In the latest edition of Retail Rap, my twice monthly column in Chain Store Age, I discuss the reluctance in our industry to develop mixed-use spaces – opportunities that could benefit investors in several ways.
To be clear, there are some really great mixed-use projects out there. Some developers and commercial real estate professionals have done an amazing job of harnessing the synergies of mixed uses in exciting and profitable ways. And the interesting thing is that many of them were not designed and built from the ground-up as mixed-use; they were redeveloped into mixed-use. Which leads me to question why that is.
Check out the full article from my recurring column, Retail Rap, at Chain Store Age.