The only software that accelerates deals and uncovers risk for retail landlords
Impress top tenants, open stores on time, and proactively manage portfolio strategy and risk
Reduce time from prospect to store opening
Deeper portfolio insights to manage tenant risk
Automated marketing to attract tenants in a competitive market
Oversight into tenant relationships to retain strong tenants
One centralized platform to move from lead to lease faster
It's more important than ever to stay ahead of the competition
The retail sector has been evolving for years, and these shifts have only accelerated in today's challenging market. With VTS, retail landlords are enabled to uncover risk, attract more prospects, and accelerate deals in order to maintain occupancy and protect portfolio value.
Accelerate the process from prospect to move in to stay ahead in a competitive market
Protect your portfolio value with deeper insights
Expose hidden risks and opportunities
- Inform strategy with portfolio and partner-wide tenant insights, sales trends and leasing activity
- Manage risk by being alerted of vacancies, rising occupancy costs,
- Get the context you need with mobile access to live updates from your teams
Attract prospects in today's market with an automated digital marketing presence
Be ready to seize new market demand
- Save time creating custom marketing materials using automated content management with PropertyCapsule by VTS
- Attract new prospects to your site with automated listings pages
- Empower your leasing team to drive impactful virtual tours and meetings with custom site plans & maps
Protect your revenue stream by building sustainable relationships with high value tenants
Maintain strong occupancy
- Leverage your network with real-time alerts that highlight tenant relationships connected to active deals
- Unlock tenant relationship context when you need it most with easy access to updates from your team and a centralized view of contacts associated with your tenant
- Manage tenant risk with better oversight into your exposure across at-risk tenants, industries and markets
- Protect in-place leases with expiry alerts, rent review tracking and pre-populated lease terms on renewals
Move deals from lead to lease faster
Reach store opening without delays
- Never leave money on the table with real-time views of cash flow impacts and automatic deal financial calculations compared to budget
- Build finalized LOIs in seconds, directly from VTS Retail
- Quickly approve deals by triggering mobile alerts that let stakeholders approve from anywhere
- Ensure tenants move in on time with streamlined Tenant Coordination project tracking and complete oversight for the whole team
RETAIL ADVISORY BOARD
Meet our retail advisory board
Mr. Kessinger joined ShopCore in January of 2016. He has nearly 25 years of shopping center experience and oversees the company’s asset management, property management, marketing, and legal teams. Previously, Mr. Kessinger consulted exclusively for one of the world’s largest private equity firms on a variety of retail and joint venture projects, working directly with the firm, its counterparties, operating partners, and service providers on acquisitions, dispositions, and capital market transactions. In addition, he worked on leasing, development, and operating matters. Mr. Kessinger also served in a variety of capacities for DDR Corp. (now SITE Centers), ultimately overseeing all management, operations and transactional activity of DDR's joint ventures, partnerships and other investment funds. He served on DDR's executive committee for ten years. Mr. Kessinger is a graduate of The University of Akron and of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the ICSC Nexus Conference Committee.
Bradley P. Jones
With 30 years of experience in real estate, Brad is currently Head of Retail at Oxford Properties, and leads a team of over 1,000 employees in leasing, operations and asset management.
The current Canadian retail portfolio consists of 11 retail shopping centres, downtown urban retail (Toronto/Calgary), and retail within the iconic Fairmont hotels, the Park Hyatt and Intercontinental hotels in Toronto. The retail portfolio of approximately 15 million square feet generates over $400 million in NOI.
In addition to running the Canadian retail business, Brad is also responsible for assisting the U.S and Asia/Pacific teams on retail acquisitions globally and sourcing new retail concepts and brands for the Oxford portfolio. He provides strategic leadership, retail analytics and relationship management across the Oxford platform to ensure consistency and growth in the value of our assets.
D. Wright Sigmund
D. Wright Sigmund is Senior Vice President and National Director – Leasing for First Washington Realty, Inc. He is responsible for the overall management and execution of the Company’s leasing strategy. He has experience in real estate markets, investment analysis and deal making having serviced millions of square feet of space and successfully completed transactions with an aggregate value of over $500 million.
Prior to joining First Washington Realty, Inc., Mr. Sigmund spent five years as the Director of Retail Leasing for Vornado/Charles E. Smith where he led the leasing, management and vision of the retail portfolio. Prior to Vornado/Charles E. Smith, he focused on commercial real estate brokerage specializing in agency representation with top producing teams at Next Realty and CB Richard Ellis.
Mr. Sigmund obtained a Bachelor’s Degree from Washington and Lee University and a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Maryland. Sigmund serves on the Board of Directors for the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association, the Georgetown Business Improvement District, and Georgetown Heritage. He is active in active member of ICSC, and he previously served on the Young Leaders board of ULI and the Retail Task Force of the Rosslyn Business Improvement District.
Mr. Sigmund is an active member of the community having leadership positions in a number of organizations including the Trust for the National Mall, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief.
