U.S. Retail Trends Report | Beyond the Headlines: “The Big Box is Dead?” | May 2017 Figures
Beyond the Headlines: “The Big Box is Dead?” | U.S. Retail Trends Report
Retail news headlines are the direst they’ve been in nearly a decade. They represent a chronic doom-and-gloom sentiment that ignores the new and ongoing growth opportunities for the retail real estate industry.
In this series, CBRE Research compares the prevailing headlines with what is actually taking place in the retail real estate industry through a close examination of market fundamentals and retailer activity.
Revealed is a series of major misconceptions that obscure many of the opportunities in the marketplace today.
In this first installment of our series, we address concerns that the power center big-box model is obsolete.