FULL BLOOM: Sprouts now has 163 stores, including this one shown at Kimco’s Loma Square in San Diego

FULL BLOOM: Sprouts now has 163 stores, including this one shown at Kimco’s Loma Square in San Diego

Specialty grocers are carving deeper inroads into the retail industry, with small to mid-size brands such as Sprouts, Fresh Thyme, The Fresh Market, Fairway, and Aldi expanding their presence amid established players including Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods.… Read More

Today’s population is more educated and conscientious than ever regarding the food that passes our lips. Organic food is on the rise, and even other big-box wholesalers are getting in on the action. Sales of organic foods exceed $39 billion, five percent of total U.S.… Read More

Acquisitions

Booming in Boston

Posted by: Josh Weinkranz Josh Weinkranz
on June 26, 2014

The retail market in Boston, Massachusetts was always a famously tough nut to crack. Demand for space has increased while the vacancy rate, currently hovering only around 4.3 percent, has been in steady decline. Rents are on the rise in this densely infilled market and new construction is booming all over the city and out into the suburban ring.… Read More