Green Street Advisors

DJ Busch

Managing Director, Retail

DJ Busch

Managing Director, Retail

DJ is the lead analyst for Green Street's retail team, managing research for the firm’s shopping center, mall, and net lease coverage. As part of his leadership role for these three sectors, DJ also oversees deep coverage of roughly 25 public real estate companies. For eight years, DJ has played a key role in enhancing the firm's mall coverage, including upgrades to Green Street's proprietary interactive mall database, which provides quality grades on over 1,000 U.S. malls. In 2016, DJ and his team produced an innovative research report related to department stores, ecommerce headwinds and the impact on malls. He has been quoted widely in the financial media, including The Economist, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and CNBC. DJ is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and he serves on its North American Research Task Force (NARTF). He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), contributing as an active member on the Commercial and Retail Development Council. Prior to joining Green Street in 2011, DJ was an analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, where he covered retail companies in the discounter, hardline, and supermarket sectors. DJ earned an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business, and a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

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Webinar: Getting a Pulse on Retail

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Managing Director DJ Busch on How Retail REITs Can Distinguish Themselves

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Alexa...Buy Whole Foods?

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Retail: Survival of the Fittest

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The Economist: The Decline of Established American Retailing Threatens Jobs

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New York Times: From ‘Zombie Malls’ to Bonobos - What America’s Retail Transformation Looks Like

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Financial Times: Luxury retailers beat a retreat from ‘vanity’ real estate

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Wall Street Journal: Retail Property Market Held Steady in First Quarter

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Wall Street Journal: Mall REITs Shrug Off Department Store Closures

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Wall Street Journal: Mall Landlords Dive Deeper Into Retail Assets

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NREI: Fast-Fashion Retailers Struggle with Slower Growth

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Wall Street Journal: Financing Plan Reawakes American Dream Mall Project in N.J.

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Retail Discussion at ICSC RECON with DJ Busch

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Wall Street Journal: Department Stores Need to Cull Hundreds of Sites, Study Says

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Wall Street Journal: Upscale Shopping Centers Nudge Out Down-Market Malls

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DJ Busch on the State of American Malls

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Bloomberg: These Malls Didn't Get the Memo They're Dying

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