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Report: Retail Property Investors Still Looking to Acquire Assets
Daily Herald Business Ledger May 29, 2018

According to Joe Cosenza, vice chairman of The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC and president of Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, LLC, strong grocery store operations are a major draw for a center, especially those that are e-commerce resistant.

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The Most Important Element to Inland Real Estate's 50 Years of Success
CRE Radio & TV May 28, 2018

In the first part of this interview, Joe Cosenza, vice chairman of The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC and president of Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, LLC, gives us his take on what it takes to make it 50 years. After the break, he shares what retailers must do to survive in light of all of the changes and finally, he gives us his vision of the future of retail real estate.

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WBBM Newsradio Featuring Dan Goodwin
WBBM Newsradio May 25, 2018

The WBBM Noon Business Hour interviewed Dan Goodwin, chairman and CEO of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., for its Entrepreneur Friday segment. Goodwin discusses Inland’s humble beginnings and how it has weathered various economic cycles. [To listen, click the Friday, May 25 segment and skip to 19:00.]

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Real Capital Markets: Investors Embracing Grocery-Anchored Retail
REJournals May 24, 2018

“No one can buy an ice cream cone, get their laundry, put gas in their car or check out a liquor store on Amazon,” said Joe Cosenza, vice chairman with The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC in Oak Brook, Illinois. “These are the kinds of tenants that tag along with all good grocery stores.” Cosenza said that some owners might need to think creatively and consider reducing the amount of retail to drive growth.

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Grocery-Anchored Shopping Centers Get Thumbs Up
Supermarket News May 24, 2018

Amid headlines of retailer bankruptcies and shuttered stores, supermarkets are seen as a plus by the commercial real estate sector. According to Joe Cosenza, vice chairman of The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC, successful grocery chains — including national and regional operators like Kroger, Whole Foods Markets and Sprouts Farmers Market — know that they must cater to customers and the overall shopping experience or risk losing market share.

 

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Six Takeaways from RECon 2018, Day One
National Real Estate Investor May 22, 2018

Joseph Cosenza, vice chairman at The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC, says retailer rightsizing can be a positive development. Cosenza points to Kohl’s move to reduce space and partner with grocer Aldi, which has proved a success, as well as the fact that some retailers, like cosmetics seller Ulta and Amazon-owned grocery chain Whole Foods, are expanding. Retailers have to focus on modernizing their physical spaces and having a product that can’t be bought with the click of a mouse through Amazon, Cosenza notes. His one piece of advice to those navigating these changes? “Don’t panic, get smart.”

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Interview Record Broken For RECon
CRE Radio & TV May 18, 2018


CRE Radio & TV will be at ICSC RECon 2018 with its longest list of interviewees ever, including Joe Cosenza, vice chairman of The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC, and Mitchell Sabshon, CEO and president of Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation.

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