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Starbucks will install a flagship Reserve Roastery on Chicago’s Mag Mile

Starbucks will install a flagship Reserve Roastery on Chicago’s Mag Mile

Starbucks plans to open a Reserve Roastery in Chicago next year, the third in the nation after Seattle’s, which opened in 2014 and one in New York which will open later this year. The location, at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Erie Street, is currently the marquee retail location for Crate and Barrel, which plans to move out on January 24 following news that they plan to lease office and production space in The Fields in Logan Square.

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Grocery-anchored investment options: hard to swallow?

Grocery-anchored investment options: hard to swallow?

Due to a number of factors, traditional grocers’ markets are losing market share, leading investors away from grocery-anchored shopping centers. But according to new research from Morningstar Credit Ratings, a changing grocery marketplace and growth of food delivery will increasingly depend on brick-and-mortar locations.