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BIRMINGHAM, AL (August 20, 2019) – Pearl, Miss., has partnered with Retail Strategies to assist with market analysis and recruitment of retail, restaurant and hospitality brands, as well as revitalization of their downtown through Retail Strategies’ newest program, Downtown Strategies. Located on the east side of the Pearl River from the state capital of Jackson, Pearl is a growing community and is the 13th largest city in the state and the largest city in Rankin County.
We look forward to working with the Retail Strategies team to amplify our message of opportunity to bring new business to our community.jake windham, mayor of pearl
Our goal is to provide growth in the city for new businesses, while at the same time strengthening the foundation of our existing local retailers.”
Through the new partnership, Retail Strategies will perform a market analysis of the businesses located in Rankin County and identify areas of opportunity with expanding businesses. The Retail Strategies team will work with city leaders to help them understand their market and real estate development opportunities. Most importantly, the commercial real estate professionals at Retail Strategies will proactively reach out to potential businesses, property owners, brokers and developers on behalf of the county. The city will also undergo a two day, in-market Strategic Visioning Workshop, as part of their downtown revitalization efforts.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the city of Pearl on a holistic approach to community development, focusing on commercial business recruitment as well as downtown revitalization,” said Jenn Gregory, president of Downtown Strategies and manager of Retail Strategies’ Mississippi division branch. “Mayor Windham has a strong vision for Pearl, and we’re looking forward to helping the city of Pearl realize the potential for growth that we see in their market.”
About Pearl, Mississippi
Pearl, Miss., “The City Creating Its Own Future,” is a city that offers superior education opportunities, a strong economy and progressive local leadership. Pearl is ideally located with easy access to other parts of the state and nation near Interstate 20 and Interstate 55, known as “The Crossroads of the South.” For more information, visit www.cityofpearl.com.
About Retail Strategies
Retail Strategies is a leading national advisory firm focused on retail market analysis, strategic planning, retail recruitment and development. Our mission is to provide the real estate expertise, tools and human effort that position deserving towns as alluring locations for national businesses. With confidence, we pursue this mission by delivering unparalleled customer service as a unified team with unmatched real estate expertise. Our activities pay a return in sales taxes, added jobs, and businesses that enhance and add to the unique qualities of your community.
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