Some may say retail is dying, or use more colorful language to describe its state, but Boston developers say their city’s retail and mixed-use sector is thriving thanks to parking and placemaking adaptability.
“Charles Darwin had this idea of natural selection and survival of the fittest, and it’s what’s going on right now in this industry,” Prellwitz Chilinski Associates President David Chilinski said at Bisnow’s State of Boston Retail and Mixed-Use event last week. “[Evolution] is going on in our industry, and I think you have to embrace it.”. . . more