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The Many Faces of Grocery

By Nelson Wheeler   To understand where the grocery sector stands today and the direction it is headed, we first have to understand where it has been.   The original dry goods stores were primarily a pre-World War II phenomenon selling ‘dry’ kitchen stuffs and clothing. New features were added over time, with dedicated meat […]

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Retail Occupancies Rival Premier East Bay Districts

The retail market is built on a mixture of both national retailers and local artisanal businesses. Oakland offers a blend of existing centers and new developments comprised of multiple shopping and dining districts that provide consumers with a broad shopping experience. The retail landscape here is home to some of the Bay Area’s elite restaurants, […]

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Globest

Retail Occupancies Rival Premier East Bay Districts

The retail market is built on a mixture of both national retailers and local artisanal businesses. Oakland offers a blend of existing centers and new developments comprised of multiple shopping and dining districts that provide consumers with a broad shopping experience. The retail landscape here is home to some of the Bay Area’s elite restaurants, […]

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Developers Bet On Entertainment

Recognizing that today’s retail environment stresses experience over shopping, developers of mixed-use communities in Texas are more frequently signing entertainment-oriented tenants to spaces that traditionally would have been reserved for department stores and inline soft goods retailers. Developers pursue different types of entertainment tenants, depending on the projects, their locations and their audience. All of the […]

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