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Photo of Deborah Weinswig “Some retailers are continuing to expand, even as store closures are up markedly from 2016,” says Deborah Weinswig.

NEW YORK CITY—It’s a mix of good news and bad news for retail landlords in a new report from Fung Global Retail & Technology. Year to date, announced store closings are up 97% over the year-ago period. On the other hand, announced store openings are up 20% from the year-ago period.

Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny is managing editor of Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. He has been reporting on business since 1988 and on commercial real estate since 2007. He is based at ALM Real Estate Media Group's offices in New York City.

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