- Property Week
Retail investors must be more hands-on with assets
For the past five years, the real estate industry has debated the plight of retail. The threat of online has proved real and today we are at a critical point where it is affecting retail presence and the global retail market. As several Property Week stories have recently highlighted, institutions such as Toys R Us, Mothercare and, most recently, House of Fraser are losing out, either closing down or embarking on strict restructuring or refinancing.