China is experiencing the revolution of retail, the changes in consumption habits especially in the post-pandemic era have led to the integration of online-to-offline (O2O) model. It not only provides new ideas for the operation of retail asset owners, but also sees development potentials and opportunities in the future.
Our deep understanding of the retail landscape and trends will help clients access capital and retail assets all over the world and get advice on financing and other creative ways to ensure a successful investment strategy.
Investors need to realign their retail strategies
Traditional investment approaches are being challenged and investors need new strategies to drive returns and reduce risk.
Recalibrate your asset and capital strategies
Mitigate risk and generate greater returns
Build resilience to withstand future unknowns
How will you recalibrate your portfolios?
Competitive markets require more creative investment strategies such as joint ventures, re-capitalisations and platform investments, and sale and leaseback strategies. Smart investors will need to raise, invest and restructure capital in creative ways to deliver great experience for shoppers with their consumer habits evolving.
Is it time to diversify your portfolio and enter new sectors and locations?
Increasingly, institutional capital is hunting for alternative investments and locations to reduce risk and drive greater long-term growth. With the integration of the O2O model spreading in more sectors and industries in China, accessing these opportunities is key.
Is it time to repurpose your assets to better deliver consuming experiences – from high streets to shopping malls?
More demanding consumers are looking for better experience in offline retail facilities rather than the traditional business model. Given the accelerated shift in occupier expectations, investors will need to repurpose existing assets to build resilience across their portfolio and embrace new trends in flexibility, technology, and sustainability.
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