Despite major store closings, the retail vacancy rate in the United
States held steady at 10 percent in the first quarter of 2018 in 2017
though it's expected to rise to almost 12 percent by the third quarter
of 2019, according to Statista.
Although retail occupancy rates have remained steady for several months, analyst Barbara Byrne Denham, a senior economist at real estate research firm Reis, sees rough times ahead, she told National Real Estate Investor.. . . more