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Retail Midwest

Marcus & Millichap report finds the hope in retail

| Dan Rafter

No one denies that the nation’s retail sector is evolving. Retailers today have to change or, as the fate of once-dominant retailers such as Sears and Toys R Us proves, they will fall into bankruptcy. But there are signs of hope in this sector, if you look in the right places.

CRE N Illinois

NICAR installs Rebekah Carlson to head leadership team for 2018-2019

The Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors (NICAR) installed a new executive board, along with nine other board members to lead the association through the 2018-2019 board term. At the same meeting NICAR also thanked Chris Schramko for his year leading the association. The festivities took place at the association’s installati…

CRE N Illinois

Retail veterans establish new firm, A R C Real Estate Group

Andy Robbins and Al Rodenbostel, the principals and founders of ARCORE Real Estate Group, along with Anthony Campagni, who helped establish RKF’s presence in Chicago, have joined together in forming A ▪ R ▪ C Real Estate Group. The firm has been created to serve new and existing retail clients in Chicago and nationally, and to provide compr…

Retail N Illinois

Empty storefronts pose unique retail opportunities

| Matt Baker

Over 2,500 storefronts closed during the first half of this year, with another 500+ retail locations expected to follow suit before the year is out. But all is not lost. According to a new retail outlook research report by JLL, these store closures present an opportunity for new retail and new uses, whether those vacancies are in strip mall…

Retail i Ohio

Shake Shack continues to grab the dollars of Midwest diners

| Dan Rafter

Struggling retailers grab the headlines today. This year, that means retailers such as Subway, Toys R Us and Rite Aid are in the news for all the stores they are closing. But what about those retailers that are thriving? There are plenty. They just don’t earn the big headlines.

Retail P Kansas

Surviving the retail apocalypse: Polsinelli experts offer a guide

| Dan Rafter

By now, the headlines are familiar: Brick-and-mortar is dying, crushed by Amazon and the ever-growing popularity of online shopping. And the numbers appear to back this up, with more than 5,000 retail stores closing their doors in 2017. When Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in late 2017, Bankruptcydata.com called it the third-largest retail b…