Retail Services Overview
Retail and Hanna LWE/ChainLinks Retail Advisors have become synonymous with one another in Western Pennsylvania. We know our market and the factors that affect retail-trade areas, psychographics, demographics, traffic analysis and the current location or future sites of competition.
We have dedicated, highly energized and skilled professionals that compliment our menu of services, including tenant and property representations, surplus property dispositions, investment property sales, advisory services, research and mapping services.
Our partnership with ChainLinks demonstrates our commitment to the retail market and the respect earned amongst our peers in representing some of the most prominent regional and national retailers and developers.
ChainLinks is the leading retail-only real estate services and commercial property brokerage organization in North America serving America's premier retailers, landlords, and investors. ChainLinks has over 600 retail brokers, serves over 60 North American markets, represents over 1,500 retailers and over 300 landlords, completed over 11,000 transactions last year and has leased or sold over 160 million SF.
We treat each client engagement as our first, to produce a successful transaction that will result in a long-standing relationship.
HannaLWE creates value to real estate developments through successful leasing initiatives to appropriate, quality tenants for any given project. We develop a creative and comprehensive marketing program to complement each individual third-party leasing project. Our intimate understanding of each market within the region allows our team of retail leasing professionals to accomplish the goals established for each project from inception to completion.
Our Retail Project Leasing Representation Services include but are not limited to:
- Consultation as to optimum merchant mix including anchor selection
- Analyze current site planning
- Obtain all pertinent demographic information
- Develop and coordinate all promotional materials
- Identify prospective retailers/merchants
- Negotiate leases
- Follow-up with client through and after lease execution
HannaLWE is widely renowned in the discipline of retail tenant representation. Retail tenant representation has been a trademark of our organization since 1986. We assist numerous national, regional and local retailers and restaurants in evaluating all new markets. We develop strategic plans for market entry and expansions while identifying key locations based upon the client profile.
Our Retail Tenant Representation Services include but are not limited to:
- Comprehensive market analysis, focusing on demographics and political and consumer trends
- Competition analysis
- Site selection, transactional negotiation and acquisition
- Market penetration strategy
- Comparable sales and rental database
- Client follow-through subject to transaction execution
HannaLWE continues to make substantial investments and commitments to our clients by incorporating state-of-the-art hardware and software applications for site analysis, as well as the latest equipment for presentation materials. We are regionally recognized for our comprehensive market books. We take pride in our commitment to remaining in sync with the ever changing digital world. Our understanding of new technology and the latest devices allows our agents to present tour book, marketing, and research materials effortlessly to our clients. Additionally, we can easily disseminate this information via e-mail, through our proprietary secure website or through third-party file-sharing applications. This provides our clients with timely, accurate information in an environmentally friendly format.
Our Market Research Services include but are not limited to:
- Site Analysis: Demographic reporting and mapping. Detailed site analysis of a proposed site through radius, trade area, drive-time, polygon and drive distance analysis
- Aerial Presentation: In-house aerial photographic services are available to our clients
- Digital Photography: High-resolution digital cameras can capture immediate and accurate images
- Monthly newsletter
Strategic acquisition of real estate is a key component of every investment plan. Successful acquisitions require methodical strategies to identify, evaluate and acquire profitable opportunities. The first step is to fully comprehend, in detail, our client's specific and individual objectives. With our years of experience and in-depth marketplace knowledge, HannaLWE identifies opportunities tailored to the client's unique criteria. Together, we determine the best opportunities and assist our clients in navigating the entire sales process from initial business terms through debt placement and the due diligence process.
Every property requires a tactical exit strategy that will maximize returns. The HannaLWE Retail team has the experience and professional expertise that you need and can trust. The cornerstones of HannaLWE's marketing campaign include a comprehensive valuation analysis and property-specific marketing strategies. We then develop pinpoint marketing materials, prepared professionally to target qualified investors. HannaLWE employs national and regional marketing services/resources that enable us to expose our listings to thousands of prospective purchasers and brokers on a local and countrywide basis.
Hanna Langholz Wilson Ellis currently represents some of the most recognizable national and regional retail brands. These include big box, junior box, fast food, quick service restaurants (QSR), fine dining and specialty retail. From well-established brands to emerging concepts, clients have come to rely on the expertise in site selection services that HLWE delivers. Our team will assist in finding single locations or a multiple site expansion plan based upon a comprehensive market analysis to maximize our client sales expectations.
See below for a complete list of our current retail clients.