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Giovanni Palavicini

Giovanni Palavicini

Fronteras

Giovanni Palavicini is founder of Fronteras, a Dallas real estate firm that specializes in the Latino market. His expertise in this area has made him a sought-after broker to assist with both site selection and lease negotiations in Latino communities for local, regional, and national clients. A native of Mexico City, Mexico, he’s one of the area’s few retail brokers who speaks fluent Spanish.

Stories by Giovanni Palavicini

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Giovanni Palavicini: Emerging Retail Real Estate Trends

It's often said that who you know is more important than what you know. By staying connected with key relationships over the past several weeks I have seen, heard, and realized some important developing trends in the retail sector for 2012.
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Giovanni Palavicini: Border Wars and Texas Retail

Drug cartel wars are causing retailers in Mexico to flee their native country and open and operate stores in the United States, especially in Texas. Its greatest impact can be felt in El Paso, where there is little retail vacancy.
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Giovanni Palavicini: Supermercados are the Future

The first thing I learned when I started my career in real estate was that retail is dictated by people and neighborhoods. Grocery-anchored shopping centers are among the most sought-after developments and retailer locations, because of the daily traffic they generate. With the proven and anticipated growth of the Hispanic population, developers have turned their attention to potential projects catering to this segment.
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Giovanni Palavicini: ICSC’s Hispanic Markets National Conference

Next month, the International Council of Shopping Centers will host its first Hispanic Markets National Conference. It will provide deal-making sessions, networking opportunities, and a wealth of information about tapping into the growing, influential, and lucrative Hispanic market.
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Giovanni Palavicini: Immigration Reform and Its Effect on Retail

The Hispanic community—which has an annual spending power of $176 billion in Texas—is at the center of current discussions on immigration reform. This debate has Hispanic retailers in limbo, as they try to decide how much and how quickly they want to expand here.
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Stories by Giovanni Palavicini

Retail

Giovanni Palavacini: It’s Time to Take the Sleeping Giant Seriously

The Hispanic population is growing exponentially faster than any other ethnic group in the United States, and its buying power is tremendous. This is especially true in Texas. Yet few retailers are targeting this huge and influential market.
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