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Pairing Pizza with the Perfect Retail Tenant

Pizza retailers are aplenty. The pandemic has proved that pizza was prepped and ready for carry out and delivery when other places were not. Is there a way to make a shopping center or restaurant sector thrive alongside pizza? What goes well with pizza? A Google or Pinterest search will amount to various recipes to pair with pizza. But physically, in retail, what businesses pair well or could be co-located with pizza? 

Retailers Set to Flourish as Country Reopens

As more retailers return to pre-pandemic operations, shoppers are ready to return to brick-and-mortar stores. A recent decline in online retail sales nationally signals retailers should prepare for an influx of in person shopping and a chance to strike while the iron's hot.Here are 3 types of retailers to watch in 2021 and the small changes that will help them thrive. 

Washington Coffee Shops to Spice Up Your Center

Coffee is a must for many morning routines and a Pacific Northwest staple. Bringing a coffee shop to your center can provide an influx of traffic and give other retailers that much-needed bump. Here are five coffee retailers in Washington who can provide a spice to your mall or center.

Retailers in Jeopardy as Workers Head Back to the Office

It’s hard to believe anything good came out of 2020, but certain brands saw big gains even in a tough year. While these retailers burned bright, filling a specific mid-pandemic need, there is some danger of them burning out soon as a new normal begins to settle in. Here are 3 types of retailers that may begin to sputter in 2021. 

Coffee is still King in Retail

Coffee continues to be one of the best drive-thru, quick retailers who can ebb and flow with the changing retail real estate atmosphere. Java Nation is a staple in Maryland and is an example of a retailer who could supplement your center spaces. 

National Brands Set for Big Expansion

In 2021, many brands are hoping to regain the lost momentum from the pandemic and kick-start growth plans with strategic expansion. Here are 5 big retailers who have plans to expand this year, and just how they plan to pull it off. 

Giant Food Expansion Continues

For over 75 years, Giant Food has been operating under a single goal: delivering unmatched selection, quality, and value. It’s now expanding its operations in the northeast region.

5 Ways CRE Owners Can Use Retailsphere to Find the Perfect Tenant

When you own a business, or run your own company, you know you’ll have to wear a few hats. Running point on maintenance, bookkeeping, collections, marketing, and the general day-to-day work of putting out fires is just what you and your small team do to make things work. But working smarter, not harder, is key to not letting those fires overwhelm you. Learning tried-and-true methods helps you build a better business—and helps your tenants thrive. 

Expanding Retailers in Delaware

Trying to navigate 2020 was a whirlwind, but as we emerge from the pandemic retailers are starting to take advantage of a retail rebound. These five retailers are planning on making a comeback this year by adding these new Delaware locations.

How Leasing Agents Can Use Pandemic Recovery to their Advantage

The pandemic just quickened the timeline for the adaptations that were already taking place in retail. One of these changes being retailers taking advantage of the much more flexible lease terms offered by desperate leasing agents. With adaptations in commercial real estate, we are entering a new phase in retail.