Lisa Palmer, CEO of Regency Centers Corp. (Nasdaq: REG), participated in a video interview at Nareit’s REITworld: 2019 Annual Conference in Los Angeles.
Palmer, who became CEO of Regency at the start of 2020, said the company she joined 23 years ago has continued to improve each year, adapting and taking advantage of the opportunities that the ever-changing retail environment is presenting.
“It’s been validated that bricks and mortar continue to be a critical component of all retailers’ and service providers’ strategy. With the quality of our portfolio and our real estate, we are really well positioned to take advantage of that,” Palmer said.
Palmer also commented on the company’s Fresh Look initiative, which focuses on the importance of merchandise mix, place-making, and connecting throughout the portfolio.
Meanwhile, Palmer discussed how ethics, governance, and environmental stewardship factor into the company’s day-to-day operations.