Tag Retail

Retail Therapy: Health Conscious Consumers Drive the Market

By Lynn Dehlinger, Sr. Economic Development Manager/Broker Associate/ICSC P3 Florida Chair, Private Sector (10/31/2018) As everyday consumers push the health-and-wellness movement from the earthy-crunchy margins to the mainstream, retailers are going beyond just selling Fitbit wellness trackers and organic, gluten-free…

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Halloween Spending Statistics, Facts and Trends

Halloween retail spending will be $9 billion in 2018. It’s a little less than 2017’s record of $9.1 billion. Slightly fewer, 175 million, will celebrate. They will spend a record $86.79 per person, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey. One reason…

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Retail Industry Renaissance

By  Lynn Dehlinger, Sr. Economic Development Manager/Broker Associate The party line is that physical retail is dying, however this industry, as well downtowns, are in the midst of an amazing renaissance – diversifying their offerings like never before to create unique…

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The Changing Face of Retail…

By Sharon McCormick, Director of Business Attraction & Marketing Retail isn’t dying as some headlines read. It is certainly changing, though, and retailers, landlords and developers have to “adapt or die.” Understanding that change and adjusting for it is a…

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Healthy Retail, Healthy City?

By Sharon W. McCormick,Director of Business Attraction & Marketing Cities with a healthy retail mix are a magnet for residents, especially in a downtown environment.  Having a grocer, restaurants, retail, and general neighborhood services are important to people when deciding…

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Tavares Square broker selected

TAVARES – The city council has tapped a Pompano Beach company to be the commercial real estate broker for the future sale and redevelopment of the downtown Tavares Square property. Redevelopment Management Associates specializes in revitalizing core areas of cities,…

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North Port Retail Assessment Provides a Clear Vision & Strategy

Located in southern Sarasota County, this community sought RMA’s expertise to identify and analyze possible retail opportunities and create a strategic plan to enhance its economic development department’s business attraction efforts. Through a series of comprehensive community meet-n-greets and data…

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