Ask Friedman: Who’s Buying All Those Vacant Box Stores [Video]

Posted on November 22, 2019

With the shift of the retail industry and the recent ruins impacting big box stores, there has been an increased volume of vacant box locations. As retailers are facing some significant changes, the buyer pool for vacant box stores is also transforming. From self-storage buyers to healthcare tenants, the traditional pool of buyers has dramatically shifted over the years.

Hear more from Steven Silverman, Senior Vice President, Investment Advisory & Brokerage Services, on what goes into converting these vacant box stores into new use facilities: 

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The Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry is like an umbrella. Many different types of CRE services, specialties, departments and deals are available under the label “commercial real estate.” With such a wide array of capabilities, coupled with the fluctuating economic landscape, we find that there are many questions and misconceptions around the CRE industry.

We’ve turned to our team of experts to answer your questions and discuss the future landscape of commercial real estate. The team will offer expert insights for investors, developers, landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers and everyone in between to get a sneak peek into the workings of the CRE umbrella. Our goal with this series is not only to provide expert knowledge on commonly asked questions and debunk any CRE concerns but to also introduce the faces behind the iconic Friedman signs.