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Colliers helps bring A Pleasant Dog to Grand Rapids

Colliers helps bring A Pleasant Dog to Grand Rapids

The former Hope Network building at 1430 Knapp St. NE in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has been transformed into a modern dog training facility, thanks in part to the work done by Colliers International|West Michigan. A Pleasant Dog has relocated from Wealthy Street to Knapp Street to accommodate its growth.

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Peru, Illinois land sale closes for just under $1 million

Peru, Illinois land sale closes for just under $1 million

Inland Real Estate Commercial Brokerage, Inc. announced the sale and closing of an approximate 3.5-acre land site, situated at the corner of IL-25 and Shooting Park Road, in Peru, Illinois for just under $1 million. Senior vice presidents of Inland Commercial Brokerage Paul Montes and Eric Spiess facilitated the transaction on behalf of the seller.

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The new 820-seat dining facility in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Illinois features floor-to-ceiling glass windows and offers more than a dozen fast-casual eateries.

Beyond shopping: Building experiences and entertainment into malls can keep customers coming 

While empty anchor stores and porches full of Amazon boxes seem to be the norm across the country today, brick-and-mortar retail is still going strong. Although shopping centers are losing big anchor stores like Carson Pirie Scott and Sears, as well as junior anchors like Toys “R” Us and Sports Authority, proper planning for these empty spaces and well-executed construction can keep shopping centers alive well into the 21st century.

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Flagships and the suburbs driving retail in Chicago

Flagships and the suburbs driving retail in Chicago

A growing economy and corporate expansions have led to escalating household incomes, providing consumers increased discretionary funds. According to Marcus & Millichap’s latest market report, retailers have taken notice. Activity in the suburbs improved over the rest of the metro in the last year, while new flagship stores have come to or are planned for Chicago’s urban core.