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Aug 11, 2023

What does it take to make a shopping place into a global retail destination? Hear from retail experts in San Francisco, New York and Hawai‘i.  

  • Sina von Reitzenstein, VP of Leasing at San Francisco’s PIER 39, talks about the shopping and dining destination known for its resident sea lions, and views of the Golden Gate and Alcatraz.
  • Eric Ogata discusses the state of retail in Hawai‘i, where he is Senior Asset Manager at Kamehameha Schools, a charity with a portfolio of 15,400 acres of commercial real estate, including a number of notable shopping centers.
  • Patrick Smith, Vice Chairman of Retail Brokerage at JLL talks about plans for the future of the Seaport, where his team works on behalf of owner The Howard Hughes Corporation as the exclusive retail agent for the iconic waterfront destination that anchors Lower Manhattan.
  • Emily A. Miller of JLL Design Solutions digs into her research about how retailers and restaurant chains can create an “Experience Portfolio,” which goes beyond traditional thinking around real estate formats.

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James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. 

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