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National Retail Expert Talks Downtown Retail


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Downtown Columbus

National experts agree that residential and retail growth fuel downtown revitalization. Nearly 7,500 residents live downtown with occupancy rates at 95 percent so what’s the hold up for downtown Columbus retail?

When will the national chains return to our urban core? National retail expert and Downtown Works founder Midge McCauley spoke to a packed house during the Capital Crossroads and Discovery Special Improvement Districts’ Annual Meeting. McCauley took a a hard look at what’s needed to build strong and thriving retail downtown during her keynote address.

Click on the video below to see McCauley’s keynote address in its entirety. If you have questions about downtown retail, please contact Kacey Brankamp at 614-645-5095.