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BIRMINGHAM, AL (September 18, 2019) – Sherwood, Arkansas has chosen Retail Strategies to handle retail and restaurant recruitment on behalf of the city. Sherwood is located in central Arkansas and has seen consistent population growth over the last two decades. The city’s tagline of “Close to the Action, Far From the Noise” captures their location proximity to the capital and the job opportunities in the surrounding areas, but gives their residents a quiet place to come home and raise their families.
“We currently have more than 2,500 businesses, including some Fortune 500 businesses, operating in Sherwood so we are definitely in a growth mode,” said Colleen Carr, economic development director for the City of Sherwood and its Chamber of Commerce.
By partnering with Retail Strategies, we plan to capitalize on that population growth to bring in additional retail and restaurant offerings to our current and future residents.”colleen carr, economic development director
Through this partnership, the Retail Strategies team will work hand in hand with city leaders to explain their trade area and opportunities for real estate development. Retail Strategies will perform a market analysis of the businesses located in Sherwood and identify areas of opportunity with businesses expanding into the Arkansas market. 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 City.
“My team and I are grateful for the opportunity to represent Sherwood,” said Matt Petro, chief development officer for Retail Strategies. “We look forward to working with Colleen Carr and the City of Sherwood to create and execute a strategy that will build out their retail, restaurant, and hospitality sectors in the city.”
About Sherwood, Arkansas
Sherwood is a rapidly growing community with a population of just over 30,000 located just a few miles north of the capital city of Little Rock. Sherwood is one of the most easily accessible communities in the Central Arkansas region. Rated recently by the Wall Street Journal as one of the ten (10) best cities in the United States in which to live, Sherwood offers a hometown atmosphere while conveniently located to the entertainment and amenities of a larger metropolitan area. To learn more, visit https://www.cityofsherwood.net/.
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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