9 results for “West Lafayette”
Retail Midwest

Nimbler retailers turning to small-format stores for a boost

| Dan Rafter

The reactions when former retail king Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month were predictable, with pundits pointing to the filing as more evidence that physical retail is dying. But not all retailers face the same fate as Sears. Many continue to adapt to the changing shopping habits of consumers.

CRE V Michigan

Betting on the Strand Theatre to boost downtown Pontiac

| Dan Rafter

Kyle Westberg looks at downtown Pontiac in Michigan and sees nothing but promise. Yes, Pontiac, like Detroit, struggled mightily during and after the Great Recession. The state of Michigan even appointed an emergency manager to take over the struggling city from the summer of 2010 through the summer of 2013. But Westberg, president and chie…