Alison Hallberg is an executive director at PGIM Real Estate and oversees the asset management functions across the northeast region for the retail sector. As one of the firm’s retail specialists, she leads the overall investment strategy on the open-air shopping centers in the region. Alison works on acquisitions and dispositions with the transactions team, as well as management and leasing with operating partners and third-party managers and leasing agents.
With over 15 years of asset management experience with the firm, Alison has covered multiple asset classes including office, retail, multifamily, hotel, self-storage and manufactured housing across PGIM Real Estate’s open-end core, core-plus and value-add funds. Previously to her current role, Alison was head of retail asset management for PGIM Real Estate’s flagship core equity real estate fund where she oversaw strategy, new asset selection, and asset management for the fund’s $4.7 billion retail and mixed-use portfolio totaling 13 million square feet.
Alison takes pride in being a member of PGIM Real Estate’s Inclusion Leadership Network and internal training, recruiting, and mentoring programs. She is also a member of the Northern New Jersey Advisory Board for Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. Alison has a bachelor’s degree in finance, with a minor in international business, from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Mary Rottler is the Executive Vice President of Leasing and Operations of Seritage. Prior to joining Seritage, Ms. Rottler served as the Vice President of Real Estate at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., (NYSE: WMT). In this capacity she was responsible for overseeing all facets of new store development in the eastern half of the United States and delivered approximately 350 new stores per year. Prior to that time she was the Vice President for Realty Supplier Management and Compliance. She joined Wal-Mart in 2001.
Stephanie McGowan is a Principal in Blackstone’s Real Estate Group based in New York. Ms. McGowan is involved in the asset management of Blackstone’s domestic retail investments including the ShopCore, Edens, and SITE Centers portfolios as well as Blackstone's domestic gaming investments including the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Since joining Blackstone in 2014, Ms. McGowan has been involved in many transactions including the creation of Blackstone's retail platform, ShopCore Properties, and the sale of the Brixmor, Regency, and UBS Kimco portfolios, among others.
Prior to joining Blackstone, Ms. McGowan was an analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Real Estate Gaming & Lodging Investment Banking group.
Ms. McGowan received a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with Highest Distinction and Phi Beta Kappa.
Mario is the Chief Financial Officer of Choice Properties REIT, an owner, manager and developer of a diversified portfolio consisting of grocery anchored retail, industrial, office and rental residential properties located throughout Canada.
Mario is responsible for financial strategy and capital management. He has more than 25 years of senior management experience in areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, operational analysis and capital markets.
Prior to joining Choice, Mario served as Chief Financial Officer of several public real estate entities managed by Dream Asset Management Corporation and held senior positions with Molson Inc. and KPMG.
He has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.
David Jamieson is Chief Operating Officer of Kimco Realty Corporation. Mr. Jamieson joined Kimco in 2007, and most recently served as Executive Vice President of Asset Management and Operations, where his role has been to develop and execute Kimco’s long-term asset management strategy at a national level. Working closely with regional leadership, he is responsible for day to day operations with a focus on identifying and implementing opportunistic value creation strategies that optimize the company’s portfolio performance, most notably by leading Kimco’s regional teams and their redevelopment and selective ground-up development efforts. Mr. Jamieson is also a voting member of the Company’s Investment Committee which approves all new investments, development projects and property dispositions.
Mr. Jamieson has also previously served as Vice President of Asset Management and Leasing for Kimco’s Western Region, and as Director of Real Estate for the Western Region. Prior to joining Kimco, Mr. Jamieson was a redevelopment specialist for an urban fund on the east coast. Mr. Jamieson received a B.S. degree from Boston College, and an M.B.A. from Babson College. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and an accredited LEED AP.
Manuel oversees Nuveen Real Estate’s retail sector platform. He is responsible for leading the company’s dedicated retail sector investment team and overseeing all retail equity acquisitions, dispositions and asset management.
Previously, Manuel was the head of Retail for the US, overseeing all investment activities and asset operations in a portfolio of +90 assets. During that period Manuel restructured major legacy JVs and focused our investment activities around mix use and necessity retail. He joined the firm in 2008 as the head of Spain and Portugal, where he opened the Madrid office and led the firm’s initial expansion into the region, including the execution of retail workouts over the GFC and large retail transactions. During his time in Europe he was involved in launching a South European value add retail Fund, in the conception of the Neptune/Neinver venture (an European outlet mall portfolio) and in managing the firm’s interest in the Sonae Sierra Strategy with 20+ shopping centers in Spain and Portugal. Manuel has also been active in capital raising for individual investments and long-term mandates across several jurisdictions, gaining equity and debt support for the platform. Prior to Nuveen Real Estate, Manuel gained initial retail exposure during his years at Unibail Rodamco, repositioning a number of assets involving acquisitions and expansions.
Manuel graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Sociology from the Universidad de Grenada and an M.B.A. from the Universidad Comercial de Deusto and Bradford University School of Management and is a lecturer at the Madrid IE Business School and a member of the University of Miami Business School Advisory Board.
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