Is Explosive Population Growth Good for Retail Development?

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jul 29, 2021 5:15:00 AM

SiteSeer happens to be based in one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. Earlier this year, we released our updated 15 Fastest-Growing Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas blog post, and Boise came in #2 on the list of metro areas, jumping 3.15% from June 2018 to June 2020.

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Topics: Retail Predictions, Smart Retail Growth, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Economic Development

SiteSeer Sitdown with Two Commercial Real Estate Experts

Posted by Danielle Yanskey on Jul 26, 2021 7:15:00 AM

SiteSeer knows market research, retail real estate, site selection and more, but we never purport to know more about an industry than those working in it day in, day out. That’s why when we wanted to dig deeper into the state of commercial real estate in the United States, we decided to turn to two experts in our network to get their insights.

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Topics: Smart Retail Growth, Real Estate Analytics Tool, Population Study, Retail Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Commercial Real Estate Analysis Software, Economic Development

Q&A With SiteSeer's Lance Blick

Posted by Michaele Charles on Jul 16, 2021 11:32:40 AM

If you’re an existing SiteSeer user, you’ve likely talked with Lance before, our director of client services. Lance knows SiteSeer software inside and out and has that, “If I can’t get you the answer, I’ll find out who can,” type of attitude that makes him the best kind of client advocate!

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Topics: Real Estate Analytics Tool, Site Selection Software, Employee Spotlight

Data Partner Spotlight: INRIX

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jul 8, 2021 6:15:00 AM

When you’re in the retail business, location planning is a complicated process. There are many factors to consider when trying to ensure a location can be successful, but at the top of the list is making sure there’s plenty of traffic passing by that site (in other words: potential customers).

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Topics: Data Study, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Data Partner, Data Quality, Site Selection Analysis, Traffic Counts

Q&A With SiteSeer's Sam Lowder

Posted by Michaele Charles on Jun 25, 2021 9:30:00 AM

If you’re a SiteSeer client, chances are you’ve probably interacted with our VP of Business Development Sam Lowder before. Although Sam is the guy to talk to when you want to take a SiteSeer demo or learn how the tool can help you make more intelligent site selection decisions, he has an extensive background in research and analytics. Here’s our Q&A with Sam, including a few little-known facts!

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Topics: Real Estate Analytics Tool, Employee Spotlight

[Webinar] What Are Data Queries and How Can You Use Them in Your Location Analysis?

Posted by Lance Blick on Jun 18, 2021 6:00:00 AM

SiteSeer users, listen up: if you want to answer questions about your stores or locations, such as…

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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Analyzing Retail Sites, Competitive Analysis, Site Selection Analysis, Webinar, Data Queries

Staffing Realties of Opening New Stores in a COVID-19 Environment

Posted by Danielle Yanskey on Jun 16, 2021 5:30:00 AM

Stories of the current shortage of workers in the United States are all over the news right now. With the economy starting to reopen, this unusual predicament could be blamed on many things, but many say it is a combination of expanded unemployment benefits and lingering COVID-19 fears making some reluctant to return to the customer-facing workforce.

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Data Partner Spotlight: ChainXY

Posted by Sam Lowder on May 27, 2021 12:00:00 PM

When you’re a retailer, restaurant chain or real estate professional, it’s critical to do your homework. Our data partner, ChainXY, makes that much easier, with their chain locational data that allows real estate professionals that are conducting market research to make informed decisions.

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Topics: Data Study, Improving Store Locations, Building New Locations, Data Partner, Data Quality, Site Selection Analysis

Retail Trade Areas 101: Part II

Posted by Tom Kessler on May 27, 2021 6:00:00 AM

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Topics: Retail Trade Area, Market Research

The Latest on the 2020 U.S. Census Data

Posted by Sam Lowder on May 24, 2021 12:00:00 PM

You might have heard recently that after many months of delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau completed its counts and released its initial batch of data (state data) on April 26, 2021. Many SiteSeer users and clients have been asking about this data, so here’s a look at some of the highlights that might interest you:

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Topics: Retail Data Analysis, Data Study, Population Study, Demographic Data