Retail X Missouri
Missouri city to get new Cracker Barrel

Missouri city to get new Cracker Barrel

The Belton Planning Commission has approved Cracker Barrel’s plans to construct a 9,170-square foot restaurant and gift shop in the Cornerstone Pointe development on the southeast corner of 163rd Street and Interstate-49 in Belton, Missouri. The store will be Cracker Barrel’s first location in Cass County and its 18th in the state of Missouri.

Retail v Wisconsin
Will Amazon dominate online grocery sales? Maybe not

Will Amazon dominate online grocery sales? Maybe not

It seems like a natural progression after Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods: Consumers will buy more of their groceries online. But at least one real estate expert says that online grocery sales had been on the rise before this big move, so it’s little surprise that grocers are doing whatever they can to capture as many Internet-based customers as possible.

Retail v Wisconsin
Milwaukee CRE market a smooth machine today

Milwaukee CRE market a smooth machine today

Like many Midwest markets, Milwaukee is enjoying a rise in commercial real estate activity this year. This has been good news for the brokers working this market, including those with the newly formed Founders 3, the company resulting from the merger of Milwaukee-area firms Commercial Property Associates, RFP Commercial and Siegel-Gallagher Management Company.