We are in the midst of significant paradigm shifts in the retail real estate industry that have impacted retailers, shopping center operators, owners and investors alike. While these changes have been dramatic and challenging they have also opened the door to some compelling value add retail investment opportunities.
The core focus of our Investment and Management program is to identify, acquire and operate value add retail investment opportunities. Due to the complexity and changing nature of the retail industry now more than ever it's critical to have an experienced team of retail professionals with the vision and expertise to deliver investment results. With over 100 years of experience in all phases of retail investment Meritage is uniquely suited to this task. We are experts at developing the strategic vision for an asset and then executing that vision with our comprehensive expertise in land acquisition, development, asset management, operations, leasing, marketing, acquisitions, dispositions, joint venture management and financing and projects valued in excess of $7 billion dollars.
Meritage Retail focuses primarily on large format retail projects of 200,000 square feet or greater including, but not limited to, Regional Malls, Community/Power Centers, Life Style Centers and Mixed-Use properties with emphasis on retail.