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6 People/Users Who Need Void Analysis to Enhance Their Businesses

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 29, 2019 2:39:36 PM

Maybe you’ve heard of the importance of running a void analysis when you’re recruiting retailers for your shopping center or trying to identify chain stores that are missing from your community. SiteSeer Professional’s tool, Void Analysis, is very beneficial—and not just for the broker or shopping center developer. Here are six people/users that should be using Void Analysis to grow the smart way: 

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Topics: Recruiting Shopping Center Tenants, Void Analysis, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry

Tips to Maximize Your Community’s Recruiting Budget

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Your community’s retail strategy can be proactive or reactive. A reactive strategy means that you evaluate businesses as they show interest in your community, rather than having your economic development team seek them out. Even if your community is in the enviable position of having the attention of the businesses you want to attract, is usually still makes sense to have a proactive strategy to ensure that you shape the type of environment desired by your residents and visitors.

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Topics: Retail Recruitment, Communities Industry

15 Small “Micropolitan” Areas in the United States

Posted by Sam Lowder on Jan 15, 2018 6:30:00 AM

Back in November, we assessed the top 16 fastest-growing large micropolitan areas in the United States. In case you need a refresher, a micropolitan area is defined by the Office of Management and Budget as a labor market area in the U.S. centered on a city with a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000 people. This is opposed to a metropolitan area, which has at least one city with a population of 50,000 or higher.

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Topics: Data Study, Retail Recruitment, Population Study, Demographic Data, Communities Industry

16 Large “Micropolitan” Areas in the United States

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 22, 2017 5:08:00 AM

Every growing retailer wants to find the perfect location to expand their business. Large cities tend to capture the attention of many businesses, but don’t overlook “micropolitan” areas: markets with a core city of 10,000 to 50,000 population. These areas often have untapped potential and some distinct advantages over expanding into a larger market.

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Topics: Data Study, Retail Recruitment, Population Study, Demographic Data, Communities Industry

SiteSeer Will Be at the International Council of Shopping Centers New York Deal Making Conference

Posted by Sam Lowder on Nov 20, 2017 5:50:00 AM

From December 6 to 7, 2017, SiteSeer will be at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) New York Deal Making conference in New York City. 

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Come See SiteSeer This Fall at ICSC Regional Deal Making Conferences

Posted by Sam Lowder on Oct 10, 2017 2:57:12 PM

If you’re a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and will be at one of the organization’s upcoming conferences, be sure to make time to come see the SiteSeer team! We’ll be at the following conferences this fall:

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

5 Tips on Recruiting Retail to Your Community

Posted by Sam Lowder on Oct 1, 2017 6:00:00 AM

There’s no question that recruiting retail is highly competitive and time consuming, and something many communities and cities struggle with. Most economic development councils have the same goals when it comes to retail recruitment:

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Topics: Retail Recruitment, ICSC, Communities Industry, Market Potential

Come Visit SiteSeer at the International Council of Shopping Centers Western Conference & Deal Making

Posted by Sam Lowder on Sep 18, 2017 10:41:29 AM

We’re just two weeks away from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Western Conference & Deal Making in Los Angeles. The SiteSeer team will be there and we’d love to meet you!

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Topics: ICSC, Retail Industry, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software

Come Visit SiteSeer at the International Council of Shopping Centers Florida Conference & Deal Making

Posted by Sam Lowder on Aug 21, 2017 2:19:11 PM

We’re just a week away from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Florida Conference & Deal Making in Orlando. The SiteSeer team will be there and we’d love to meet you!

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Topics: ICSC, Landlord Rep Brokers & Owners Industry, Conferences, Communities Industry, Tenant Rep Brokers & Developers Industry, Site Selection Software