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Real Capital Markets: Grocery-anchored centers continue to thrive

by Dan Rafter The retail sector is facing plenty of challenges, with online sales biting into the profits of brick-and-mortar retailers. But there is one traditional retail sector that continues to thrive today: retail centers anchored by grocery tenants. That’s … Continue reading

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Grocery stores aren’t always the ideal anchor tenants

by Dan Rafter Joe Parrott, a senior vice president of retail services at CBRE’s Bannockburn, Illinois, office, has long studied the performance of retail anchors. He even releases a regular Chicago Retail Anchor Report. In Parrott’s most recent report — … Continue reading

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How to get Whole Foods to open in your retail center

by Dan Rafter You’re developing a retail center. You’d love to have it anchored by one of the grocery business’ hottest stars, Whole Foods Market. But how do you attract the grocer to your development? It all comes down to … Continue reading

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Mid-Amercia report: Gourmet grocers keep expanding

by Dan Rafter Noticing more grocery stores in your city? You’re not alone. Developers across the Midwest have discovered that grocery stores — especially gourmet ones — are consumer favorites today. A recent report from Mid-America Real Estate Corporation offers … Continue reading

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