• Investments increased substantially by 21.1% since 2018 to $1.2 billion.
  • Retail sales increased by 3.1% year over year, indicating a healthy market.
  • Fast fashion is loosing ground in the GMA, slowly being replaced by more ethical, eco friendly, and sustainable retailers
  • Higher vacancy in the street retail segment remains an issue. The city will be hosting public hearings to find ways to support retailers.