There has been a great deal of discussion and analysis in recent years regarding the ongoing struggles of many traditional department store giants. Brands like Sears, J.C. Penney and Macy’s are scratching and clawing to continue to stay afloat, together with a number of big-box retailers that are also struggling to remain competitive in an […]
Big Box Vacancies
Big box vacancies are increasing exponentially. The following article from the St. Louis Post Dispatch does a great job of framing the issue and suggesting some alternative (and VERY creative) reuses.
I spent a few days last week in the Kansas City market. First of all, it is one of the nicest markets in the US, especially the area around Country Club Plaza. Retail on the whole is performing well in the market. The most successful retail properties seem to be Town Center at Leawood and […]