broad range of strategic and creative solutions.Positioning each tenant for long-term success, theteam continuously researches trends and embracesinnovative technology, using predictive analyticsand alternative processes as tools for success.Continually curating lists of retailers, the team additionally assists in developing and revitalizing retailtrade areas. While bringing in and placing first-to-market retailers, the group has been recognizedwithin the company as a top producing team. Eachof its highly-motivated members have additionallybeen individually recognized for their efforts.
COX, CASTLE & NICHOLSON LLP’S RETAIL GROUP
Having one of the largest concentrations of attorneys devoted primarily to retail development and leasing in California, Cox, Castle& Nicholson LLP’s retail group has completed countless transactions with national and regional tenants. Formed in 1987, by then-associate and now chair of the group Gary Glick, the group rapidly claimed relevance while representing major clients. Focusing 90%of its practice on developer representation and 10% on retailer representation, the group has formed a deep understanding of thesector, with experience in acquiring, developing, constructing, leasing, financing and disposing all types of retail products, such asregional malls, entertainment/lifestyle centers, community shopping centers, power centers, neighborhood centers and mixed-useprojects. As retail continues to evolve, the group’s 12 attorneys are helping clients to remain nimble, adapting services for both on-siteand online shoppers. Arming its clients with best-in-class legal counsel and innovative business models, the group enables them tomeet consumer demands of omnichannel and experiential retail and enrichedin-store customer service, while limiting liability and reducing risks. Developingleasing strategies to combat closures, the group facilitates the integration ofnon-traditional tenants and additionally assists in converting shopping centersand diversifying revenue sources with the addition of mixed-uses, such as multifamily, office or hospitality components. As experts in sales, design, engineering and construction contracts, reciprocal easement agreements, management agreements, listing agreements and leasing, the group is uniquelypositioned to advise both experienced and first-time retail developers on legalmatters. Instilling ease for clients, the group maintains extensive experience innegotiating and documenting all types of complex and routine retail leasesand agreements.
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD’S O’NEILL, GREENSTONE & REYNOLDS TEAM
Expert in transforming the retail landscape of New York City and other major markets, Cushman & Wakefield’s team consists ofexecutive managing director Michael O’Neill, managing director Jason Greenstone and senior associate Taylor Reynolds. Usingcomprehensive data and taking an analytical approach, the team works with a wide range of international, recognizable retailers aswell as digitally-native brands that are interested in exploring traditional brick and mortar stores. Specifically, the team securedUNTUCKit’s first brick-and-mortar store in New York in 2015 and continued to expand the brand with more than 30 new storesthroughout the US. Extending its reach, the team successfully secured leases for the brand’s first two stores in London last year. Onthe tenant representation side of its business, the team has assisted in the development and execution of brands, such as AlexanderMcQueen, Estee Lauder, Muji, Lacoste, Chase Bank, while also assisting mature brands in repositioning existing store portfolios. As
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