEO Jay S. Hennick.

“Strong internal earnings growth and significant margin expansion was achieved throughout the board, specifically in our European operations. We anticipate our strong momentum in the very first half of the year to continue for the balance of the year,” Hennick stated.

The ongoing strength in capital markets was reflected in the quarterly results reported by CRE debt and equity intermediary and companies HFF, Inc., which saw profits increase about 32 % in the second quarter of 2015 year-over-year to $125 million.

Earnings jumped 68 % to $21.2 million from $12.6 million a year ago, driven in part by a 64 % spike in financial obligation positioning volume to $9.82 billion in 320 deals, up from $6 billion a year ago. HFF’s financial investment sales jumped 20 % throughout the quarter to $8.2 billion from $6.8 billion a year ago.

“The huge bulk of U.S. loan providers continue to be very determined, very thoughtful, extremely positive in how they’re underwriting the business,” HFF CEO Mark Gibson told experts. “It appears that there has been no memory loss from 2008, 2009, with the participants in the marketplace.”

Del Taco Chain Wants to Include 1,500 Shops Following Merger, IPO

The holding business for the Del Taco convenience food chain today completed its merger with Levy Acquisition Corp. of Chicago, with the new company exposing intentions to broaden its footprint by as much as 1,500 restaurants from the existing 550 places.

As part of the merger between Del Taco Holdings, Inc. and the firm run by Chicago business owner Larry Levy, the chain ends up being a blank-check company called Del Tacos Restaurants Inc., trading under the Nasdaq ticker TACO. The chain now operates as the sole subsidiary of Levy Acquisition Corp.

. Since the merger was first revealed in March, Del Taco has actually currently retired $180 million in debt in prep work for expansion over the next two years in such markets as Chicago, New Jersey, Florida, and other parts of the Southeast U.S.

. A group of investors led by the Levy family acquired $120 million of Del Taco common stock, utilized to pay back $111.2 million in debt. Del Taco repaid an extra $68.6 million in financial obligation today, taking a huge chunk of the $250 million in financial obligation that has actually successfully prevented the business from opening new restaurants.

Levy stated the goal of the chain founded in 1964 is to reach 2,000 stores, with about half of the brand-new openings by franchisees, according to reports.

“Our team believe that Del Taco’s footprint can broaden substantially beyond its around 550 locations today, offering investors with a long runway of opportunity,” Levy stated in a release. “We look forward to the future acceleration of Del Taco dining establishment openings, both in markets where the brand is already known and loved, along with in brand-new areas where we see huge potential.”

Macy’s Tailors Deal for Men’s Wearhouse In-Store Tuxedo Rental Shops

Macy’s, Inc. reached an agreement with Men’s Wearhouse to open licensed tuxedo rental stores within 300 Macy’s stores across the country.

The Macy’s-branded shops will certainly be run by Guy’s Wearhouse and staffed by its employees in dedicated space situated in or near the guys’s department in Macy’s stores. They also will certainly be completely integrated in Macy’s store-based wedding experience, and support retailing strategies associated with proms and other unique occasions needing formal menswear.

“Macy’s is much better able than any other seller to assist consumers with a broad variety of requirements related to special celebrations, and specifically wedding event couples, their friends and families at this significant turning point duration in life,” stated Tim Baxter, Macy’s primary merchandising officer.

Strategies call for the very first 17 Macy’s Tuxedo Shops to open in fall 2015 in the New Jersey, San Francisco and Houston markets, with a rollout to 300 shops by fall 2016. Macy’s and Guys’s Wearhouse likewise will certainly collaborate to develop a digital tuxedo leasing store on macys.com.

Men’s Wearhouse will certainly be the unique carrier of tuxedo leasings to Macy’s, although Macy’s will certainly remain to offer tuxedos from its own guys’s assortment.

As an outcome of the contract, Mens Wearhouse stated it will likely close many of its mall-based stores.

“From a real estate perspective, we believe there will certainly be opportunity to shift a big quantity of our mall-based rental company into Macy’s shops, which produces further economic take advantage of” said Douglas Scott Ewert, president and CEO of The Guy’s Wearhouse.

Since Jan. 31, 2015, Guys’s Wearhouse operated 210 rental shops in 33 local malls or way of life centers. In 2013, it closed 38 such shops.

Garrick Brown, vice president of research for the West Region|DTZ, said the deal is a great move for both sellers.

“I do not see any larger store-within-a-store move right here,” Brown stated. “Tux leasing is something you would wish to sublet out if you were Macy’s. It is a difficult business that is radically various than easy men’s suit sales.”

“The name of the game for outlet store is to set up shop within a shop brand names to aid cover their weak spots and liabilities,” Brown added. “Do it ideal and you generate loyal customers of those brand names to end up being faithful customers of your brand while shoring up a vulnerable point. It seems on the surface area another win-win for both sellers.”