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The retail market has a green light for growth in 2020. With a strong economy and a progress in diffusing the trade ware with China, the retail market is setting up for a great year. This includes both investment activity and the availability of capital as well as growth for retails that will lead to strong retail absorption and rental rats.

“Probably the best indicator of retail market performance in 2020 is the outlook for the general economy for 2020,” Scott Grossfeld, partner at Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP, tells “The good news looking forward is that the foundation and fundamentals for the economy and retail still look strong.  Heading into 2020, the stock markets are at all-time highs, consistently setting new records. Unemployment is at record lows. Wages are increasing, interest rates are low and capital is plentiful. Consumer confidence is at reasonably high levels.”

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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