Mall Good Things: NKF’s Thomas Dobrowski on the Future of America’s Shopping Malls

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Commercial Observer spoke with Thomas Dobrowski, a vice chairman at Newmark Knight Frank, about shopping malls — specifically, which ones are safe and who’s investing in them right now.

0:25 – Class A malls versus all the rest.
2:08 – How many anchor tenants a mall needs today to effectively serve the needs of its community.
3:04 – Tracking valuations and cap rates from last year.
4:15 – The malls that came out of the financial crisis and whether investors are making long or short bets on them.
5:37 – Who’s buying malls right now?
7:37 – How many malls Dobrowski visits on a yearly basis.

 

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