Is Retail Development Success Related to Housing Density?

David Segal

David Segal

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In the latest report from Cushman & Wakefield's Valuation & Advisory Retail practice, we observed existing retail in select urban geographies (Northern California/Bay Area, Southern California, and New York City) to gauge the upper limits of retail inventory.

Examining the retail square footage per capita, along with other benchmarks, we explored the relationship between household density and supportable retail area.