Monthly Archives: April 2012

Non-retail businesses think inside the vacant big box

WBIR-TV
However, many of the rejuvenated retail spaces are being occupied by businesses that are not retail. Inside the empty Marshall’s on Kingston Pike, a new heavily-armed business coming to town. “This is a laser tag gun. It is a replica M16 with a digital read more  

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Downtown Chattanooga could get eight new retailers by August

Chattanooga Times Free Press
“Really, the sky’s the limit.” The space has been largely empty since the start of the recession. But property owner Steve Hunt hopes this project will give retailers the push they need to fill the space. “We’ve got 50000 people working downtown, read more  

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Wood Fix for Vacant Store Fronts

woodworkingnetwork.com
It is also perfect for retailers that want to downsize and sublease part of their retail space. At a time when retail landlords are struggling with high vacancy rates, an innovative sales strategy utilized by some tenants is helping them fill the gaps read more  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think the idea good, even using the window film photo products (photo of occupied space) is better than brown paper or just lots of empty space. BD

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Mill Avenue Fills Empty Spaces with Art, IN FLUX Initiative

College Times
“The project is designed to brighten and activate available retail space left vacant by Borders Bookstores closing,” said Aurora about the Tempe installations. Not only does the project serve as a means to create connections between local artists and read more 

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Stuart officials hope to help owners realize their property’s potential

TCPalm
By Jim Mayfield STUART — With a glut of vacant and underutilized commercial property languishing in Stuart, city officials have announced a new initiative to help property owners understand the potential of their holdings. At an owner’s request, read more

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The arts bloom, in Springville

Buffalo News
And the community, once centered around the commercial activity of a thriving Main Street, suffered too. Today, nearly half of the physical spaces in the village’s main business district on Main Street sit vacant or disused, each one a run-down read more  

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English Garden Among Ideas for Vacant Downtown Properties

Patch.com
The Village of Clarendon Hills is looking into temporary uses for several empty sites in the central business district. By Joe O’Donnell The old police department property in downtown Clarendon Hills is one of four vacant sites being targeted by the read more 

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A New Lease

Apartment Finance Today
BY BRAD BERTON THE DEAL: Local commercialproperty player acquires former seniors housing tower from its former lender for an undisclosed price with plans to reposition the long-vacant property as luxury rentals. The makeover of a long-empty (and read more  

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Redwood City considers allowing offices to move into empty, ground-level …

San Jose Mercury News
Although a majority of planning commissioners indicated during their meeting Tuesday night that they prefer to see shops fill the empty spaces, a few said a couple of speakers made compelling arguments for a policy change, which staff had recommended…read more  

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