Aquino of JAACRES Commercial Realty completes two 
Southampton retail leases totaling 2,600 s/f

Joseph Aquino of JAACRES Commercial Realty completes two Southampton retail leases totaling 2,600 s/f

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: July 2, 2019

"Joseph Aquino, president of JAACRES Commercial Realty, has arranged two retail leases totaling 2,600 s/f.

In the first deal, Aquino leased 1,800 s/f at 52 Jobs Ln. to The White Co. for a pop-up store.“We are thrilled to have this wonderful U.K. based company that has over 70 stores in the United Kingdom” said Aquino. 'This location follows their recent store opening in the Flatiron District.'"

 

London: The best gets better! The retail picture remains strong despite economic cycles - by Joseph Aquino

London: The best gets better! The retail picture remains strong despite economic cycles - by Joseph Aquino

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: June 18, 2019

"Despite the inevitable economic cycles that have recently impacted some London neighborhoods, the overall retail picture appears strong. Thirty international retailers made their Central London débuts last year. This trend continues in 2019, with a further 20 retailers committing to open their first London locations year-to-date.

Bond St. continues to run ahead of the market, with record rents recently achieved. New openings from Richard Mille and Herno underline the location’s dominance as an international hub for luxury brands."

 

Outside the Region: Aquino of JAACRES and Palermo of Coldwell Banker sell Beverly Hills retail property for $5.5 million

Outside the Region: Aquino of JAACRES and Palermo of Coldwell Banker sell Beverly Hills retail property for $5.5 million

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: April 16, 2019

"According to The Secret Brokers Society, Joseph Aquino, president of JAACRES, has partnered with Anthony Palermo from Coldwell Banker to sell a retail property at 839 N. La Cienega within the Los Angeles Design District. The property sold for $5.5 million."

 

Why have the retail rents fallen, and why do they continue to decline?

"Why have the retail rents fallen, and why do they continue to decline?"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: March 19, 2019

"Why have retail rents fallen, and why do they continue to decline? It can’t be because sales are off. Young people’s closets are still full of designer shirts, khakis, and sneakers—for which they’re still paying top dollar. However, the way they buy their merchandise has changed dramatically."

 

Secret Broker Society team of JAACRES and Mason Alexander Group broker 1,000 s/f for Charleston Shoe Company

"Secret Broker Society team of JAACRES and Mason Alexander Group broker 1,000 s/f for Charleston Shoe Company"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: March 05, 2019

"NEW YORK: The international Secret Brokers Society sales and leasing team of Joseph Aquino, President of JAACRES, and Lynn San Andres, President of The Mason Alexander Group has leased Charleston Shoe Company their 1,000 square foot store location at 12 Jobs Lane, SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK. Charleston Shoe Company, a national shoe retailer with twenty two (22) locations, can be found in tourist and resort settings throughout the United States."

 
 

Secret Brokers Society lands in London: The team is in place, & mandates are rolling in

"Secret Brokers Society lands in London: The team is in place, and the mandates are rolling in"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: Nov 20, 2018

"After a short hiatus, The Secret Brokers Society (SBS) is back together in full swing: making calls, exchanging ideas and market secrets, doing deals. Our format was always simple–Put the best worldwide brokers together in a room, or on a call, extract their egos and of course the politics, and what do you have? An all-star team!"

 

WE'LL HANDLE THE LEASING OF PRESENTLY 'PAUL & SHARK' SPACE ON MADISON AVE

"Joseph Aquino Commercial Real Estate Services LLC to handle leasing of former Paul & Shark space on Madison Ave"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: August 24, 2017

"This is one of the strongest retail sections along Madison Ave. and pedestrian traffic is always in full bloom. Even though most retailers don’t report sales publically on a store by store basis, sales in this particular corridor is the highest in the country. Madison Ave. is one the world’s most luxurious & longest shopping streets, starting at 49th St. where Saks Dept. Store is & goes upto the Armory at 93rd St."


BELFAST RETAIL TURNAROUND A TITANIC ACHIEVEMENT

"Belfast retail turnaround a Titanic achievement" - by Joseph Aquino

Published in: Real Estate Weekly

Published: August 16, 2017

"As a commercial real estate broker, I constantly travel the world searching for new retailers to bring back to New York City and the other cities in America. Most recently, I visited Belfast. The Lonely Planet Travel Site, which directs people to new travel destinations, once included Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland which is part of the U.K. on a danger list that included Baghdad, Beirut and Bosnia. They were referred to as the 4 B’s of dangerous Cities."


