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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the West Coast region of GlobeSt.com and Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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making broad statements relative to Retail real estate can be very misleading. it is very market specific. for example markets such as San Diego, Orange County, west LA, san fransisco and other high barrier to entry markets would welcome some space availability as there is much more demand for large and small spaces in these trade areas that cant be accomodated at this time.
in addition we are now seeing some Catalogue and "online" retailers going to brick & mortar stores to supplement their sales.
Posted by michael m | Wednesday, August 27 2014 at 10:26AM ET