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5 Effective Hacks for Targeting Retailers to Fill Spaces

Paying attention to trends and being open to change can help any entrepreneur stay ahead of the game. For leasing agents, this means paying attention to the billions of active participants in social media as well as up-and-coming research tools that can save you time and money while targeting retailers. Here are 5 ways to hack […]

Expanding Retailers to Bring to Your Shopping Center

With cold months behind us and COVID cases on the decline, we are entering into a new season: a season of hope. Retailers are reflecting that hopeful attitude by opening more locations.  Hope is permeating as vaccines are widely available and as a nation we are shrugging off the hardships of enduring over a year […]

A Retail Profile: Angelina’s Pizza and Pasta

A picturesque traditional Italian restaurant, Angelina’s Pizza and Pasta is family owned and operated with their sole location in Odenton, Maryland. And they are an example of an expansion candidate primed for multi-unit status.  Their appetizing menu ranges from true Italiano classics to American influenced dishes. The pizza in particular reflects simple, yet gourmet ingredients, […]

Creative Retail Concepts to Fill Vacancies

A bookstore serving coffee or a wine bar selling books: a retail concept is maximizing book sales by adding beverages served in-house for a beautifully paired experience. Sometimes the unique way to fill a vacancy can be as simple as tapping into the creative side. Here are some creative retail concepts to fill your vacancies. […]

Expanding Retailers in Oregon

As 2021 goes, so is the list of Retailers planning on expanding, even amid a global pandemic. Retailers are following trends throughout the nation of opening up, while continuing safe practices. Here are the top 5 Retailers that are going to be adding a location in Oregon this year. 1). Nike Live Nike is a […]

TOP 5 Ice Cream Retailers for your Shopping Center

Is it just us, or is ice cream perfect for any occasion? Whether it's a birthday, holiday, or frankly any event, ice cream is a staple in many homes throughout the United States, especially now with new flavors coming to the surface. We're sharing the top five ice cream retailers. Consider bringing an ice cream […]

Expanding Retailers in Utah

As Utah’s population speedily increases, the demand for more retail increases. Utah is currently experiencing exponential growth and retailers are expanding to multiple locations in 2021.  Utah has continually and rapidly grown in population size. According to data collected from the Census, Utah has the highest growth percentage for population in the nation. Tech industries […]

Utilizing an Open Space Concept as a Leasing Agent

Open outdoor space integrated among retail has become a highly sought after luxury during the COVID-19 pandemic, while requiring ample amount of open space for social distancing. Though we may be on the tail end of the pandemic, the commodity of open outdoor space in shopping centers will be a desirable trend moving forward and […]

Expanding retailers in Arizona

With economic recovery as a nation in a constant state of rise and fall, some retailers are finding growth in a time filled with uncertainty.  For some retailers, economic relief and recovery will not come in time, but for others, it will bolster their expanding businesses. One of those places includes Arizona, with a population […]

5 Marijuana Retailers Changing the Face of Cannabis

Medical marijuana is now legal in 36 states, and recreational use is legal in 15 (plus D.C.). The legal cannabis market is expected to exceed $73 billion by 2027, and the mood across the country has irrevocably shifted in how cannabis is viewed and used. Most notably are the cannabis dispensaries and retailers popping up […]

Top Expanding Celebrity Chef Restaurants

A certain type of chef has always run with the rich and famous, but food turned entertainment has made way for celebrity chefs to become household names. As they build their empires, celebrity chefs are tapping into trends and pleasing fans with the opening of affordable restaurants. Here are 5 options to consider bringing to […]

Expanding Retailers in New Mexico

Retailers in New Mexico have dealt with a whirlwind as they struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy during the pandemic. Bordered by Texas and Oklahoma, New Mexico is the 36th largest state by population with 2.35 million residents, projecting to hit the 2.5 million mark by 2025. And primed for unique retail expansion. Top […]

Small format Bloomingdale's called Bloomies" to Open Fall 2021"

Macy’s owned Bloomingdales has announced they are experimenting with smaller format stores called “Bloomies.” With a footprint less than 22,000 square feet, the first will open in Fairfax, VA this fall.  A spokesperson for Bloomingdales said, "'Bloomie's' [will bring] the energy, discovery, and fun of Bloomingdale's to a smaller, highly edited and service-driven location." This […]

Five Below Plans Expansion Following Successful Holiday Season

Following a successful holiday season, the retailer has plans to expand with 170 locations.Five Below has announced it will be expanding following a successful holiday season. The retailer will open 170 stores over the next nine months to bring its total to more than 1200 locations. In 2020, Five Below opened 110 new stores, bringing […]

Major Food Group Adding Several New Restaurants in Miami

With concepts in New York, Las Vegas, Hong Kong, and Tel Aviv, Major Food Group (MFG) is entering the Miami market with at least 4 new restaurants in 2021. Carbone, which has developed a world wide cult-following, opened at the end of January near the southern tip of Miami Beach in the South of Fifth […]
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