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City Series: The Well Won’t Run Dry on Canada’s Retail Corridors

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Whoever said brick-and-mortar shopping is a dying breed hasn’t visited Canada. Toronto and Vancouver’s prime urban retail corridors are a shopper’s paradise. From independent boutiques to upscale luxury retailers, both cities have something for every budget.

  • Vancouver’s South Granville attracts international retailers, tech titans and independent home-goods boutiques while Robson Street sees transformation from bleak to chic with international and luxury retailers.
  • Toronto’s Bloor Street provides prime
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What to do with 324 empty department stores?

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Recent closure announcements from JCPenney, Macy’s, Sears & Kmart tell us that up to 324 department stores will soon be empty. What happens when big anchors go vacant? JLL’s Greg Maloney explains how shopping center owners can make this space useful again. We also learn what happened to the 133 Target stores that closed in Canada in 2015 from Dr. Tony Hernandez of the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity… Read More