Urban is a passionate retail real estate professional with broad experience as executive manager in a range of organizations. Urban's dedication is project development and equity structuring. Curious about the on-/offline competition and the outcome in the future, he is focussed on all aspects of the leasing portfolio management of brick & mortar retailers.
Is your major store closure scare just behind you, or is it yet to come? Think about developing your retail lease management!
Doing business in highly competitive markets, experiencing the deterioration of margins and heavy brand over distribution, as well as exit and rent reduction projects have become a necessity, even for well-known fashion retailers.
Retail management without lease control management is like sailing in a storm but leaving the essential navigation tools at home.
How many of your global leases are about to expire this year and you missed the date to opt for an automatic extension or substantial renegotiation last year? How many leases would you have loved to leave last year, but overlooked the date for early contract termination? (more…)