A City's Guide to 2017 Retail Real Estate Trends

What retail development trends will shape the market in 2017, and how should your city respond? In this webinar, we share the challenges and opportunities facing retail site selectors as outlined in Buxton’s 2017 Retail Real Estate Outlook.

Topics discussed will include:

  • The state of the retail real estate market, including rising competition and prices
  • Three key retail trends that are beginning to influence real estate decisions
  • How communities can respond to the current market dynamics

Learn what these retail real estate trends mean for your city’s retail development efforts and hear how the city of Lebanon, MO has developed a retail recruitment strategy.

Benjamin DeClue

Assistant to the City Administrator, City of Lebanon, Missouri

Cody Howell

Senior Vice President, Buxton

In his role as senior vice president, Cody leads Buxton’s account management team for all industries as well as the city government consulting division. He helps to build and maintain the partnerships with retail, restaurant, healthcare and city government clients ensuring they receive the guidance necessary to get the most from their custom analytics solutions. Cody also advises municipalities on retail economic development and planning initiatives, helping to shape growth strategies for client municipalities nationwide. Cody joined Buxton in 2011 as an account executive, working with numerous retail and restaurant clients. After much success in that role, he was promoted to vice president of the CommunityID division at Buxton. Prior to joining Buxton, Cody held leadership positions with Home Depot.

Dennis Maher

Director of Sales, Buxton

As a director of sales for Buxton’s public sector division, Dennis advises communities on economic development and planning initiatives using community analytics. He assists municipalities in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania in identifying retail and economic development potential. Prior to joining Buxton, Dennis worked in residential real estate, specifically in new construction and REO properties. He studied at the Singapore American School and continued studying real estate when he returned to the United States. 


Retail Real Estate Video
Open to view video.
Open to view video. 90 minutes
1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available