POP UP OR POOPED OUT? INSIGHT INTO TODAY'S RETAIL.

"Pop up or pooped out? Insight into today’s retail" - by Joseph Aquino

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal

Published: August 15, 2017

"Talking to a colleague from Rome, he says the Italians see New York City as a pop-up city from all the uncertainly in the retail sector; and every day seeing another Madison Ave. storefront come onto the marketplace on a daily basis. As I travel by car around Manhattan, and throughout the other boroughs, I actually see brokers and property owners have the words “pop up” on their for rent signs too."


São Paolo, Brazil’s Rua Oscar Freire

"São Paolo, Brazil’s Rua Oscar Freire" - by Joseph Aquino

Published in: Mann Publications

Published: August 2017

"Rua Oscar Freire is São Paulo ’s high street for shopping and fashion. It runs from Alameda Casa Branca to Avenida Doutor Amaldo in the affluent Jardin District of São Paulo. It is known as the most luxurious street in the world and is considered second in the Americas behind 5th Avenue in New York.


British men’s tailor to open UES shop

"British men’s tailor to open UES shop" - by Lois Weiss July 25, 2017 | 11:23pm "

Published in: New York Post

Published: July 25, 2017

"We love good construction and celebrating those who take pride in their work product. Now, the British-based bespoke and ready-to-wear men’s tailor, Lutwyche, has taken its first shop in the US. .


Mentoring is one of the most rewarding experiences

"Mentoring is one of the most rewarding experiences" - by Joseph Aquino"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ)

Published: July 4-17, 2017

"I would like to share a joyful experience with you. I have joined as a volunteer with The NYS Mentoring Program. It is a one-on-one mentoring program which was started in 1984 by Matilda Cuomo at the request of her husband, governor Mario Cuomo.


With recent tax changes in China, luxury and international retail markets are evolving 

"With recent tax changes in China, luxury and international retail markets are evolving - by Joseph Aquino"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) | Spotlights

Published: June 20, 2017

"For years luxury brands were doing tremendously well from the Chinese tourists purchasing outside of China along with the gift giving within China and then suddenly China put a halt to it and now all the luxury chains are suffering missing the monies from the Chinese marketplace. It appears poor sales has been blamedsolely on Internet sales, however I believe the problem is far more severe than just online sales." Workshop


Executive of the Month: Q&A  session with Joseph Aquino 

"Executive of the Month: Question and answer session with Joseph Aquino of Joseph Aquino Commercial Real Estate Services"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) | Front Section

Published: May 16, 2017

"Manhattan, NY The New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) recently sat down with Joseph Aquino, proprietor of Joseph Aquino Commercial Real Estate Services for a question and answer session."


 

MANHATTAN'S THIRD AVE. RETAIL CORRIDOR IS SEEING MUCH CHANGE 

"Manhattan’s Third Ave. retail corridor is seeing much change by Joseph Aquino"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) | Front Section

Published: May 02, 2017

"There is much change going on in the 60s through 70s area of Third Ave. This very viable residential neighborhood, is showing signs of struggling retail sales, bankruptcies, sales of companies, switching brands within the company–which in some cases has caused store closures. Stores who haven’t left us have been forced to downsize like Gracious Homes, which had stores on both sides of the street along 70th and 71st Sts., and now just have a small corner presence on Third Ave. and East 70th St". 


 

Was 2016 a year for New York City trophy deals or were they just relocations?

 

"Was 2016 a year for New York City trophy deals or were they just relocations?"

Published in: New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) | Front Section

Published: April 14, 2017

"With the news that Ralph Lauren will be closing their Fifth Ave. flagship after only two short years, one has to analyze some of the recent transactions to conclude was 2016 a year of trophy deals or just relocations".


TIPS ON LEASING YOUR STORE

"Spring into season with surefire leasing strategy"

Published in: Real Estate Weekly | Retail

Published: March 9, 2017

"As the new season gets underway, I have some pointers on how to lease your store quickly. I wish you good luck in your efforts..."

 

Deal or No Deal: How Joseph Aquino Stays Ahead of The Market

Deal or No Deal: How Joseph Aquino Stays Ahead of The Market

Published in: Observer

Published: June 8, 2010

"We represent a lot of landlords exclusively, and when we saw the downturn coming, we saw on a global level that this was bigger than New York. So in order to react to the market, we recommended [that landlords] lower the rates. And we did this quite successfully."

 

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