California Shopping

Field, Katherine
September 2006
Chain Store Age;Sep2006, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p106
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the leasing of commercial real estate in California by retail businesses. Steady growth in some markets and improving market conditions in others--along with a growing population have tenants clamoring for a place in California retail, despite occupancy costs that are among the highest in the nation. In fact, climbing rents are hardly a barrier to entry for most retailers, as strong consumer spending spurs healthy increases in retail sales.


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